Places Study on Tigris River

Places Study on Tigris River

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Tigris River
See Euphrates River; Rivers.



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Calah - It is modern tell Nimrud on the east bank of Tigris River where it joins Upper Zab River twenty miles south of Nineveh
Nineveh - Situated on the Tigris River in northern Mesopotamia, Nineveh was one of the great cities of the ancient world, and became capital of the powerful Assyrian Empire (Genesis 10:11-12; 2 Kings 19:36)
Lud - Attempts to identify them with peoples mentioned in other Near Eastern sources have produced varying results: Lydians of Asia Minor called the Luddu by Assyrian records or the Lubdu living on the upper Tigris River
Kir - Kir was a Mesopotamian city east of the lower Tigris River (which is now identified with the modern Badrah) on the main road from Elam (Persia) to Babylon
Elam - The Zagros Mountains lie east and north while the Persian Gulf is to the south and the Tigris River is on the west
Nineveh - It was located on the left bank of the Tigris River in northeastern Mesopotamia (Iraq today)
Persia - , dominated the whole Tigris River valley
Hammurabi - ... In year 29 of his reign, he won a decisive victory over a coalition holding the east side of the Tigris River, which opened the way for him two years later to attain victory over Larsa and gain control of the southern cities
Assyria, History And Religion of - ... History Assyria lay north of the region of Babylonia along the banks of the Tigris River (Genesis 2:14 ) in northern Mesopotamia