Scetis - ܐܣܩܝܛ

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Place Type: region

Location

  • Coordinates:
    • Lat. 30.75° Long. 30.25°5

Brief Descriptions

  • ܡܰܕܒܪܐ ܕܰܠܡܰܥܪܰܒ ܩܐܰܗܪܗ̈ ܡܳܬܰܐ ܗܘ ܕܥܶܢܘܳܝ̈ܐ ܒܡܶܨܪܝܢ.2
  • برية في غربي القاهرة كانت موطن النساك بمصر3
  • a desert west of Cairo, once the abode of Egyptian ascetics.4
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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: 8, 103, 144, 183, 185, 322, 386, 396.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: 536.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: 504.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: 558.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/727232

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Scetis — ܐܣܩܝܛ ” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified January 14, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/289.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Scetis — ܐܣܩܝܛ .” In The Syriac Gazetteer, edited by Thomas A. Carlson and David A. Michelson. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published January 14, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/289.

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Entry Title: Scetis — ܐܣܩܝܛ

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  • 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, “Scetis — ܐܣܩܝܛ

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

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