Marʿash - ܡܪܥܫ

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A city near the Pyramos river northeast of ʿAyn Zarba and northwest of ʿAintab.

Place Type: settlement

Location

  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 37.583333° Long. 36.933333°1

Brief Descriptions

  • ܘܐܝܬܶܝܗ̇ ܓܰܪܡܰܐܢܝܩܝ ܥܰܬܝܩܬܐ ܡܕܝܺܢܬܐ ܕܰܒܓܰܪܒܝ ܚܳܠܳܒ ܘܰܒܬܝܡܢܳܐ ܕܣܺܝܘܐܰܣ2
  • وهي جرمانيقي القديمة؛ مدينة شمالي حلب وجنوبي سيواس.3
  • the ancient Germanicia, north of Aleppo and south of Sivas. [Modern name, Kahramanmaraş. (tr.)]4

Attestation

  • Attestation of name مَرْعَش 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: 107, 126, 127, 306, 418, maps: Map I B1, II B1.Link to The Srophe web application 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: 561.Link to The Srophe web application 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: 519.Link to The Srophe web application 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: 556.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), pp: V:126.Link to The Srophe web application Bibliographic Record.

Names

  • ܡܪܥܫ
  • Marʿash1, 4
  • ܓܰܪܡܰܐܢܝܩܝ2
  • ܡܰܪܥܫ2
  • جرمانيقي3
  • مرعش3
  • مَرْعَش5
  • Germanicea1
  • Germanicia4
  • Kahramanmaraş4

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Marʿash — ܡܪܥܫ ” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified December 9, 2016, http://syriaca.org/place/89.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Marʿash — ܡܪܥܫ .” 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/89.

About this Entry

Entry Title: Marʿash — ܡܪܥܫ

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  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
  • Thomas A. Carlson and David A. Michelson, editors, The Syriac Gazetteer
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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
  • Arabic description entry by Dayroyo Roger-Youssef Akhrass

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