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Am(m)athous
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(Ἀμ(μ)αθοῦς; Am(m)athoûs).

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[1] Fortress to the east of the Jordan

A fortress to the east of the Jordan, tell 'ammatā, which towers over the north bank of the wādi raǧib and has control over three roads, one of which runs close beside it on the west towards Pella (ṭabaqāt faḥil) (Eus. Onom. 22,24) [1; 2]. Ceramics found here have so far shown no evidence of either pre-Hellenistic settlement or Cypriot …

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Renger, Johannes (Berlin), Colpe, Carsten (Berlin) and Senff, Reinhard (Bochum), “Am(m)athous”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 24 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e117950>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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