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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Aby`dos

A town on the Asiatic side of the Hellespont, famous as the home of Leander, who swam the Hellespont every night to visit Hero in Sestos, and as the spot where Xerxes built his bridge of boats to cross into Europe in 480 B.C.; also a place of note in Upper Egypt.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Aby`dos'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/a/abydos.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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