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Thread #34965   Message #474965
Posted By: Matt_R
01-Jun-01 - 11:45 PM
Thread Name: BS: Where did ur name come from?
Subject: RE: BS: Where did ur name come from?
Actually, Ur is one of the very first ancient agricultural cities, along with Uruk and Chatal Huyuk...all in the middle East. Ur is in modern-day Iraq. The biblical Abraham, was originally named Abram and was from Ur.