Emesa - ܚܡܨ

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City in Syria.1

Place Type: settlement

Location

  • Coordinates:
    • Lat. 34.730833° Long. 36.709444°2

Brief Descriptions

  • 259. Ḥimṣ1

Attestation

  • Attestation of name حِمْص 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: 196-197.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: 5, 42 (fig. 15), 59, 62, 77, 87, 103, 110, 111, 117, 130, 155, 163, 178, 196–197, 208, 234, 270, 313, 342–343, 353, 360, 389, 393, 425, maps: Map I B2, II A2, V.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: 539.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: 507.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: 553.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: Homs, Emesa.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 7 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), pp: II:347.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Emesa — ܚܡܨ ” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/215.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Emesa — ܚܡܨ .” 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/215.

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Entry Title: Emesa — ܚܡܨ

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  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
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  • Initial Barsoum entry creation by David A. Michelson
  • Data merging, Pleiades and Wikipedia linking, and XML by Thomas A. Carlson

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