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Definition: Major city-state of ancient Sumeria. Ur is said to be the home city of Abraham, father of the Hebrews.

Related Resources:
The Ancient Middle East
Learn more about the area as a whole.

Elsewhere on the Web:
Ur: Ancient City-State
Just what it says.

What Ur Might Have Looked Like
Pictures that reconstruct the likely look of ancient Ur.

Sumeria: The Basics
Just the basic facts.

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