Tartessus
or Tartessos geographical name ancient kingdom on SW coast of Spanish peninsula — see Tarshish

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  • Tartessus — (in der Bibel Tarschisch), im südwestlichen Spanien außer den Säulen des Hercules, nach Einigen eine reiche von den Phönikern gegründete Stadt u. zwar das j. Gades od. Carteja od. Tortosa, nach Andern ein Volk od. Land (Tartessis) an den Ufern… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Tartessus — Tartessos, Lage und Ausbreitung Tartessos (griech. Τάρτησσος) war nach der klassischen Überlieferung ein Königreich bzw. eine Hafenstadt an der Südküste der iberischen Halbinsel, an der Mündung des Guadalquivir westlich der Straße von Gibraltar.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tartessus — ▪ ancient region and town, Spain       ancient region and town of the Guadalquivir River valley in southwestern Spain, probably identical with the Tarshish mentioned in the Bible. It prospered from trade with the Phoenicians and Carthaginians but …   Universalium

  • TARTESSUS —    the Greek and Roman name for the Scriptural Tarshish …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Confortel Tartessus Sancti Petri — (Ново Санкти Петри,Испания) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес …   Каталог отелей

  • ТАРТЕСС —    • Tartessus,          Ταρτησσός, по еврейски Таршиш, упоминается в Ветхом Завете как значительный торговый город, лежавший далеко на западе, куда финикийцы отправлялись на больших кораблях. Греческие писатели называют этим именем (значение… …   Реальный словарь классических древностей

  • Tartessos — (also Tartessus) was a harbor city and its surrounding culture on the south coast of the Iberian peninsula (in modern Andalusia, Spain), at the mouth of the Guadalquivir river. It was mentioned by Herodotus, [Herodotus, i. 163 ; iv.152.] Strabo… …   Wikipedia

  • Corta Atalaya — is the largest open pit mine in Europe[1] and was at one time the largest in the world.[citation needed] It is located within the city limits of Minas de Riotinto in the province of Huelva, autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain.[2] It is… …   Wikipedia

  • tartessian — I. tärˈtesēən, eshən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Latin tartessius (from Tartessus, ancient kingdom on the southwestern coast of Spain) + English an (adjective suffix) 1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of ancient… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Location hypotheses of Atlantis — Atlantis is the subject of a legend about an advanced island civilization that was destroyed or lost. The story of Atlantis was first mentioned around 360 B.C. in Plato s dialogues Timaeus and Critias , in which a character named Critias claims… …   Wikipedia

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