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  • Olmiitz is an important railway junction, and is the emporium of a busy mining and industrial district.

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  • It is the emporium of N.

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  • It is a steamship station and an important emporium of the salt and corn trade.

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  • They were a seafaring people and engaged largely in trade, especially perhaps the slave trade, their chief emporium being Wyk to Duurstede.

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  • It stands at the head of the effective navigation on the Rhine, and is not only the largest port on the upper course of that stream, but is the principal emporium for south Germany for such commodities as cereals, coal, petroleum, timber, sugar and tobacco, with a large trade in hops, wine and other south German produce.

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  • Oderberg is an important emporium for the Russian timber trade.

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  • With the laudable object of releasing Danish trade from the grinding yoke of the Hansa, and making Copenhagen the great emporium of the north, Christian had arbitrarily raised the Sound tolls and seized a number of Dutch ships which presumed to evade the tax.

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  • Now it is chiefly known as the junction of four railways, the East Indian, Oudh & Rohilkand, Rajputana and Indian Midland, and as a great emporium for harness, shoes and other leather-work.

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  • It may be described as the emporium of the trade of the Chindwin and Yaw river valleys.

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  • For many years the whole trade of Iceland, which he frequently visited, passed through his hands, and he soon became equally well known at Gli ckstadt, then the chief emporium of the Iceland trade, and at Copenhagen.

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  • But though thus favourably situated as an emporium of trade, Shanghai did not attract the attention of foreign diplomatists until the outbreak of the War of 1841, when the inhabitants purchased protection from the attacks of Admiral Parker by the payment of a ransom of X145,000.

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  • In some cases an outlying colony would coalesce with a native population, and a fusion of Hellenism with barbarian customs take place, as at Emporium in Spain (Strabo iii.

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  • The most important commercial emporium was the Danubian port of Galatz, which was frequented by vessels from the whole of the Levant from Trebizond to Barbary.

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  • The unsuitability of the harbour for modern steamers, the bad anchorage outside and the extension of railways from Smyrna have greatly lessened its former importance as an emporium for west central Anatolia.

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  • Although admirably situated for trade and manufacturing, Milledgeville was surpassed in both by Macon, which became the commercial emporium of middle Georgia; but it was a favourite place of residence for the wealthy and cultivated class of Georgians before the Civil War.

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  • The trade of Singapore is chiefly dependent upon the position which the port occupies as the principal emporium of the Federated Malay States and of the Malayan archipelago, and as the great port of call for ships passing to and from the Far East.

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  • Its position as the first German emporium of the west end of the Baltic has been to some extent impaired by Hamburg and Bremen since the construction of the North Sea and Baltic Canal, and by the rapid growth and enterprise of Stettin.

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  • In the 10th century an Arab geographer described it as the great port of Palestine and the emporium of the Hejaz.

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  • After the division of the Roman empire, Constantinople became the last refuge of learning, arts and taste; while Alexandria continued to be the emporium whence were imported the commodities of the East.

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  • It stood on the river Iris (Tozanli Su or Yeshil Irmak), and from its central position was a favourite emporium of Armenian and other merchants.

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  • In addition to being the principal emporium for the Austrian traffic on the Elbe, Tetschen has a considerable industry, its products comprising chemicals, oil, soap, cotton stuffs, plaster of Paris, glazed and coloured paper, cellulose, beer, flour and preserved fish.

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  • The principality or the emporium, it is true, would supply motives to the prince and the merchant only; and it may be urged that to the mass of the crusaders the religious motive was all in all.

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  • In the centre was the Agora of Hippodamus; on the western margin of the Cantharus harbour extended the emporium, or Digma, the centre of commercial activity, flanked by a series of porticoes; at its northern end, near the entrance to the inner harbour, was another Agora, on the site of the modern market-place, and near it the µa?cp l OTOa, the corn depot of the state.

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  • 120) which, though no longer occupying the preeminent position of former times, was yet an emporium of no inconsiderable importance, having extensive connexions by sea and land.

