Qenneshrin - [ Syriac Not Available ]

A city southwest of Aleppo and east of Antioch.

Place Type: settlement


  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 35.99861° Long. 36.99806°1

Brief Descriptions

  • كورة ومدينة مرحلة عن حلب بينها وبين حمص مندثرة.2
  • a district and a town between Aleppo and Ḥomṣ; no longer in existence.3


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

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  • 1 Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), p: 53, 345, 348, map: Map I B2, II B2.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), p: 518.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, The Scattered Pearls: A History of Syriac Literature and Sciences, trans. Matti Moosa, 2nd rev. ed. (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2003), p: 557.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Chalcis.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), p: IV:457.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Qenneshrin” in last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/162.


Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Qenneshrin.” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published June 30, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/162.

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Entry Title: Qenneshrin

Additional Credit:

  • Initial Barsoum entry creation by David A. Michelson
  • Data merging, Pleiades and Wikipedia linking, and XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Arabic description entry by Dayroyo Roger-Youssef Akhrass
  • Record validation, normalization, and revisions for the second edition (2.0) by David A. Michelson
  • Record validation, normalization, and revisions for the second edition (2.0) by William L. Potter
  • Record validation, normalization, and revisions for the second edition (2.0) by Daniel L. Schwartz

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