Hems

Hems or Homs (35), a noted Syrian city known to the Romans as Emesa, on the Orontes, 63 m. NE. of Tripoli; here stood in ancient times a famous temple of the Sun, one of whose priests, Heliogabalus (q.v.), became Roman emperor (218); the Crusaders captured it from the Saracens in 1098; it does a good trade in oil, cotton, silk, &c.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Hemel Hempstead * Hemsterhuis
Helots
Helps, Sir Arthur
Helsingfors
Helst, Bartholomæus van der
Helvellyn
Helvetii
Helvétius
Hemans, Felicia Dorothea
Hénault
Hemel Hempstead
Hems
Hemsterhuis
Henderson, Alexander
Henderson, Thomas
Hengist and Horsa
Hengstenberg
Henley, William Ernest
Henley-on-Thames
Henotheism
Henrietta Maria
Henrietta Maria