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  • At any rate it was a notable trading-place and emporium as early as the Stone Age, and continued to enjoy its importance as such through the Bronze and Iron Ages, as is proved, inter alia, by the large number of Arabic, Anglo-Saxon and other coins which have been found on the island..

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  • (5, 6, 7) The Emporium (Exchange), Apostases (Magazines) and Navalia (Docks), lying west of (4), along the sea-front as far as the mole.

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  • Behind the Emporium rose (8) the Great Caesareum, by which stood the two great obelisks, later known as "Cleopatra's Needles," and now removed to New York and London.

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  • The Villa Munichen or Forum ad monachos, so called from the monkish owners of the ground on which it lay, was first called into prominence by Duke Henry the Lion, who established a mint here in 1158, and made it the emporium for the salt coming from Hallein and Reichenhall.

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  • It is now, however, the chief emporium of the Rhenish wine traffic, and also carries on an extensive transit trade in grain, timber, flour, petroleum, paper and vegetables.

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  • Sailing into the Caspian, he ravaged the Persian coasts from Derbend to Baku, massacred the inhabitants of the great emporium of Resht, and in the spring of 1669 established himself on the isle of Suina, off which, in July, he annihilated a Persian fleet sent against him.

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  • Tabriz was for a long period the emporium for the trade of Persia on the west, but since the opening of the railway through the Caucasus and greater facilities for transport on the Caspian, much of its trade with Russia has been diverted to Astara and Resht, while the insecurity on the Tabriz-Trebizond route since 1878 has diverted much commerce to the Bagdad road.

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  • But Roman sway must either from the first, or very soon, have extended to Ostia, the port of Rome at the mouth of the Tiber: and it was as the emporium of Latium that Rome acquired her first importance.6 2 Albani, Aesolani (probably E.

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  • Of these cities the most important is Kano, the great emporium of trade for the central Sudan, where Tuareg and Arab from the north meet merchants from the Niger, Lake Chad and the far southern regions.

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  • On the other hand their town, being the principal emporium of the Baltic by the middle of the 13th century, acted as the firm ally of the Teutonic knights in Livonia.

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  • Formerly Wakefield was the great emporium of the cloth manufacture in Yorkshire, but in the 19th century it was superseded in this respect by Leeds.

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  • Previous to this it had been the main emporium of Byzantine commerce upon the N.

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  • No place was better fitted for both an emporium and a frontier fortress.

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  • Mannheim is the great emporium for the export of goods down the Rhine and has a large river traffic. It is also the chief manu facturing town of the duchy and the seat of administrative government for the northern portion of the country.

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  • 67), where it is said to be the seat of a kingdom, and the emporium for the ivory brought from the west.

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  • Mighty fortifications and harbour works have assisted to make this ideal situation an emporium of Mediterranean trade.

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  • Though most of the land is under garden cultivation, the mass of the people is dependent more or less directly on mercantile pursuits; for, while the exclusive policy both of Chinese and Portuguese which prevented Macao becoming a free port till1845-1846allowed what was once the great emporium of European commerce in eastern Asia to be outstripped by its younger and more liberal rivals, the local, though not the foreign, trade of the place is still of very considerable extent.

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  • - Population (1907) :-Syra 31,939 (communes, Hermoupolis 18,132, Mykonos 4589, Syra 9218); Andros 18,035 (Andros 8536, Arni 2166, Gaurio 2897, Corthion 443 6); Thera 19,597 (Thera 4226, Egiale 1513, Amorgos 2627, Anaphe 579, Emporium 2172, Therasia 679, los 2090, Kalliste 3519, Oea 2192); Ceos 11,032 (Ceos 3817, Dryopis 1628, Cythnos 1563, Seriphos 4024); Melos, 12,774 (Melos 4864, Adamas 529, Siphnos 3777, Kimolos 2015, Pholegandros 962, Sikinos 627); Naxos 25,185 (Naxos 2064, Apiranthe 2421, Vivlos 4343, Coronis 3205, Marpessa 1313, Naoussa 1670, Paros 3586, Tragea 4661, Hyrie 1922); Tenos 11,816 (Tenos 4697, Panorme 2658, Peree 2801, Sosthenion 1660).

