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The unchanging parts of alternate names from Barsoum (
Names from the English translation of Barsoum (
ܡܕܺܝܢܬܐ ܗܳܝ ܛܒܝܒܬܳܐ ܠܡܰܕܢܚܳܐ ܕܚܳܠܳܒ ܚܰܡܫܳܐ ܝܰܘܡ̈ܝܢ ܘܡܶܫܬܰܡܗܐ ܝܰܘܡܳܢ ܐܘܪܦܰܗ̈
مدينة مشهورة خمسة ايام عن حلب شرقا وتسمى اليوم اورفه.
a famous city, five day journey eastward from
Aleppo, now called Urfa.
Renamed Edessa by Seleucus I Nicator.
Flood of the river
Full incorporation into the
Closure of the "School of the Persians."
Edessa conquered by the Arabs.
Edessa conquered by the Crusaders.
Edessa conquered by Zengi of Mosul.
Edessa incorporated into the
Massacres of some of Armenian and Syriac Christians during World War I.
Emigration of remaining Armenian and Syrian Christians to
Attestation of name
Attestation of Syrian Orthodox church in Edessa in the anonymous
Attestation of Christian church in Edessa according to the
Attestation of Chalcedonian author in Edessa according to the
Attestation of Chalcedonian bishop in Edessa according to the
Attestation of anti-Chalcedonian bishop in Edessa according to the
Attestation of Syrian Orthodox metropolitan for Edessa according to
Attestation of names