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15396Re: [ANE-2] The river Ahava???

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  • Peter van der Veen
    May 20, 2014
      Dear George, 

      Can you please tell us on what you base the identification? 
      I am also interested in the location of the river Ahava.

      Many thanks 
      Peter van der Veen, 
      Mainz University

      Am 20.05.2014 um 01:36 schrieb George F Somsel gfsomsel@... [ANE-2] <ANE-2@yahoogroups.com>:

      Ahava is ~100 mi wnw of Babylon.  Casiphia is in the area.
      Phoenix, AZ

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      From: "'Lisbeth Fried' lizfried@... [ANE-2]" <ANE-2@yahoogroups.com>
      To: ANE-2@yahoogroups.com 
      Sent: Monday, May 19, 2014 9:40 AM
      Subject: [ANE-2] The river Ahava???

      Dear All,
      Does anyone know where the River Ahava is? (Ezra 8:15,21)
      Also, does anyone know of another place Casiphia other than the one which has been located on the Upper Zab River? That one seems rather far out of Ezra’s way if he is really on the way from Babylon to Judah.
      Thanks everyone for any help.
      Lisbeth S. Fried, Ph.D.
      Visiting Scholar
      Department of Near Eastern Studies
      University of Michigan
      Ann Arbor MI 48104

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