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  • The cloth-hall dates from 1784, when it was erected as a clothiers' emporium.

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  • Our local games emporium has sod all games for the megadrive available atm.

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  • The Capital became already an emporium of trade with all parts of the world.

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  • I believe, and the news report would certainly confirm, that he still runs a secondhand record emporium in Belfast.

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  • Knocking down the past to build a big-box emporium to hock their mass produced modern design wares.

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  • She wanted to create a shopping emporium that bought fond childhood memories and a touch of nostalgia together with a truly modern mix.

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  • emporium offering discounts on hundreds of fine cigars and hand-crafted cigar accessories.

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  • Anyway, I got a tree yesterday from a local DIY emporium.

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  • European and Chinese merchants resided at Ardebil in the middle ages, and for a long time the city was a great emporium for central Asian and Indian merchandise, which was forwarded to Europe via Tabriz, Trebizond and the Black Sea, and also by way of the Caucasus and the Volga.

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  • "Jamaica" sarsaparilla derives its name from the fact that Jamaica was at one time the emporium for sarsaparilla, which was brought thither from Honduras, New Spain and Peru.

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  • From the time of its foundation as a Greek colony to the present day it has always been a considerable emporium of commerce, and it was for two centuries and a half the capital of an empire.

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  • City of the Peaceful Waves), a great city of China, the principal emporium of trade in the province of Chehkiang, standing in a fine plain bounded by mountains towards the west, on the left bank of the Ning-po river, about 16 M.

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  • All the Baltic powers were more or less interested in the apportionment of this vast tract of land, whose geographical position made it not only the chief commercial link between east and west, but also the emporium whence the English, Dutch, Swedes, Danes and Germans obtained their corn, timber and most of the raw products of Lithuania and Muscovy.

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  • But the Genoese, who had helped with provisions and siege-tackle in the capture of Antioch and of Jerusalem, had both a stronger claim on the crusaders, and a greater interest in acquiring an eastern emporium.

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  • Kalamata is situated in a very fruitful district, of which it is the emporium.

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  • He showed likewise an unwarranted scepticism in reference to the island of Cerne on the west coast of Africa, which without doubt the Carthaginians had long used as an emporium.

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  • Surely from these designs so pure, so chaste, Bath has been called the emporium of taste.

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  • visiting this emporium of all things musicals related was quite an eye opener.

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  • Fit for a king Cornwall's new specialist food emporium has been long awaited.

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  • What used to be a large second-hand furniture emporium, was now an empty glass fronted building site.

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  • Yet to get into this vast emporium of riches one has to navigate a Fort Knox type rigmarole.

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  • emporium on the key for the Land.

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  • Most recently he has joined forces with Swedish fashion emporium H&M to design a limited, affordable collection.

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  • Other features of the Dunluce Center include a coffee shop, a large shopping emporium which offers gifts to suit any occasion.

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  • Track & Field releases are available from your local quality record emporium through Cargo Distribution.

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  • Handicrafts Emporium: displays a wide assortment of beautifully hand-woven and crafted products.

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  • Available for your comfort is a passenger lift taking you to our manual wheelchair and riser recliner chair emporium.

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  • riser recliner chair emporium.

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  • The Venetians already enjoyed, since 1080, a favoured position in Constantinople, and had the less reason to find a new emporium in the East; while Pisa connected 1 Yet the north always continued to be more populous than the south; and the Latins maintained themselves in Antioch and Tripoli a century after the loss of Jerusalem.

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  • Even Hecataeus of Miletus (549-472 B.C.), the author of a Periodos or description of the earth, of whom Herodotus borrowed the terse saying that Egypt was the gift of the Nile, retained this circular shape and circumfluent ocean when producing his map of the world, although he had at his disposal the results of the voyage of Scylax of Caryanda from the Indus to the Red Sea, of Darius' campaign in Scythia (513), the information to be gathered among the merchants from all parts of the world who frequented an emporium like Miletus, and what he had learned in the course of his own extensive travels.

