Diyār Rabīʿa - ܓܙܪܬܐ ܥܠܝܬܐ

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Place Type: region

Brief Descriptions

  • ܒܝܬ ܇ ܒܘܪܐ ܘܕܶܩܠܰܬ ܐܝܬܰܝܗܘܢ ܡܰܥܡܪ̈ܶܐ ܕܬܰܓܠܒܳܝ̈ܐ ܛܘܗܡܳܐ ܪܰܒܐ ܕܰܐܪ̈ܰܐܒܳܝܐ ܘܐܺܝܬܰܝܗܘܽܢ ܗܘܰܘ ܡܫܝܚ̈ܝܶܐ ܣܘܪ̈ܝܳܝܐ ܐܰܪ̈ܬܘܕܘܟܣܽܘ ܘܩܰܘܺܝܘ ܡܫܝܚܝ̈ܐ ܥܕܰܡܳܐ ܠܡܰܐܬܐ ܥܣܝܪܳܝܬܳܐ ܘܡܶܢ ܛܒ̈ܝܒܶܐ ܕܓܰܒܪ̈ܶܝܗ̇ ܓܰܝܐܬ ܒܪ ܓܘܬ ܕܺܝܕܺܝܥ ܐܰܟܛܠ ܦܘܺܐܝܛܳܐ ܕܢܰܦܝܩ ܫܡܗ ܚܕܳܪ̈ܰܝ ܫܢܰܬ 710 ܐܬܓܰܙܝܰܬ ܡܢ ܐܢܳܫ̈ܝܗ̇ ܒܕܳܪܳܐ ܕܐܰܪܒܰܥܣܪ ܐܶܬܝܰܬܒܬ ܚܕܳܪ̈ܰܝ ܫܢܰܬ 1921 ܘܐܶܬܚ̈ܕܰܬܝ ܒܗ̇ ܡܕܝܢ̈ܬܳܐ ܕܚܰܣܝܟܐ ܘܒܶܝܬܙ̈ܠܐ ܘܪܝܫ ܥܰܝܢܳܐ ܘܫܰܪܝ ܪܳܕܐ ܒܳܗ̇ ܫܘܽܟܠܠܐ.1
  • بين الخابور ودجلة كانت منازل التغالبة او بني تغلب احدى قبائل العرب الكبرى، وكانت مسيحية سريانية ارثوذكسية ظلت على نصرانيتها حتى المئة العاشرة. ومن اشهر رجالها غياث بن غوث المعروف بالاخطل الشاعر الذائع الصيت حوالي سنة 710 - اقفرت من اهلها في القرن الرابع عشر. ثم مُصّرت حوالي سنة 1921 فاستحدثت فيها بلدة الحسكة ومدينة القامشلي وغيرهما وانتشر فيها العمران2
  • a district between the rivers Khabur and Tigris. In ancient times it was the abode of the bani Taghlib, a large Arab tribe which was Syrian Orthodox and remained Christian until the tenth century. One of its members is the famous poet Ghiyath Ibn Ghawth, nicknamed al-Akhṭal (c. 710). It became desolate in the fourteenth century, but was resettled about 1921. New towns such as Ḥasaka, Qamishli and others were built in it.3

Attestation

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

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Corrigenda

In Dolabani's translation of Barsoum's description ܘܐܶܬܚ̈ܕܰܬܝ should read ܘܶܐܬܚ̈ܕܰܬܝ and ܇ ܒܘܪܐ should read ܚܒܘܪܐ.

Disambiguation

Not the same place as Gazarta, which is not necessarily west of the Tigris.
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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: 538.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: 506.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: 554.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), p: II:562.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

Names

  • ܓܙܪܬܐ ܥܠܝܬܐ
  • Diyār Rabīʿa
  • ܐܰܬܪ̈ܘܬܳܐ ܕܪܒܝܥܗ̇1
  • ܓܳܙܰܪܬܐ ܥܶܠܳܝܬܳܐ1
  • الجزيرة العليا2
  • ديار ربيعة2, 4
  • Diyār Rabīa
  • Diyār Rabia
  • Diyār Rabiʿa3
  • Diyār Rabī‘a
  • Diyār Rabi‘a
  • Upper Jazira3

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Diyār Rabīʿa — ܓܙܪܬܐ ܥܠܝܬܐ ” in last modified December 9, 2016, http://syriaca.org/place/321.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Diyār Rabīʿa — ܓܙܪܬܐ ܥܠܝܬܐ .” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published December 9, 2016. http://syriaca.org/place/321.

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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
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