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Summary

Abgar V Ukkama, famous in Christendom as the contemporary of Jesus - funerary mosaics.

Class:

  • Archaeological observation
  • visible
  • Location ± 100-500 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Edessa [Urfa]

OmnesViae import TPPlace2634

Fishponds of Abraham

Fishponds of Abraham

Citadel of Edessa [Urfa]

Edessa Sanli Urfa

Siege of Edessa in 1144

November 28 to December 24, 1144

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

 

See:

  1. http://arkeofili.com/?p=18120
  2. Emran El-Badawi, Tales of King Abgar: A Basis to Investigate Earliest Syrian Christian Syncretism - http://www.suryoyo.uni-goettingen.de/library/Emran-ElBadawi-Abgar.pdf
  3. http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/abgar-dynasty-of-edessa-2nd-century-bc-to-3rd-century-ad
  4. Barış Salman, Family, Death and Afterlife According to Mosaics of the Abgar Royal Period in the Region of Osroene, Journal of Mosaic Research . 2008, Vol. 1/2, p103-115 - https://www.academia.edu/6066970