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Ras Shamra/Ugarit
رآس شمرا/آوغاريت

Ras Shamra/Ugarit (رآس شمرا/آوغاريت) is one of the most important bronze age archaeological sites in Syria, and was the capital of a large kingdom that controlled much of the eastern Mediterranean coast. The Ugaritic language was one of the first to develop an alphabet, at around 1400 BC. There is debate as to whether the Ugaritic or Phoenician alphabet came first, and there is likely some …