Arzun - ܐܪܙܘܢ

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Place Type: settlement

Brief Descriptions

  • ܡܕܝܺܢܬܐ ܪܒܬܐ ܕܢܳܦܠܐ ܠܓܰܪܒܰܝ ܡܰܥܪܰܒ ܣܥܶܪܬ ܚܰܪ̈ܒܳܬܗ̇ ܩܝ̈ܡܳܢ2
  • مدينة كبيرة كانت شمالي غربي سعرت اطلالها ماثلة3
  • a large city, formerly northwest of Seʿert. Its ruins can still be seen.4

Attestation

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

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Deprecation

Barsoum also refers to this place in his description for Philoxenus of Mabbug as "Ghurzān" erroneously.
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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: 33, 218, 310.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: 257, 536.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: 231, 504.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: 268, 551.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), p: I:180.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

Names

  • ܐܪܙܘܢ
  • Arzun1, 4
  • ܐܰܪܙܘܢ2
  • ܓܘܽܪܙܰܐܢ2
  • أَرْزَن5
  • ارزون3
  • غورزان3
  • Arzon1
  • Ghurzān4

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How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Arzun — ܐܪܙܘܢ ” in last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/285.

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Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Arzun — ܐܪܙܘܢ .” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published June 30, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/285.

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Entry Title: Arzun — ܐܪܙܘܢ

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
  • 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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