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or Ha·mah  (hä′mä)
A city of western Syria south-southwest of Aleppo. Settled probably in the Bronze Age, it was a Hittite center in the second millennium bc and is mentioned in the Bible as Hamath.


(Placename) a city in W Syria, on the Orontes River: an early Hittite settlement; famous for its huge water wheels, used for irrigation since the Middle Ages. Pop: 439 000 (2005 est). Biblical name: Hamath


(ˈhɑ mɑ, hɑˈmɑ)

a city in W Syria, on the Orontes River. 176,640. Biblical name, Ha•math (ˈhɑ mɑθ, hɑˈmɑθ)
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CANAAN he now attains, I see his Tents Pitcht about SECHEM, and the neighbouring Plaine Of MOREB; there by promise he receaves Gift to his Progenie of all that Land; From HAMATH Northward to the Desert South (Things by thir names I call, though yet unnam'd) From HERMON East to the great Western Sea, Mount HERMON, yonder Sea, each place behold In prospect, as I point them; on the shoare Mount CARMEL; here the double-founted stream JORDAN, true limit Eastward; but his Sons Shall dwell to SENIR, that long ridge of Hills.
As a result of the accident, two young men, Sajjad Samejo and Javed Shaikh, suffered severe injuries and died, while Hamath Ali sustained injuries.The bodies and the injured were shifted to a local hospital for medico-legal formalities and treatment.
They slowly became culturally dominant in northern Syria and some cities, such as Hamath, would become Aramaean speaking by 800 BC where before they were Luwian.
Zakir Hamath Ali Shah, Zakir Abdul Sattar Soomro, Khair Mohammad, Ali Asghar Abro, Abdul Ghaffar Brohi, Shah Mohammad Brohi, Doda Khan Brohi, Molvi Mohammad Ismail Mangrio, Molvi Ali Mardan Khoso, Molvi Abdul Mushtaque Ali Malgani, Molvi Abdul Khalique Soomro, Aijaz Ali Shah, Nazir Ahmed Soomro, Nazir Ahmed Khokhar, Molvi Sadaruddin Soomro, Syed Khadim Hussain Shah, Syed Noor Ali Shah.
Chapter 5 covers Carchemish, Malatya, Kummuh, and Masuwari/Til Barsip on the Euphrates, chapter 6 covers Gurgum, Patin, and Hamath in the Orontes watershed, and chapter 7 includes the kingdoms of Tabal, Que/Adanawa, and Hilakku in southern Anatolia.
Similarly, Hamath Mental Arithmetic and Brain Games Center located in yzmir established a winter school for gifted children in math and science aged between 6 and 14, helping them gain applied learning experiences by participating in activities in the fields of DNA extraction, hydrogel production, computer science and fingerprint extraction.(Cihan/Today's Zaman)
intertubular inspection hamath technology and technology of stray magnetic flux (mfl technology) or equivalent, two sections of the transmission system of "bulgartransgas" ltd.
You will find nothing of balnea, Roman style public baths, though such existed in Palestine (e.g., at Herodian Masada, Hamath Gader, and the Herodian south of Bethlehem).
(5) The chief town of the Hamii was the ancient Hama or Hamath (the name evidently means 'fortress') in central Syria, on the River Orontes, some 110 miles north of Damascus.
General opinion among historians and Biblical scholars was that when the Northern Kingdom of Israel was conquered by Assyrians in 721 BC and its population carried off into exile, "the king of Assyria brought people from Babylon, Cuthah, Avva, Hamath, and Sepharvaim, and settled them in the cities of Samaria in place of the Israelites" (2 Kings 17:24).