The City of Edessa – Adma - Kadma

The City of Edessa – Adma – Kadma

Edessa (Ancient Greek: Έδεσσα, Armenian: Ուռհա, Urha) is an ancient city, a predecessor city to the modern Turkish city of Şanlıurfa. It has been the capital city of the Osroene kingdom, as well as an important center of Christendom. Originally, the city had been called Adma (also Admi, Adme, and Admum). The first accounts of …

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