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  • Gaza in fact was a slave emporium as early as the time of Amos (i.

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  • It may, however, be considered as fairly established that Pytheas made a voyage round the western coasts of Europe, proceeding from Gades, the great Phoenician emporium, and probably the farthest point familiar to the Greeks, round Spain and Gaul to the British Islands, and that he followed the eastern coast of Britain for a considerable distance to the north, obtaining information as to its farther extension in that direction which led him greatly to exaggerate its size.

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  • Trocadero: Trocadero, an online antiques emporium, offers a wide range of vintage and antique mirrors for perusal, from gilt-framed regency mirrors, mirrors adorned with floral designs, and mirrors with hand-carved wooden frames.

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  • Double "H" Western Wear: In addition to a wide selection of cowboy and cowgirl clothes, this Western emporium offers historical photographs from the old West, still frames from old Western flicks, and wooden Western-style picture frames.

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  • One of the best resources for discounted fragrances is Perfume Emporium.

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  • Perfume Emporium: All sizes of the perfume are sold here, along with the gift set and body lotion.

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  • Can it be considered a "one stop shopping" emporium, or will you have to visit different locations to purchase a veil, shoes, accessories, and dresses for the attendants and mothers of the bride and groom?

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  • Stop in at your local wine emporium afterwards for some complimentary bottles of wine.

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  • The Cartoon Doll Emporium Doll Makers site features a Celebrity Dollz section.

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  • Cartoon Doll Emporium - There are loads of celebrities to choose from on Cartoon Doll Emporium.

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  • Do It Best is a one-stop emporium for the do-it-yourselfer.

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  • If you have a taste for vintage style and want an actual boater, you can find them at Gentlemen's Emporium, which specializes in reproduction clothing and accessories.

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  • Natural Emporium has terrific prices already, but if you sign up for their newsletter you will receive special promotions via e-mail.

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  • Health Food Emporium offers free shipping in the United States on orders over $50.

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  • Originally founded in New York by Charles Lewis Tiffany and Teddy Young, Tiffany's was meant to be a stationery and goods emporium.

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  • In and around the live shows and rides, visitors can shop in Filch's Emporium, Honeydukes and the Owl Post or catch a meal at Three Broomsticks and the Hogs Head Pub.

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  • Wireless Emporium seems to have a huge focus on the RAZR, RAZR2, and RAZR MAXX, so even if you've got these hot new handsets, they probably have you covered.

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  • The Feng Shui Emporium provides a wide selection of objects for good luck.

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  • Black Hills Gold Jewelry Emporium has bridal sets, gemstone rings, anniversary rings, and men's and women's wedding rings.

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  • Also known as Designer Shoe Warehouse, this no-frills shoe emporium sells name brand shoes at prices that are much lower than department and specialty stores.

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  • The little shop grew and was soon called an "emporium".

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  • Go to your local fabric store or quilt emporium and ask around.

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  • Although The Beading Emporium is a bead store, it's also a great source for project tutorials.

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  • Bra and panty emporium Victoria's Secret has been luring Frederick's customers away for years.

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  • Heirloom Emporium offers Civil War uniforms, soliders' goods and period clothing for men, women and children.

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  • not later than the earlier half of the 7th century B.C. In the next century Aegina is one of the three principal states trading at the emporium of Naucratis, and it is the only state of European Greece that has a share in this factory (Herod.

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  • long known as the ruins of Santi Quaranta, and probably an emporium (according to Meomartini, the portion preserved is only a fraction of the whole, which once measured 1791 ft.

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  • Under their protection, and favoured by its site, the city rapidly grew in wealth and population, the zenith of its power and prosperity being reached between the 13th and 15th centuries, when it was the emporium of the trade of Germany and the Low Countries, the centre of a great cloth industry, and could put some 20,000 armed citizens into the field.

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  • The western emporium known in the scriptures as Tarshish was probably situated in the south of Spain, possibly at Cadiz, although some writers contend that it was Carthage in North Africa.

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  • In the context of the city's role as a great international emporium, we analyze how trading contacts influenced architectural expression.

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