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Tagrit is a modern city located on the west bank of the Tigris, almost mid-way between Mosul and Baghdad.1

Place Type: settlement

Location

  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 34.6° Long. 43.68333°2

Brief Descriptions

  • ܡܕܺܝܢܬܐ ܕܒܶܝܬ ܒܓܕܕ ܠܡܰܘܨܠ ܐܰܬܛܰܒܒܬ ܗܘܳܬ ܒܕܳܪ̈ܐ ܕܰܥܒܰܪܘ ܒܟܘܽܪܣܝܳܐ ܕܡܰܦܪܝܢܘܬܐ ܕܡܰܕܢܚܐ ܡܶܢ ܫܢܰܬ 628 ܥܕܰܡܐ ܠܫܘܠܳܡܐ ܕܡܰܐܬܐ ܬܪܶܥܣܝܪܳܝܬܐ.3
  • بلدة بين بغداد والموصل غربي دجلة كانت في العصور الذاهبة اشتهرت بكرسي مفارنة المشرق من سنة 628 م حتى منسلخ المئة الثانية عشرة4
  • 532. Tagrit1
  • an ancient city west of the Tigris, between Baghdad and Mosul. In the golden age of the Syrians, it was the seat of the Maphryonos of the East from 628 until the end of the twelfth century.5

Attestation

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

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Works Cited

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  • 1 A. Harrak, "Tagrit." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), p: 395-396.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: 39–40 (with fig. 13), 71, 97, 104, 127, 199, 210, 249, 264, 273, 290, 300, 302, 313, 347, 386, 395–396 (with fig. 115), 407, 429, map: Map I C2, II C2.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: 559.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: Tagrit.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: 19, 177, 178, 346.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 8 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), p: II:45.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Tagrit — ܬܓܪܝܬ ” in last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/193.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Tagrit — ܬܓܪܝܬ .” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published June 30, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/193.

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Entry Title: Tagrit — ܬܓܪܝܬ

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
  • 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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