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Nabula was an Aramaic city ​​near Mount Kašiari . It is mentioned among other things on the broken obelisk as a target of Assyrian campaigns. The town of Pauṣa , mentioned in the same sentence, was probably nearby . Also Adad-nārārī I. boasts a victory over Nabula.


Emil Forrer identifies Nabula with the modern Nibl at the source of the Hirmas River . Nibl is about 25 km northeast of Nusaybin .

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Kurt Jaritz: The problem of the "Broken Obelisk". In: Journal of Semitic Studies 4, 1959, p. 211
  2. Emil Forrer: The provincial division of the Assyrian Empire. Leipzig 1921, p. 21

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