Habor River
Habor River
A river of Mesopotamia in Asiatic Turkey, an important eastern affluent of the Euphrates

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  • Habor —     Habor     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Habor     [Heb. habhor; Sept. ABwr: IV Kings (II), xvii, 6, ABiwr: IV Kings, xviii, 11; XaBwr: I Chronicles 5:26].     A river of Mesopotamia in Asiatic Turkey, an important eastern affluent of the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • HABOR — (Heb. חָבוֹר), a river flowing through Mesopotamia for 218 mi. (350 km.) from north to south in the region of el Jazira, the area between the Euphrates and Tigris rivers. It rises from Mt. Kharagah, and is joined by five tributary streams,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Habor —    The united stream, or, according to others, with beautiful banks, the name of a river in Assyria, and also of the district through which it flowed (1 Chr. 5:26). There is a river called Khabur which rises in the central highlands of Kurdistan …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Thames River (Connecticut) — The Thames River is a short river and tidal estuary in the U.S. state of Connecticut. It flows south for 15 mi. (25 km.) through eastern Connecticut from the junction of the Yantic and Shetucket Rivers at Norwich, to New London and Groton, which… …   Wikipedia

  • Khabur River — For the tributary of River Tigris, see Khabur (Tigris). Coordinates: 35°8′33″N 40°25′51″E / 35.1425°N 40.43083°E / 35.1425; 40 …   Wikipedia

  • Zakho — (Arabic: ar. زاخو; Kurdish: زاخو, Zaxo , or Zaco ) is a district and a town in northern Iraq, located a few kilometers from the Iraqi Turkish border. Zakho has served as a checkpoint for many decades. It has become a major market place with its… …   Wikipedia

  • HARAN — (Harran) (Heb. חָרָן; Akk. Harrāni (m), caravan station ). Name and Location Haran is located some 10 miles north of the Syrian border, at the confluence of the wadis which in winter join the Balikh River just below its source. It is… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • GOZAN — (Heb. גּוֹזָן; Akk. Guzana), an Aramaean city on the western shores of the Habor River, a tributary of the Euphrates. The site of Gozan, now Tell Halaf, was first excavated and explored by M. von Oppenheim (1911–19; 1929). Although Tell Halaf –… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Halah — for other uses, see Halah (name)Halah (Hebrew חֲלַח, Tiberian Unicode|Ḥălạḥ) is a city that is mentioned in the Bible. It is noted when the Assyrians invaded Israel and enslaved the people. They were sent into exile in Halah, in Gozan on the… …   Wikipedia

  • EXILE, ASSYRIAN — The mass deportation of population groups from conquered nations, as a measure to prevent these nations from rebelling, was introduced as a general policy by Tiglath Pileser III in the second half of the eighth century B.C.E. Although deportation …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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