Adiabene - [ Syriac Not Available ]
Classical Adiabene, Syriac Ḥadyāb, refers to the region between the Upper and Lower Zab rivers, from the Tigris in the west to Mt. Ṣalāḥ al-dīn (= Mt. Pirmum) in the east.1

Place Type: region


  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 36.191265° Long. 44.00924°8

Brief Descriptions

  • 20. Adiabene1


Dolabani transcribed the name from Arabic rather than presenting a native Syriac form.
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Thomas A. Carlson, “Adiabene” in The Syriac Gazetteer last modified July 30, 2014,


Thomas A. Carlson, “Adiabene.” In The Syriac Gazetteer, edited by Thomas A. Carlson and David A. Michelson., 2016-. Entry published July 30, 2014.

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Entry Title: Adiabene

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  • David A. Michelson, general editor, The Syriac Reference Portal
  • Thomas A. Carlson and David A. Michelson, editors, The Syriac Gazetteer
  • Thomas A. Carlson and Nathan P. Gibson, entry contributor, “Adiabene

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  • Data merging, Pleiades and Wikipedia linking, and XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Wilmshurst index information entry by Anthony Davis
  • Alternate name Hazza with citation supplied by Nathan P. Gibson

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