Arbela


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Ar·be·la

 (är-bē′lə)
An ancient town of Assyria in present-day northern Iraq. Its name is sometimes given to the battle fought at Gaugamela, about 80 km (50 mi) away, in which Alexander the Great defeated Darius III in 331 bc.

Arbela

(ɑːˈbiːlə)
n
1. (Placename) an ancient city in Assyria, near which the Battle of Arbela took place (331 bc), in which Alexander the Great defeated the Persians. Modern name: Erbil
2. (Historical Terms) an ancient city in Assyria, near which the Battle of Arbela took place (331 bc), in which Alexander the Great defeated the Persians. Modern name: Erbil

Ar•be•la

(ɑrˈbi lə)

n.
an ancient city of Assyria, E of the Tigris, on the site of modern Erbil. Compare Gaugamela.
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The army of the Persians, in the plains of Arbela, was such a vast sea of people, as it did somewhat astonish the commanders in Alexander's army; who came to him therefore, and wished him to set upon them by night; and he answered, He would not pilfer the victory.
According to a university spokesman, the Co-Director Institute of Science and Technology and Development Mehran University Dr Arbela Bhutoo and the Director PIM signed the agreement at a ceremony.
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Thus Speaks Ishtar of Arbela Prophecy in Israel, Assyria, and Egypt in the Neo-Assyrian Period.
In South Tyneside numbers are down 22%, with the Arbela Roman Fort seeing a decline as a result of both bad weather and the London Olympics.
Giving an account of Sherasoul, Amadia and Arbela (Erbil) he relates that "Betlis is situated on the north part of this province, near the lake of Van.
Early inscriptions on buildings in the large man-made citadel showed Persian influence and Alexander the Great is known to have gone there after his victory at Arbela, he said.
His departure from the coast and march on Arbela was made through the fertile Tigris-Euphrates Valley.
In his edition (1907) of the problematic Chronicle of Arbela (which has elsewhere also been translated by Ramelli), the Chaldean Syriac scholar Alphonse Mingana wrote the following in a footnote (p.
Walker offers some clues in his final discussion of the hill of Melqi at Arbela and the presence of the legend of Mar Qardagh in later Syriac and Christian-Arabic works.
Only six readers responded to the May/June Sckrambler challenge by my deadline of April 30: Christi Wiley, Arbela, MO; Ina Mae Jones, Waldron, AR, Ruby Woods, Dryden, VA; Barbara Behringer, Opelousas, LA; Mrs.
Additional evidence comes from close-up images of Ganymede's Arbela Sulcus region.