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A city on the Euphrates where the Daiṣan enters it.

Place Type: settlement

Location

  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 35.95° Long. 39.016667°1

Brief Descriptions

  • ܡܕܝܢܬܳܐ ܗܘܳܬ ܪܰܒܬܳܐ ܒܩܘܪܒܳܐ ܕܰܦܪܳܬ ܘܡܶܬܰܐܡܪ ܠܗ̇ ܪܰܩܰܗ̈ ܘܝܰܘܡܳܢܐ ܗܘܳܬ ܡܕܝܢܬܳܘܢܺܝܬܳܐ ܕܕܳܡܝܳܐ ܠܰܩܪܺܝܬܳܐ.2
  • وهي قالونيقس القديمة مدينة عظيمة واقعة بقرب الفرات واليوم امست بليدة اشبه بالقرية.3
  • the ancient Callinicus, it was a big city near the Euphrates. Today it is a small town, more nearly a village.4

Attestation

  • Attestation of name الرَقَّة in the Muʿjam al-buldān of Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī.

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Corrigenda

In Dolabani's translation of Barsoum's description ܘܡܶܬܰܐܡܪ should read ܘܡܶܬܶܐܡܪ.
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Works Cited

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  • 1 Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), p: 39, 127, 142, 178, 210, 273, 323, 332, 347, 401, 447, map: Map I B2, II B2.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), p: 556.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), p: 516.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 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: 557.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Callinicum.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 6 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), p: III:67.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.

Names

  • ܩܐܠܘܢܝܩܝ
  • Kallinikos1
  • ܩܰܐܠܘܢܝܩܝ2
  • ܪܰܩܰܗ̈2
  • الرقة3
  • الرَقَّة6
  • قالونيقس3
  • al-Raqqa4
  • al-Raqqa
  • al-Raqqaʿ1
  • al-Raqqa‘
  • Callinicum1, 5
  • Callinicus4
  • Raqqa
  • Raqqaʿ1
  • Raqqa‘

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Kallinikos — ܩܐܠܘܢܝܩܝ ” in last modified December 9, 2016, http://syriaca.org/place/109.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Kallinikos — ܩܐܠܘܢܝܩܝ .” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published December 9, 2016. http://syriaca.org/place/109.

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Entry Title: Kallinikos — ܩܐܠܘܢܝܩܝ

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
  • 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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