ʿAyn Dābā - ܥܝܢܕܐܒܐ


Place Type: settlement

Brief Descriptions

  • في كورة انطاكية مجهولة الموقع، موطن العلامة يعقوب الرهاوي.2
  • a town in the district of Antioch whose location is unknown; birthplace of the learned Jacob of Edessa.3


    Dolabani's Syriac translation erroneously identifies this place with Anazarba.
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Works Cited

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  • 1 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), pp: 559.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), pp: 517.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 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: 551.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record


  • ܥܝܢܕܐܒܐ
  • ʿAyn Dābā3
  • ܥܰܝܢܕܰܐܒܐ1
  • عين دابا2

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “ʿAyn Dābā — ܥܝܢܕܐܒܐ ” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified December 9, 2016, http://syriaca.org/place/434.


Thomas A. Carlson et al., “ʿAyn Dābā — ܥܝܢܕܐܒܐ .” In The Syriac Gazetteer, edited by Thomas A. Carlson and David A. Michelson. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published December 9, 2016. http://syriaca.org/place/434.

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Entry Title: ʿAyn Dābā — ܥܝܢܕܐܒܐ

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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
  • Arabic description entry by Dayroyo Roger-Youssef Akhrass

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