Sinjar - ܫܝܓܪ

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A town west of Mosul and east of Mount Sinjar.

Place Type: settlement

Location

  • Coordinates:
    • Lat. 36.321337°
    • Long. 41.859566°7

Brief Descriptions

  • ܐܰܬܪܐ ܗܘ ܕܒܰܫܦܘܠܳܐ ܕܛܘܪܳܐ ܕܫܝܓܳܪ ܠܡܰܥܪܰܒ ܡܰܘܨܠ ܒܰܝܢܳܬܗܝܢ ܬܠܳܬܐ ܝܰܘܡܝ̈ܢ.2
  • بلدة في لحف جبل سنجار غربي الموصل بينهما ثلاثة ايام.3
  • a town situated at the foot of the Sinjar mountain, three days’ journey from Mosul.4

Attestation

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

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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: 3, 18, 53, 116, 355, maps: Map I C1, II C1.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 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
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), pp: 516.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 4 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: 558.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Singar.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: 44, 49, 345, 352.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 7 http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/874699
  • 8 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), pp: ΙΙΙ:297.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

Names

  • ܫܝܓܪ
  • Sinjar1, 4
  • ܫܝܓܳܪ2
  • سنجار3
  • سِنْجار8
  • Shiggar1
  • Singar5
  • Singara1
  • Sinjār6

Related Places

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Sinjar — ܫܝܓܪ ” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/184.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Sinjar — ܫܝܓܪ .” 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/184.

About this Entry

Entry Title: Sinjar — ܫܝܓܪ

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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
  • Thomas A. Carlson and David A. Michelson, entry contributors, “Sinjar — ܫܝܓܪ

Additional Credit:

  • Initial Barsoum entry creation by David A. Michelson
  • Data merging, Pleiades and Wikipedia linking, and XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Syriac description entry by Robert Aydin
  • Arabic description entry by Dayroyo Roger-Youssef Akhrass
  • Wilmshurst index information entry by Anthony Davis

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