Kashkar - [ Syriac Not Available ]

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An ancient town in southern Iraq.

Place Type: settlement

Attestation

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

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Disambiguation

    Not the same conceptual place as al-Wāsiṭ.
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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), pp: 1, 8, 50, 70, 162, 195, 212, 405, maps: Map I D3, II D3.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Kashkar.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 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), pp: 193, 217.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 4 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), pp: IV:523.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, “Kashkar” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/111.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson, “Kashkar.” In The Syriac Gazetteer, edited by Thomas A. Carlson and David A. Michelson. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published June 30, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/111.

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Entry Title: Kashkar

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  • 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, entry contributor, “Kashkar

Additional Credit:

  • Data merging, Pleiades and Wikipedia linking, and XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Wilmshurst index information entry by Anthony Davis

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