Jerusalem - ܐܘܪܫܠܡ

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As the birthplace of Christianity and the main destination of pilgrimage, Jerusalem played an important role for Christians of all Syr. traditions.1

Place Type: settlement

Location

  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 31.78333° Long. 35.21667°2

Brief Descriptions

  • 301. Jerusalem1

Attestations

  • Attestation of names أُوْرِيْشَلِم and بيت المقدس in the Muʿjam al-buldān of Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī.

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  • Attestation of name ܐܘܿܪܫܠܹܡ in a note in Jerusalem, Saint Mark's Monastery, Ms. 181 [HMML SMMJ 00181].

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  • Attestation of name ܐܘܿܪܫܠܹܡ in a note in Jerusalem, Saint Mark's Monastery, Ms. 181 [HMML SMMJ 00181].

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Works Cited

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  • 8 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), pp: I:331; V:193.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 9 Jerusalem, Saint Mark's Monastery, Ms. 181 [HMML SMMJ 00181] , , f. 358v.

Names

  • ܐܘܪܫܠܡ
  • Jerusalem2, 5, 6, 7
  • ܐܘܪܫܠܶܡ3
  • ܐܘܿܪܫܠܹܡ9
  • أُوْرِيْشَلِم8
  • اورشليم4
  • بيت المقدس8

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How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Jerusalem — ܐܘܪܫܠܡ ” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified July 29, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/104.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Jerusalem — ܐܘܪܫܠܡ .” In The Syriac Gazetteer, edited by Thomas A. Carlson and David A. Michelson. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published July 29, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/104.

About this Entry

Entry Title: Jerusalem — ܐܘܪܫܠܡ

Authorial and Editorial Responsibility:

  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
  • Thomas A. Carlson and David A. Michelson, editors, The Syriac Gazetteer
  • Thomas A. Carlson, David A. Michelson, and Adam Carter McCollum, entry contributors, “Jerusalem — ܐܘܪܫܠܡ

Additional Credit:

  • Initial Barsoum entry creation by David A. Michelson
  • Data merging, Pleiades and Wikipedia linking, and XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Wilmshurst index information entry by Anthony Davis
  • Eastern Syriac name, attestation, and citation of Saint Mark's manuscript by Adam Carter McCollum

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