Baṣra - [ Syriac Not Available ]

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A city in southern Iraq.

Place Type: settlement

Location

  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 30.5° Long. 47.816667°1

Attestation

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

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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: 48, 51, 92, 170, 183, 202, 212, 217, 221, 262, 306, 378, 389, 398, 411, 437, map: Map I D3, II D3.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Basrah.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 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: 89, 265, 361, 363, 364.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), p: I:510.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, “Baṣra” in last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/44.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson, “Baṣra.” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published June 30, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/44.

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Entry Title: Baṣra

Additional Credit:

  • Data merging, Pleiades and Wikipedia linking, and XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • 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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