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Sam'alla (kingdom)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jamie Novotny Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
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Sam'alla (šmʾl; also known as Bīt-Gabbāri and yʾdy) was a small Aramean kingdom/city-state during the first half of the first millennium BC. It is named after its capital city Sam'al (modern Zincirli Höyük).

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The eighth-century-BC Assyrian king Shalmaneser V (r. 726-722 BC) conquered Sam'alla and established it as the administrative capital of an Assyrian province.

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Jamie Novotny, 'Sam'alla (kingdom): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 15 May 2021]

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