Adharbayjān - ܐܕܪܒܝܓܐܢ

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A region west of the Caspian Sea, encompassing the modern country of Azerbaijan and the provinces of northwest Iran.

Place Type: region

Brief Descriptions

  • ܩܠܺܝܡܐ ܪܘܺܝܚܐ ܕܡܶܬܬܰܚܰܡ ܗܘܳܐ ܒܝܰܡܐ ܕܩܳܙܒܝܢ ܠܡܰܕܢܚܐ ܘܰܒܝܰܡܬܐ ܕܘܰܐܢ ܠܡܰܥܪܒܐ2
  • اقليم واسع كان حدّه من بحر قزبين مشرقاً الى بحيرة وان مغرباً3
  • a vast territory whose boundaries extended from the Caspian Sea in the east to Lake Van in the west.4

Attestation

  • Attestation of name أَذْرَبِيجَان in the Muʿjam al-buldān of Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī. (not before 1224, not after 1228)6
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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: 11, 359, 422, maps: Map II D1.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: 535-536.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) http://syriaca.org/bibl/2, 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) http://syriaca.org/bibl/4, pp: 552.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity ( The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013) http://syriaca.org/bibl/5, entry: Azerbaijan.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān ( Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990) http://syriaca.org/bibl/636, pp: I:155.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

Names

  • ܐܕܪܒܝܓܐܢ
  • Adharbayjān 1
  • ܐܰܕܰܪܒܰܝܓܰܐܢ 2
  • أَذْرَبِيجَان 6
  • اذربيجان 3
  • Azerbaijan 1, 5
  • Azerbayjan 4

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How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “ Adharbayjān — ܐܕܪܒܝܓܐܢ ” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/5.

Bibliography:

Carlson, Thomas A. et al., “ Adharbayjān — ܐܕܪܒܝܓܐܢ .” 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/5.

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Entry Title: Adharbayjān — ܐܕܪܒܝܓܐܢ

Publication Date: June 30, 2014

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  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
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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: 535-536.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: 504.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: 552.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
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