ety of "damascus" steel

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Fri Apr 19 07:27:35 UTC 2013

Wikip s.v. Damascus, etymology:  one of the etymologies therein connects
the city name with water.
<<<The English and Latin name of the city is <Damascus> which was imported
from Greek <Damaskos>, which originated in Aramaic ... <a well-watered
Hence Damascus steel would involve <a sword from Water Town> ??? ;^)

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