Dunaysar - ܕܢܝܣܪ

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Place Type: settlement

Brief Descriptions

  • ܠܬܰܝܡܢܗ ܡܰܥܪܒܳܝܐ ܕܡܰܪܕܝܢ ܒܰܝܢܳܬܗܝܢ ܬܪܶܝܢ ܦܰܪ̈ܣܚܐ ܒܕܳܪܐ ܕܰܬܠܳܬܰܥܣܪ ܡܕܝܢܬܳܐ ܗܘܳܬ ܪܒܬܐ. ܝܰܘܡܳܢܐ ܒܪܰܡ ܩܰܝܳܡܐ ܒܕܘܟܬܗ̇ ܩܰܣܛܪܐ ܕܡܶܬܶܐܡܰܪ ܠܗ ܩܶܙܶܠܬܰܦܰܗ ܗ̄ ܬܶܠܳܐ ܣܘܡܳܩܐ. 1
  • جنوبي ماردين بينهما فرسخان كانت في القرن الثالث عشر بلدة عظيمة اما اليوم فهي قرية تسمى قوج حصار يجاورها قرية تل ارمن.2
  • situated south of Mardin, Dunaysar was a large town in the thirteenth century. Today it is a small village, called Koç Hisar, near Tell al-Arman.3

Attestation

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

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Errata

Dolabani's description asserts an erroneous relation to Kızıltepe.
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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: 555.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: 516.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: 553.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), p: II:544.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 ʿUmar b. Khiḍr al-Dunaysarī, Kitāb Taʾrīkh Dunaysar (Damascus: Majmaʿ al-Lugha al-ʿArabiyya, 1986)Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

Names

  • ܕܢܝܣܪ1
  • Dunaysar3
  • دُنيسر4
  • دُنَيسر2
  • قوج حصار2
  • Koç Hisar3

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Dunaysar — ܕܢܝܣܪ ” in last modified July 18, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/401.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Dunaysar — ܕܢܝܣܪ .” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published July 18, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/401.

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Entry Title: Dunaysar — ܕܢܝܣܪ

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
  • Arabic description entry by Dayroyo Roger-Youssef Akhrass
  • Citation of al-Dunaysarī's Kitāb Taʾrīkh Dunaysar provided by Luke Yarbrough
  • 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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