ARADUS(Arados, I Macc. xv. 23):
A Phenician city on the island now called Ruad, eighty miles north of Sidon. It is the Arvad of Ezek. xxvii. 8, 11, the Armad of Tiglath-pileser III., and is also mentioned on the Egyptian monuments. Jews had migrated thither in Maccabean times (I Macc. xv. 23). See Arvad.
- W. Max Müller, Asien und Europa, p. 186;
- Pietschmann, Geschichte der Phönizier, pp. 36 et seq.