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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.

Bibliography:
  • W. Max Müller, Asien und Europa, p. 186;
  • Pietschmann, Geschichte der Phönizier, pp. 36 et seq.
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