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From Roman fortress at Harran (old Haran, where Abraham lived)
05-OCT-2004

From Roman fortress at Harran (old Haran, where Abraham lived)

Canon PowerShot S400
1/320s f/8.0 at 9.1mm full exif

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Andrys Basten10-Aug-2007 20:20
That's where Abraham is reported to have grown up. As mentioned it's in Harran,
thought to be biblical Haran, and you can find it on the map in southeastern Turkey
in Urfa or Sanliurfa. Here is a site with some explanation:
http://www.planetware.com/turkey/harran-tr-ur-urh.htm
and alsohttp://www.world66.com/asia/middleeast/turkey/sanliurfa
Stefaniekuan 10-Aug-2007 17:53
Hello Andrys, may I ask, how sure whether this iis where Abraham od old in the bible time lived? May I know where did you take this photo? Thanks for answering.
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