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Town in the Qalamun mountains, Syria, ca. 95 km. northeast of Damascus and less than 20 km. north of Nabk (see Dayr Mār Mūsā al-Ḥabashī), often mentioned as a caravan station between Ḥimṣ and Damascus.1

Place Type: settlement

Location

  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 34.16826385° Long. 36.75343335°4

Brief Descriptions

  • 439. Qara1

Attestation

  • Attestation of name قارة in the Muʿjam al-buldān of Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī.

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Works Cited

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  • 1 L. Van Rompay, "Qara." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), p: 342-343.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.Link to e-GEDSH entry
  • 2 Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), p: 40, 286, 342–343 (with fig. 101, 102), 425, map: Map II A2, V.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Qara.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/668221
  • 5 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), p: IV:334.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, “Qara” in last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/161.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson, “Qara.” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published June 30, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/161.

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