Ebla


Ebla
Archaeological site in Syria excavated in 1974–5. Many thousands of cuneiform texts were discovered written in a language which resembles Hebrew. They give important information about the Near East in the years 2400–2250 BCE, showing that there was a high degree of urban civilization in Canaan before Abraham migrated from Haran (Gen. 12:4). But the supposed allusions to people and places in the Hebrew Bible have not withstood closer scrutiny.

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  • Ebla — Tell Mardikh Ruines du site de Tell Mardikh/Ebla Localisation Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ebla — (Arabic: عبيل، إيبلا, modern Tell Mardikh, Syria) was an ancient city about 55 km southwest of Aleppo. It was an important city state in two periods, first in the late third millennium BC, then again between 1800 and 1650 BC. The site is most… …   Wikipedia

  • EBLA — EBLA, archaeological site in northern Syria, present day Tell Mardikh, located 35 mi. (60 km.) south of Aleppo and excavated by an Italian team of archaeologists starting in 1964. In the 1970s thousands of cuneiform texts dated to the second half …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ebla — fue un reino de Síria centrado en la ciudad de Ebla, la cual ya existía al comienzo del tercer milenio momento en el que llegó a ser un verdadero centro urbano amorrita, que se desarrolló por el comercio con Mari, ciudad de la que fue tributaria… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Ebla — site archéologique proche d Alep, en Syrie, ville et royaume antique de Mésopotamie (IIIe millénaire av. J. C.). Vestiges et très importantes archives sur tablettes cunéiformes rédigées parfois en sumérien, et le plus souvent dans une langue… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ebla — Ruinas de Ebla …   Wikipedia Español

  • Ebla — Ausgrabungen in Ebla I Ausgrabungen in Ebla II …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ebla — /eb leuh, ee bleuh/, n. an ancient city whose remains are located near Aleppo in present day Syria, the site of the discovery in 1974 75 of cuneiform tablets (Ebla Tablets) documenting a thriving culture of the third millennium B.C. * * * modern… …   Universalium

  • EBLA — (modern TELLMARDIKH)    City in the Orontes valley in Syria, a land well known for the fertility of its fields and rich pasture. The history and economy of Ebla are unusually well known, due to the voluminous archives discovered by Italian… …   Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia

  • Ebla — Ẹbla,   Ịbla, altorientalische Stadt in Nordsyrien, die u. a. in akkadischen Texten von etwa 2250 bis 1950 v. Chr. mehrmals erwähnt wird; im 2. Jahrtausend nehmen Erzählungen aus Hattusa Bezug auf Ebla. Die Stadt wird seit 1964 von… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Ebla —    An important independent city state and commercial center in the Orontes Valley in northern Syria. Ebla (modern Tell Mardikh), which had close ties with nearby Mesopotamia, rose to prominence twice. The first time was in the late third… …   Ancient Mesopotamia dictioary