Tagrit - ܬܓܪܝܬ

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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 Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 395-396.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 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, maps: Map I C2, II C2.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), pp: 537.Link to Syriaca.org 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), pp: 505.Link to Syriaca.org 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), pp: 559.Link to Syriaca.org 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 Syriaca.org 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), pp: 19, 177, 178, 346.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 8 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), pp: II:45.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

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

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Tagrit — ܬܓܪܝܬ .” 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/193.

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  • Initial Barsoum entry creation by David A. Michelson
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  • Syriac description entry by Robert Aydin
  • Wilmshurst index information entry by Anthony Davis

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