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One of the biblical rivers coming out of Eden in Genesis 2

Place Type: river

Attestation

  • Attestation of name فيشون in the Muʿjam al-buldān of Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī. (not before 1224, not after 1228)2
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Sources

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  • 1 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity ( The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013) http://syriaca.org/bibl/5, entry: Pishon.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān ( Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990) http://syriaca.org/bibl/636, pp: IV:323.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, “ Pishon” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/1181.

Bibliography:

Carlson, Thomas A., “ Pishon.” 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/1181.

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Entry Title: Pishon

Publication Date: June 30, 2014

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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
  • Carlson, Thomas A., entry contributor, “ Pishon

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