Balikh - ܢܗܪ ܒܐܠܚ

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A tributary of the Euphrates that enters it at al-Raqqa.

Place Type: river

Attestation

  • Attestation of name البليخ in the Muʿjam al-buldān of Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī. (not before 1224, not after 1228)5

Incerta

  1. GEDSH article "Edessa" identifies with Daysan, but the identification is contested.
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Sources

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  • 1 Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage ( Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011) http://syriaca.org/bibl/1, pp: 138, maps: Map III.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) http://syriaca.org/bibl/3, pp: 546.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) http://syriaca.org/bibl/2, pp: 510.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) http://syriaca.org/bibl/4, pp: 570.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān ( Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990) http://syriaca.org/bibl/636, pp: I:584.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

Names

  • ܢܗܪ ܒܐܠܚ
  • Balikh 1
  • ܢܗܰܪ ܒܰܐܠܚ 2
  • البليخ 5
  • نهر البليخ 3
  • Balikh river 4

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “ Balikh — ܢܗܪ ܒܐܠܚ ” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/43.

Bibliography:

Carlson, Thomas A. et al., “ Balikh — ܢܗܪ ܒܐܠܚ .” 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/43.

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Entry Title: Balikh — ܢܗܪ ܒܐܠܚ

Publication Date: June 30, 2014

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
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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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  • Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. ( Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991) http://syriaca.org/bibl/3, pp: 546.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. ( Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987) http://syriaca.org/bibl/2, pp: 510.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • Ignatius Afram Barsoum, The Scattered Pearls: A History of Syriac Literature and Sciences, trans. Matti Moosa, 2nd rev. ed. ( Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2003) http://syriaca.org/bibl/4, pp: 570.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
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