Qenneshrin - [ Syriac Not Available ]

A city southwest of Aleppo and east of Antioch.

Place Type: settlement


  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 35.99861° Long. 36.99806°1

Brief Descriptions

  • كورة ومدينة مرحلة عن حلب بينها وبين حمص مندثرة.2
  • a district and a town between Aleppo and Ḥomṣ; no longer in existence.3


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

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  • 5 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), pp: IV:457.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Qenneshrin” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/162.


Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Qenneshrin.” 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/162.

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  • Arabic description entry by Dayroyo Roger-Youssef Akhrass

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