Baṭnan - ܒܛܢܢ
A town of Serugh.

Place Type: settlement


  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 36.976694° Long. 38.42451°6

Brief Descriptions

  • ܡܕܺܝܢܬܐ ܥܰܬܝܩܬܳܐ ܕܰܒܩܘܪܒܳܐ ܕܰܣܪܘܓ ܗܘܬ.2
  • مدينة قديمة كانت بقرب سروج3
  • an ancient town, formerly located near Sarug.4


  • Attestation of name بُطْنان in the Muʿjam al-buldān of Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī.

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  • 7 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), pp: I:530.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Baṭnan — ܒܛܢܢ ” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified June 30, 2014,


Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Baṭnan — ܒܛܢܢ .” In The Syriac Gazetteer, edited by Thomas A. Carlson and David A. Michelson., 2016-. Entry published June 30, 2014.

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