al-Qaryatayn - ܩܪܝܬܝܢ

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A town northeast of Damascus and southeast of Ḥimṣ.

Place Type: settlement

Location

  • Coordinates:
    • Lat. 34.233333° Long. 37.233333°1

Brief Descriptions

  • ܐܰܬܪܰܐ ܗܘ ܕܒܐܘܚܕܳܢܐ ܕܰܚܡܶܨ ܡܰܪܕܶܐ ܬܪܶܝܢ ܝܰܘܡܝ̈ܢ ܒܐܘܪܚܳܐ ܕܡܰܕܒܪܐ ܕܒܶܝܬ ܠܗ̇ ܘܰܠܣܰܟܢܗ ܘܐܪܟ.2
  • بليدة من اعمال حمص مرحلة يومين عنها في طريق البرية بينها وبين سخنة ارك.3
  • a small town in the province of Ḥomṣ, about ten day journey from there on the way to the desert between Sukhna and Arak.4

Attestation

  • Attestation of name القريتان 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: 117, 197, 425, maps: Map II B2, V.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: 558.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: 518.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: 557.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), pp: IV:382.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

Names

  • ܩܪܝܬܝܢ
  • al-Qaryatayn1, 4
  • ܩܰܪܝܰܬܝܢ2
  • القريتان5
  • القريتين3

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “al-Qaryatayn — ܩܪܝܬܝܢ ” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/212.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “al-Qaryatayn — ܩܪܝܬܝܢ .” 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/212.

About this Entry

Entry Title: al-Qaryatayn — ܩܪܝܬܝܢ

Authorial and Editorial Responsibility:

  • 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, “al-Qaryatayn — ܩܪܝܬܝܢ

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

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