Midyat - ܡܕܝܕ

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Principal town of Ṭur ʿAbdin, situated at the geographical center of the region where the main east-west road from Mardin to Gozarto (Cizre) and the north-south road from Ḥesno d-Kifo (Hasankeyf) to Nisibis meet.1

Place Type: settlement

Location

  • Coordinates:
    • Lat. 37.416667°
    • Long. 41.369722°2

Brief Descriptions

  • 376. Midyat1
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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: 291-292.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 43, 48, 140, 226, 264, 291–292 (with fig. 78), 333, 357, 358 (fig. 107), 360, 460 (fig. 77c), 461 (fig. 79c), maps: Map II C1, III, IV.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), pp: 557.Link to Syriaca.org 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), pp: 517.Link to Syriaca.org 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), pp: 5599.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 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: 76.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

Names

  • ܡܕܝܕ
  • Midyat2, 5
  • ܡܶܕܝܰܕ3
  • مذيات4
  • Medyad2
  • Miḏyāt6

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Midyat — ܡܕܝܕ ” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified January 14, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/137.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Midyat — ܡܕܝܕ .” In The Syriac Gazetteer, edited by Thomas A. Carlson and David A. Michelson. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published January 14, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/137.

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Entry Title: Midyat — ܡܕܝܕ

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  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
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  • Initial Barsoum entry creation by David A. Michelson
  • Data merging, Pleiades and Wikipedia linking, and XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Wilmshurst index information entry by Anthony Davis

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