Peruz Shapur - ܐܢܒܐܪ
Large Sasanian city on the eastern bank of the Euphrates, the ruins are near present-day Falluja, ca. 60 km. west of Baghdad.1

Place Type: settlement


  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 33.4000693333° Long. 43.640686°7

Brief Descriptions

  • 35. al-Anbār1


  • Attestation of names فيروزسابور and الأَنبار in the Muʿjam al-buldān of Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī.

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  • 8 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), pp: I:305; IV:321.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.


  • ܐܢܒܐܪ
  • Peruz Shapur2
  • ܐܰܢܒܰܐܪ3
  • الأَنبار8
  • الانبار4
  • فيروزسابور8
  • al-Anbār2
  • al-ʾAnbar5
  • Anbar6

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Peruz Shapur — ܐܢܒܐܪ ” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified December 9, 2016,


Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Peruz Shapur — ܐܢܒܐܪ .” In The Syriac Gazetteer, edited by Thomas A. Carlson and David A. Michelson., 2016-. Entry published December 9, 2016.

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