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The name occurs in the 6th cent. ‘History of Karka d- Beth Slokh and its Martyrs’ published by Bedjan, and it means literally 'Fortress of the House of Seleucus.'1

Place Type: settlement

Location

  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 35.468099° Long. 44.3953°2

Brief Descriptions

  • ܡܕܺܝܢܰܬ ܟܰܪܟܘܟ ܗܳܝ ܕܰܒܥܪܰܐܩ.3
  • هي مدينة كركوك في العراق.4
  • 316. Karka d-Beth Slokh1
  • the present city of Kirkuk, in Iraq.5
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Works Cited

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  • 1 A. Harrak, "Karka d-Beth Slokh." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), p: 242.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to e-GEDSH entry
  • 2 Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), p: 11, 71, 92, 100, 171, 202, 218, 242, 362, 378, map: Map I C2, II C2, IV.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), p: 560.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), p: 518.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, The Scattered Pearls: A History of Syriac Literature and Sciences, trans. Matti Moosa, 2nd rev. ed. (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2003), p: 555.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 6 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Karka de Beth Selok.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 7 David Wilmshurst, The ecclesiastical organisation of the Church of the East, 1318-1913, Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, vol. 582; Subsidia, tomus 104 (Leuven: Peeters, 2000), p: 13, 46, 47, 82, 114, 124, 127, 144, 171, 172, 175-176, 177, 178-182, 182, 186, 210, 223, 268, 269, 353.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.

Names

  • ܟܪܟܐ ܕܒܝܬ ܣܠܘܟ
  • Karka d-Beth Slokh2
  • ܟܪܟ ܣܠܘܟ3
  • ܟܰܪܟܘܟ3
  • كرخ سلوخ4
  • كركوك4
  • Karka de Beth Selok6
  • Karkā d'Beṯ Ṣlōḥ7
  • Karkh Slukh5
  • Kirkuk2, 5
  • Kirkūk7
  • Slōḥ7

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Karka d-Beth Slokh — ܟܪܟܐ ܕܒܝܬ ܣܠܘܟ ” in last modified January 14, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/108.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Karka d-Beth Slokh — ܟܪܟܐ ܕܒܝܬ ܣܠܘܟ .” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published January 14, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/108.

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Entry Title: Karka d-Beth Slokh — ܟܪܟܐ ܕܒܝܬ ܣܠܘܟ

Additional Credit:

  • Initial Barsoum entry creation by David A. Michelson
  • Data merging, Pleiades and Wikipedia linking, and XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Syriac description entry by Robert Aydin
  • Arabic description entry by Dayroyo Roger-Youssef Akhrass
  • Wilmshurst index information entry by Anthony Davis
  • Record validation, normalization, and revisions for the second edition (2.0) by David A. Michelson
  • Record validation, normalization, and revisions for the second edition (2.0) by William L. Potter
  • Record validation, normalization, and revisions for the second edition (2.0) by Daniel L. Schwartz

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