Balad - ܒܠܕ

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Balad, Assyrian Balaṭ, Syriac and Arabic Balad or Balaṭ, and modern Aski Mosul (Turkish for ‘Old Mosul’) are names referring to a town located some 40 km. northwest of Mosul, on the west bank of the Tigris.1

Place Type: settlement

Location

  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 36.514152° Long. 42.726566°8

Brief Descriptions

  • ܡܕܝܢܬܳܐ ܥܰܬܝܩܬܳܐ ܕܥܠ ܕܶܩܠܰܬ ܠܡܰܥܪܒܐ ܠܥܶܠ ܡܶܢ ܡܰܘܨܠ ܕܐܺܝܬ ܒܰܝܢܳܬܗܝܢ ܫܰܒܥܐ ܦܪ̈ܣܚܝܢ ܚܰܪܝ̣ܒܐ.3
  • مدينة قديمة على دجلة من غربيها فوق الموصل بينهما سبع فراسخ، خربت في المئة الرابعة عشرة ويقال لاطلالها اسكي موصل4
  • 70. Balad1
  • an ancient town above Mosul on the western bank of the Tigris, ruined in the fourteenth century. It is now called Eski Mosul.5

Attestation

  • Attestation of names بَلَد and بلط in the Muʿjam al-buldān of Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī.

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Works Cited

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  • 1 A. Harrak, "Balad." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), p: 52-53.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: 9, 13, 52–53, 71, 218, 273, 300, 370, map: Map I C1, II C1, IV.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: 537.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: 505.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: 552.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: Balad.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: 44, 49.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 8 http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/874379
  • 9 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), p: I:570.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

Names

  • ܒܠܕ
  • Balad2, 5, 6, 7
  • ܒܳܠܳܕ3
  • اسكي موصل4
  • بَلد4
  • بَلَد9
  • بلط9
  • Aski Mosul2
  • Balaṭ2
  • Eski Mosul2, 5, 7

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How to Cite This Entry

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Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Balad — ܒܠܕ .” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published June 30, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/42.

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Entry Title: Balad — ܒܠܕ

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
  • 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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