Nagran - ܢܓܪܐܢ

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City in S. Arabia (Syr. Nagran, or Negran; Arab. Najrān), and city in Iraq.1

Place Type: settlement

Brief Descriptions

  • ܡܕܺܝܢܬܳܐ ܗܘܳܬ ܥܰܬܝܩܬܳܐ ܒܝܰܡܰܢ ܒܓܰܪܒܰܝ ܡܰܕܢܚܳܐ ܕܝܠܳܗ̇ ܗܘܳܬ ܚܰܪܝܒܳܐ.3
  • مدينة قديمة كانت باليمن في الشمال الشرقي، خربة.4
  • 388. Nagran1
  • an ancient city in northeastern Yaman.5

Attestation

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

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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: 302-303.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 2 Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 70, 149, 197, 199, 220, 272, 293, 302–303, 333, 376, 441.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), pp: 562.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 4 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), pp: 520.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 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: 556.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Najran.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 7 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), pp: V:308.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Nagran — ܢܓܪܐܢ ” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/464.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Nagran — ܢܓܪܐܢ .” 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/464.

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Entry Title: Nagran — ܢܓܪܐܢ

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  • Initial Barsoum entry creation by David A. Michelson
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  • Syriac description entry by Robert Aydin
  • Arabic description entry by Dayroyo Roger-Youssef Akhrass

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