Lake Van - ܝܡܬܐ ܕܘܐܢ

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A lake in the mountains to the north of Iraq.

Place Type: open-water

Attestation

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

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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: 35, 378, 379, 438, maps: Map I C1, II C1, IV.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), pp: 536.Link to Syriaca.org 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), pp: 504.Link to Syriaca.org 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), pp: 552.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), pp: I:416.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

Names

  • ܝܡܬܐ ܕܘܐܢ
  • Lake Van1, 4
  • ܝܰܡܬܐ ܕܘܰܐܢ2
  • بُحَيْرة ارجيش5
  • بحيرة وان3

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Lake Van — ܝܡܬܐ ܕܘܐܢ ” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/117.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Lake Van — ܝܡܬܐ ܕܘܐܢ .” 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/117.

About this Entry

Entry Title: Lake Van — ܝܡܬܐ ܕܘܐܢ

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 and David A. Michelson, entry contributors, “Lake Van — ܝܡܬܐ ܕܘܐܢ

Additional Credit:

  • Initial Barsoum entry creation by David A. Michelson
  • Data merging, Pleiades and Wikipedia linking, and XML by Thomas A. Carlson

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