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Adulis

Definition of the noun Adulis

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Adulis is a genus of Pyralidae, described by Ragonot in 1891.

Adulis is a family of Lepidoptera.

Place

Adulis or Aduli is an archeological site in the Northern Red Sea region of Eritrea, situated about 30 miles south of Massawa in the Gulf of Zula. It was the port of the Kingdom of Aksum, located on the coast of the Red Sea. Adulis Bay is named after the site. It is thought that the modern town of Zula may be the Adulis of the Aksumite epoch, as Zula may reflect the local name for the Ancient Greek "Adulis.

Miscellanea

Adulis is a genus of snout moths. It was described by Ragonot, in 1891.

Phrases with Adulis

  1. Adulis Serratalis
  2. Adulis Distrigalis
  3. Genus Adulis

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Google previewRome and the Distant East (2010)

Trade Routes to the Ancient Lands of Arabia, India and China by Raoul McLaughlin

Adulis is a place founded by Egyptian runaway slaves. It is the principal market for the Troglodyte (Somali people) and also for the people of Ethiopia. It is five days sail from Ptolemais [Theron].43 However, the Periplus warns that 'Barbaroi' ...

Google previewThe Essential World History (2016)

World history, World history by CTI Reviews

Adulis: Adulis is an archeological site in the Northern Red Sea region of Eritrea, about 30 miles south of Massawa. It was the port of the Kingdom of ...

Google preview2222 Facts About Africa (2016)

by Ade Adeola

Adulis is a port city in Eritrea founded by the Greeks 1387. It is believed that the son of King Solomon, from the royal house of Judah, and the Queen of Sheba founded the Kingdom of Axum (Aksum), in southern Eritrea and Ethiopia. 1388.

Google previewThe World, A History, Combined Volume (2016)

by CTI Reviews

CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS: KEY TERMS, PEOPLE, PLACES, CONCEPTS Adulis: Adulis is an archeological site in the Northern Red Sea region of Eritrea, about 30 miles south of Massawa. It was the port of the Kingdom of Aksum, located on ...

Google previewSocieties, Networks, and Transitions, Volume 1, To 1500 (2016)

Civilizations, Civilizations by CTI Reviews

Adulis: Adulis is an archeological site in the Northern Red Sea region of Eritrea, about 30 miles south ofMassawa. Itwastheport of theKingdom ofAksum,located onthecoast ofthe Red Sea.heport.

Google previewTraditions and Encounters , A Global Perspective on the Past (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Adulis: Adulis is an archeological site in the Northern Red.

Google previewThe Heritage of World Civilizations, Teaching and Learning Classroom Edition, Combined Volume (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Adulis: Adulis is an archeological site in the Northern Red Sea region of Eritrea, about ...

Google previewThe Human Past (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Adulis: Adulis is an archeological site in the Northern ...

Google previewWorld History, Journeys from Past to Present (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Adulis is an archeological site in the Northern Red Sea region of Eritrea, about 30 miles south of Massawa. It was the ...

Google previewAncient Civilizations of Africa (1990)

by G. Mokhtar, Muḥammad Jamāl al-Dīn Mukhtār

Adulis is a deserted site, but the people of the nearby villages still call the ruins Azuli. All, or nearly all, the other ancient sites have names which are certainly not those of Axumite antiquity. Axum The city of Axum enjoyed a great reputation in ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Archaeology (1983)

by Ruth Whitehouse

Adulis. Located on the Red Sea coast of Ethiopia, southeast of the modern port of Massawa, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

This was either in, or near, the Bay of Adulis or Adule, (*Aeou\tr or 'AcovKv,) the principal emporium after Berenice.

Google previewA Dictionary of Archaeology (2008)

by Ian Shaw, Robert Jameson

PA-J Adulis (Zulla) Red Sea port, closely connected with the ancient city of AXUM . Located about 4 km inland from the Gulf of Zulla (or Annesley Bay) in the northeastern highlands of Ethiopia. In 1868 R. Holmes of the British Museum cleared ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

This was either in, or near, the Bay of Adulis or Adule, ("A2ot>X*r or 'A.oovKrj,') the principal emporium after Berenice.

Google previewAfrica: An Encyclopedia of Culture and Society [3 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Culture and Society by Toyin Falola Ph.D., Daniel Jean-Jacques

Adulis, near present-day Massawa, was Aksum's most important port. The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea, a first-century cE guide for Greek mariners, makes mention of the town: “From that place to the city of the people called Aksumites there ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

An Egyptian monk, named Cosmas Indicopleustes, having penetrated into Abyssinia, was employed by Elesbaan, the ting, to copy two inscriptions on a chair and small column of white marble, which had been erected at the port of Adulis.

Google previewEncyclopaedia britannica (1910)

a dictionary of arts, sciences, literature and general information by Hugh Chisholm

The capital Auxume and the seaport Adulis were then the chief centres of the trade with the interior of Africa in gold dust, ivory, leather, aromatics, &c. At Axum, the site of the ancient capital, many vestiges of its former greatness still exist; and ...

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Archaeological excavations are currently underway at Adulis, 65 kilometers south of Massawa, Eritrea.

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Scrabble value of A1D2U1L1I1S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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