Arsamosata - ܐܪܫܡܝܫܛ

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Place Type: settlement

Brief Descriptions

  • ܡܕܺܝܢܬܐ ܕܥܠ ܣܦܳܪ̈ܝ ܦܪܳܬ ܠܡܰܕܢܰܚ ܒܰܐܠܘ ܘܰܠܡܰܥܪܰܒ ܟܰܪܒܘܬ1
  • مدينة كانت بالروم على شاطئ الفرات شرقيها بالو وغربيها خربوت في طرف ارمينية2
  • a city in the Roman territory on the Euphrates. To its east lies Balū and to its west Kharput, contiguous to Armenia.3

Attestation

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

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Corrigenda

Moosa's English translation of Barsoum's description was incorrectly published under the headword "Samosata," while his description under the headword "Arsamosata" in fact describes the village Kaʿbiya.
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Works Cited

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  • 1 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), p: 536.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: 504.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: 551, 558.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), p: III:411.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

Names

  • ܐܪܫܡܝܫܛ
  • Arsamosata3
  • ܐܰܪܫܡܝܫܛ1
  • ܫܡܺܝܫܰܛ1
  • ارشميشاط2
  • شمشاط2
  • شِمْشاط4
  • Kabiya
  • Ka‘biya
  • Samosata3

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Arsamosata — ܐܪܫܡܝܫܛ ” in last modified December 9, 2016, http://syriaca.org/place/286.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Arsamosata — ܐܪܫܡܝܫܛ .” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published December 9, 2016. http://syriaca.org/place/286.

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Entry Title: Arsamosata — ܐܪܫܡܝܫܛ

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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
  • 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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