Ḥirta - ܚܐܪܬܐ

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Ancient city near the Euphrates to the southeast of present-day al-Najaf.1

Place Type: settlement

Location

  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 31.88332° Long. 44.44985°2

Brief Descriptions

  • ܡܕܺܝܢܬܳܐ ܗܝ ܥܰܬܝܩܬܳܐ ܕܪܰܚܝܼܩܐ ܗܘܳܬ ܡܢ ܟܽܘܦܰܗ ܬܠܳܬܐ ܡܝ̣̈ܠܐ ܠܡܰܕܢܚܳܐ ܕܢܰܓܦ.3
  • مدينة قديمة دائرة كانت على ثلاثة اميال من الكوفة شرقي النجف4
  • 262. Ḥirta1
  • an ancient city, three miles from Kufa and east of al-Najaf.5

Attestation

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

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Works Cited

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  • 1 H. Takahashi, "Ḥirta." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), p: 198-199.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: 8, 50, 70, 195, 198–199, 205, 210, 222, 302, 346, 355, 376, 392, 431, 439, map: Map I C3, II C3.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), p: 539.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), p: 507.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 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: 554.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 6 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Hira.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 7 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: 217.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 8 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), p: II:376.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Ḥirta — ܚܐܪܬܐ ” in last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/219.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Ḥirta — ܚܐܪܬܐ .” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published June 30, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/219.

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Entry Title: Ḥirta — ܚܐܪܬܐ

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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
  • 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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