Type Settlement

Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, probably of Semitic origin. It is first mentioned in Egyptian records from the 15th century BC under the name Tmsq. It is now the capital city of Syria.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesDammeseq(Ancient Aramaic) Damaskos(Ancient Greek) Dimashq(Arabic) Damaskos(Biblical Greek) Dammeseq(Biblical Hebrew) Damas(French) Dammeseq(Hebrew) Damasco(Italian) Dameshq(Persian) Damasco(Portuguese) Damasco(Spanish)
Entry added November 16, 2019