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Al-Mina is the modern name given by Leonard Woolley to an ancient trading post on the Mediterranean coast of northern Syria, in the estuary of the Orontes, near present-day Samandag in Turkey's province of Hatay.
"Al-Mina" is a book by Tasha Vorderstrasse.
- also known as "Al-Mina: a port of Antioch from Late Antiquity to the end of the Ottomans"
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by Simon Hornblower, Antony Spawforth, Esther Eidinow
JFDr Al-Mina, a port at the mouth of the river *Orontes in Turkey, excavated by Sir Leonard Woolley in 1936–7. It was established as a trading-post (*emporion) by 800 BC and visited by Cypriots and Greeks (mainly Euboeans and islanders).
by Carl Waldman, Catherine Mason
Al-Mina was important as the start of the shortest caravan route to Mesopotamia. The growing power of Assyria, a state north of Babylon in Asia Minor based in the city of Ashur on the Tigris, increasingly disrupted trade in the eastern ...
Volume Three: m- by Gábor Takács
explained Ar, "al-mina” via Cpt. (!) ultimately from Eg, mnj (!), which is baseless. m 10. GT. because of Cpt. -ll-, a comparison with Brb. *o-mol “arriver a” [Ksm.] is out of question. NB: In addition, it derives from ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)
Latest Edition. A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature by Thomas Spencer Baynes
The port (Al-Mina) is about two miles distant, on a small peninsula. The population is estimated at 17,000, with the port at 24,000 or a little more. Nearly half of these are Christians, the Maronites preponderating. There is a considerable export ...
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Anagrams of AL-MINA
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- LA MINA
- MAI LAN
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