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A very ancient city in northern Iraq located on the eastern side of the Tigris River, directly across from the medieval and modern city of Mosul.1

Place Type: settlement

Location

  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 36.35944° Long. 43.15278°2

Brief Descriptions

  • 399. Nineveh1

Attestation

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

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Works Cited

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  • 1 J. T. Walker, "Nineveh." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), p: 308-310.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to e-GEDSH entry
  • 2 Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), p: 11, 12, 13, 72, 73, 100, 116, 213, 218, 268, 280, 294, 308–310 (with fig. 91), 413 (fig. 119), map: Map I C1.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), p: 537.Link to The Srophe web application 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), p: 505.Link to The Srophe web application 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), p: 552.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 6 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Nineveh.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 7 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), p: V:391.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.

Names

  • ܢܝܢܘܐ
  • Nineveh2, 5, 6
  • ܢܺܝܢܘܶܐ3
  • نينوى4
  • نِيْنَوَى7

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How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Nineveh — ܢܝܢܘܐ ” in last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/144.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Nineveh — ܢܝܢܘܐ .” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published June 30, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/144.

About this Entry

Entry Title: Nineveh — ܢܝܢܘܐ

Additional Credit:

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