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  • Attestation of name دير عبدون in the Muʿjam al-buldān of Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī. (not before 1224, not after 1228)2
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  • 1 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) http://syriaca.org/bibl/9, pp: 183.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān ( Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990) http://syriaca.org/bibl/636, pp: II:591.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record


  • Abdon
  • دير عبدون 2
  • Abdōn 1

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Thomas A. Carlson, “ Abdon” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/2418.


Carlson, Thomas A., “ Abdon.” 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/2418.

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Entry Title: Abdon

Publication Date: June 30, 2014

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