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  1. The two armies encountered each other once again on their former battlefield between the Lower Zab and the Turnat ” – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 7 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  2. It is possible that he even crossed the Tigris into Adiabene or the Zab country since he relates that on his return he passed through the town of Ni or Nini which many of the best historians of Egypt identify with Nineveh ” – Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson Other: Arthur Gilman
  3. “ Delattre has shown that a distinction must be made between Zamua on Lake Van and the well known Zamua upon the Zab – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 7 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  4. From this evidence we may assume that about the year 1800 B C a state named Asshur grew up between the Tigris and the Lesser Zab – The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI) by Max Duncker
  5. Five or six of his descendants passed away and another was feebly reigning when war broke out afresh with Assyria and the two armies encountered each other again on their former battlefield between the Lower Zab and the Turnat ” – The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI. by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
  6. These narrow defiles might well be traversed by an army in a summer campaign but neither dwellings nor cultivated lands could invade such a district with success at most they could take possession of the few spots of fertile soil which lay at the mouth of the lateral valleys such for example was the plain of Arbeles which was watered by the great Zab before its junction with the Tigris ” – A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1 by Georges Perrot Charles Chipiez
  7. The element diab perhaps exists in the Zab one of the rivers which flow in the Tigris ” – Plutarch's Lives, Volume II by Aubrey Stewart & George Long
  8. The territory of the Iauri is not known the Turuki and the Nigimkhi were probably situated somewhere to the east of the Great Zab in the same way that Oppert connects the Goths with the Guti so Hommel sees in the Turuki the Turks of a very early date – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  9. Toward the south the ground gradually sinks on the west immediately under the mountains of Sindyar on the east below the Lesser Zab toward the course of the Adhim into level plains where the soil is little inferior in fertility to the land of Babylonia ” – The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI) by Max Duncker
  10. But I can tell you this We are not far from the left bank of the Tigris near its confluence with the Zab and about a hundred kilometres from the ruins of Nineveh ” – Round the World in Seven Days by Herbert Strang
  11. It was not however like Asshur situated on the western bank of the river but on the eastern like Nineveh a little above the junction of the Upper Zab in a position protected by both rivers and thus far more secure than Asshur ” – The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI) by Max Duncker
  12. Further to the south on the Zagrus perhaps in the district of Chalonitis or between the Lower Zab and the Adhim or at any rate to the east we must look for the land of Khumani and the land of Musri ” – The History of Antiquity, Vol. II (of VI) by Max Duncker
  13. “ Nineveh on the other hand was entrenched behind the Tigris and the Zab and was thus secure from any sudden attack – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12) by G. Maspero