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Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature

Calah

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Ca´lah, or rather Calach, a city of Assyria, built by Ashur or Nimrod. It was at some distance from Nineveh, the city of Resen lying between them. Most writers concur in placing it on the Great Zab (the ancient Lycus) not far from its junction with the Tigris.

 

 

 

 

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Kitto, John, ed. Entry for 'Calah'. "Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature". https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/kbe/c/calah.html.

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