Amanus

Amanus

 

(Nur-Dağ, Gâvur-Dağ, Nur-Dağlari), mountain range in southern Turkey, extending for approximately 100 km along the eastern shore of the Gulf of Iskenderun. The range is composed of limestone, sandstone, and volcanic rocks, and it has elevations up to 2,262 m. On the slopes are tough-leaved forests and shrubs.

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Some finds were made in Fms beneath ophiolites in Amanus, on both sides of the Levant Fracture called Kara Su Valley.
In the Monolith Inscription, "Ammon" is one of the numerous words with flawed orthography, and that offers the possibility of the alternative reading that would place Ba'sa's realm farther north in the Amanus Mountains.
Some discoveries have been made in formations beneath ophiolites in the Amanus area, on both sides of the Levant Fracture called Kara Su Valley.
The PKK operatives tried to ensconce themselves along the road from Lataqiya in Syria to Samadag, a village in the Amanus mountains in Hatay.
Now Shalmaneser III, after a foray across the Amanus into lowland Cilicia in 834 B.
In this context, I must add that I agree with Xella's analysis of amn in a Ugaritic letter as denoting the Amanus and find his arguments against the existence of two mountains in the same area, one Amanus, the other H/Hamanus, to be convincing.
Some discoveries have been made in Fms beneath ophiolites in the Amanus area, on both sides of the Levant Fracture called Kara Su Valley.