Carchemish would then be cah-chemul, the city of navigators, of merchants.
It is possible that the ruin of Carchemish dates from the battle.
Even in a military point of view, there was to some extent a recovery from the disaster of Carchemish.
From the cities of Carchemish I departed and approached the cities of Arame.
That great mound of Carchemish needs to be thoroughly explored.
Copper implements: traces observed at Carchemish: to be looked for.
Carchemish was their great emporium, where merchants from afar congregated; it was consequently a city of merchants.
The history of their two southern capitals, Carchemish and Kadesh, broken and imperfect though it may be, is not an utter blank.
This activity in building continued even after the disaster to the Egyptian arms at Carchemish.
Marching directly upon Carchemish, he attacked the Egyptian and defeated him with great slaughter.
fortress of Chemosh, a city on the west bank of the Euphrates (Jer. 46:2; 2 Chr. 35:20), not, as was once supposed, the Circesium at the confluence of the Chebar and the Euphrates, but a city considerably higher up the river, and commanding the ordinary passage of the Euphrates; probably identical with Hierapolis. It was the capital of the kingdom of the northern Hittites. The Babylonian army, under Nebuchadnezzar, the son of Nabopolassar, here met and conquered the army of Pharaoh-necho, king of Egypt (B.C. 607). It is mentioned in monuments in B.C. 1600 and down to B.C. 717.