Daiṣan - [ Syriac Not Available ]


A tributary of the Euphrates which flows south from Edessa.

Place Type: river


  1. GEDSH article "Edessa" identifies with Balikh, but the identification is contested.
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  • 1 Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage ( Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011) http://syriaca.org/bibl/1, pp: 56, 138, maps: Map I B1.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

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Thomas A. Carlson, “ Daiṣan” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified January 14, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/191.


Carlson, Thomas A., “ Daiṣan.” 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/191.

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Entry Title: Daiṣan

Publication Date: January 14, 2014

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