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City in northern Syria and an important center of Christianity in the Middle East today as the seat of a total of nine bishoprics.1

Place Type: settlement

Location

  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 36.21667° Long. 37.16667°2

Brief Descriptions

  • 28. Aleppo1

Attestation

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

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Works Cited

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  • 1 H. Takahashi, "Aleppo." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), p: 14-16.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: 10 (fig. 2), 14–16, 19, 29, 37–38 (with fig. 9, 10), 41, 46, 47, 49, 53, 55, 64, 69, 92, 103, 112, 113, 130, 139, 165, 178, 183, 196, 209–211, 218, 225, 243, 270–271, 288, 303, 314 (with fig. 93), 350, 367, 368, 389, 396, 398, 418, 432, 444, 445, 447, map: Map I B1, II B1.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: 535.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: 504.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: 551.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: Aleppo.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 7 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), p: 13, 23, 27, 51, 62-63, 64, 65, 95, 211, 347, 361, 363, 364.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 8 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), p: II:324.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 9 E. W. Brooks (ed.), Translation, The Sixth Book of the Select Letters of Severus Patriarch of Antioch in the Syriac Version of Athanasius of Nisibis vol. 2.1 (Oxford: Williams and Norgate, 1903), p: 151.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.

Names

  • ܚܠܒ
  • Aleppo2, 5, 6, 7
  • ܚܳܠܒ3
  • حلب4
  • حَلَب8
  • Beroea2
  • Berrhoea9

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How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Aleppo — ܚܠܒ ” in last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/18.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Aleppo — ܚܠܒ .” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published June 30, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/18.

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Entry Title: Aleppo — ܚܠܒ

Additional Credit:

  • 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
  • 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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