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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La prioridad es que no haya flujo (de armas) hacia las montanas Amanus", explica una fuente de seguridad.
Some finds were made in Fms beneath ophiolites in Amanus, on both sides of the Levant Fracture called Kara Su Valley.
Considerada como divinidad atmosferica (Gonzalez Wagner, 2001: 30), la etimologia de su nombre se ha relacionado con las colinas de Amanus, en el N de Ugarit (Lipinski, 1995: 251; Markoe, 2000: 130).
Nesse mesmo periodo dos anos iniciais do seculo VII, apesar das perseguicOes e violencias ordenadas pelas autoridades bizantinas, que tentaram impor pela forca a Confissao de Calcedonia como fe ortodoxa do Imperio Romano, os miafisitas constituiam a maioria dos fieis cristaos de amplas e populosas areas do Oriente Medio: as regiOes falantes de siriaco da Diocese da Anatolia, que ficava a leste do Rio Labotes e das Montanhas Amanus; a provincias Eufratense, Osroena e Mesopotamia; os campos de Antioquia e da Apameia; e os desertos arabes.
Type loc."monts Amanus, pays d'AkbAs" [Turkey: Hatay prov.: Akbez]The endemic subspecies is known only fromSC Anatolia.
"Ben [son of]" can precede the name of a father or earlier ancestor, or a clan, or a locale, any one of which might define "Rahubi." 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.
"Subi las montanas del Amanus y derribe troncos de cedros [...] cipreses (y) pinos, e hice ofrendas de ovejas a mis dioses [...] Los troncos de cedro de la montana del Amanus los envie para el templo Esarra"...
Asimismo, la parte mas oriental de la Cilicia Pedias quedaba delimitada por la cordillera del monte Amanus, atravesada por el rio Pyramus, que nacia en Capadocia.
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.C., recorded in his annals (ARAB, 1: 207, [section]582): "On my return, uruMu-@-ru, a royal city (i.e., district capital) of Arame, son of Agusi (the king of Arpad), I seized as a stronghold for myself; I strengthened its thresholds, I built therein a palace for my royal abode." The city must have stood on the northern border of the kingdom of Arpad in order to be seized and annexed by Shalmaneser III on his way from the Amanus to the Euphrates, and must have been a major site to qualify as a fortified district capital, first of Ar-pad, then of the Assyrian Empire.