Haran was also an ancient locality. Abram lived in Haran for about 5 years before continuing on to Canaan. The city of Harran in modern northern Syria/southern Turkey may be the city that Abraham and his father Terah settled in (and named after Haran) on the way to Canaan (Genesis 11:31), or it may have been near Ur. The Bilblical text is ambiguous. Harran, also known as Carrhae, is an archeological site located in southeastern Turkey, 24 miles (39 kilometers) southeast of ÅanlÄ±urfa. ...
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