Reference numberCLP/21/44
TitlePaper, 'Account of the Ancient State of the city of Palmyra with short remarks upon the Inscriptions found there' by Edmond Halley
DescriptionDiscusses the ruins of Palmyra, or Tadmor. Notes that it 'seems very well to be proved to be the same city which Solomon the Great King of Israel is said to have founded under that name'. Read to the Royal Society on 8 January 1695.

Subject: History, Antiquarian
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1695.0023
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 19 issue 218 (1695), p 160
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8423Halley; Edmond (1656 - 1742); astronomer1656 - 1742
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