Tella - ܬܠܐ

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A town east of Edessa and west of Mardin.

Place Type: settlement

Location

  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 37.233333° Long. 39.766666°1

Brief Descriptions

  • ܡܕܝܺܢܬܐ ܗܘܳܬ ܡܫܰܟܠܠܬܐ ܕܒܶܝܬ ܡܰܪܕܝܢ ܠܐܘܪܗܳܝ ܡܰܪܕܶܐ ܬܪܶܝܢ ܡܰܫ̈ܩܠܝܢ ܡܶܢ ܩܰܕܡܳܝܬܐ ܘܝܰܘܡܳܢ ܡܕܝܢܬܽܘܢܳܝܬܳܐ ܗܝ ܕܡܶܬܶܐܡܰܪ ܠܗ̇ ܘܶܝܪܰܐܢܫܰܗܝܪ.2
  • كانت مدينة عامرة بين ماردين والرها مسافة مرحلتين عن الاولى. وهي اليوم بليدة يقال لها ويران شهر3
  • once a flourishing town between Mardin and Edessa, about two leagues from Mardin. Today it is a small village called Wayran Shahr.4

Attestation

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

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Deprecation

Moosa's transcription "Wayran Shahr" should be "Viranşehir".
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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), p: 114, 267, 325, 419, 431, 447, map: Map I B1, II B1, III.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), p: 537-538.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), p: 505.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), p: 559.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), p: 76.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 6 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), p: II:52.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

Names

  • ܬܠܐ2
  • Tella1, 4
  • ܘܶܝܪܰܐܢܫܰܗܝܪ2
  • ܬܶܠ ܡܰܘܙܠܰܬ2
  • تلا3
  • تل مَوْزَن6
  • تلّ موزلث3
  • تلّ موزن3
  • ويران شهر3
  • Constantina1
  • Mawzan4
  • Tell Mawzalt4
  • Viransehir5
  • Wayran Shahr4

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How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Tella — ܬܠܐ ” in last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/200.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Tella — ܬܠܐ .” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published June 30, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/200.

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Entry Title: Tella — ܬܠܐ

Additional Credit:

  • 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
  • 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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