Gazarta - ܓܙܪܬܐ ܕܒܪ ܥܘܡܪ

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A city on the Tigris river between Amida and Mosul.

Place Type: settlement

Location

  • Coordinates:
    • Lat. 37.325° Long. 42.195833°1

Brief Descriptions

  • ܡܕܺܝܢܬܘܢܝܬܳܐ ܗܝ ܕܥܰܠ ܕܶܩܠܰܬ ܒܶܝܬ ܐܳܡܝܕ ܠܡܰܘܨܠ.2
  • بلدة بين الموصل وديار بكر راكبة على دجلة3
  • a town between Mosul and Diyarbakir, in a deep valley on the west bank of the Tigris.4

Attestations

  • Attestation of name جزيرة ابن عمر in the Muʿjam al-buldān of Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī.

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  • Attestation of name ܓܙܪܬܐ ܙܒܕܝܬܐ in Mingana Syr. Ms. 421 in a note c. 1700.

    6

Disambiguation

    Same location but not the same conceptual place as http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/874296.
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Works Cited

Any information without attribution has been created following the Syriaca.org editorial guidelines.

  • 1 Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), pp: 4, 18, 54, 129, 291, 361, 411, maps: Map II C1, III, IV.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), pp: 538.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), pp: 506.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), pp: 554.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 5 David Wilmshurst, The ecclesiastical organisation of the Church of the East, 1318-1913, Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, vol. 582; Subsidia, tomus 104 (Leuven: Peeters, 2000), pp: 20, 21, 39, 40, 46, 60, 69, 70, 71, 77, 91, 92, 95, 98, 100, 101-107, 109, 110, 112-115, 117, 118, 119, 128, 136, 137, 140, 165, 169, 173, 179, 223, 241, 259, 260, 345, 348, 349, 351, 352, 353.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record
  • 6 Alphonse Mingana, Catalogue of the Mingana Collection of Manuscripts (Cambridge: W. Heffer and Sons, 1933), col: I:748.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic RecordLink to Archive.org Bibliographic record
  • 7 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), pp: II:160.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

Names

  • ܓܙܪܬܐ ܕܒܪ ܥܘܡܪ
  • Gazarta1
  • ܓܙܪܬܐ ܙܒܕܝܬܐ6
  • ܓܳܙܰܪܬܐ ܕܒܰܪ ܥܘܡܪ2
  • جزيرة ابن عمر3, 7
  • Cizre1
  • Gāzartā5
  • Gozarto1
  • Gzarta1
  • Jazīra1
  • Jazirat Ibn ʿUmar4

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How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Gazarta — ܓܙܪܬܐ ܕܒܪ ܥܘܡܪ ” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified December 9, 2016, http://syriaca.org/place/88.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Gazarta — ܓܙܪܬܐ ܕܒܪ ܥܘܡܪ .” 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/88.

About this Entry

Entry Title: Gazarta — ܓܙܪܬܐ ܕܒܪ ܥܘܡܪ

Authorial and Editorial Responsibility:

  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
  • Thomas A. Carlson and David A. Michelson, editors, The Syriac Gazetteer
  • Thomas A. Carlson and David A. Michelson, entry contributors, “Gazarta — ܓܙܪܬܐ ܕܒܪ ܥܘܡܪ

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  • Initial Barsoum entry creation by David A. Michelson
  • Data merging, Pleiades and Wikipedia linking, and XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Syriac description entry by Robert Aydin
  • Wilmshurst index information entry by Anthony Davis

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