al-Kūfa - ܟܘܦܗ

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Place Type: settlement

Brief Descriptions

  • ܘܡܶܬܶܐܡܰܪ ܠܳܗ̇ ܥܰܐܩܘܠܐ ܘܺܗܝ ܗܺܝ ܐܰܬܪܐ ܕܝܺܕܝܥ ܒܰܙܒܰܢ ܐܰܪܥܳܐ ܕܒܳܒܝܠ ܒܡܰܕܒܪܳܐ ܕܥܪܰܐܩ ܚܰܪܝܒܳܐ. 2
  • ويقال لها عاقولا وهي المصر المشهور يوما بارض بابل من سواد العراق، مندرسة.3
  • in southern Iraq; no longer in existence.4

Attestation

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

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Corrigenda

In Dolabani's translation of Barsoum's description ܘܺܗܝ should read ܘܗܺܝ.
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Works Cited

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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: 70, 198.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 2 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, Berule bdire d-ʿal yulpone suryoye hdire, trans. Philoxenos Yuḥanon Dolabani, 2nd ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1991), p: 561.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Ignatius Afram Barsoum, al-Luʼluʼ al-manthūr fī tārīkh al-ʻulūm wa-al-ādāb al-Suryāniyyah, 4th ed. (Holland: Bar Hebraeus Verlag, 1987), p: 519.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 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: 555.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), p: IV:557.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

Names

  • ܟܘܦܗ2
  • al-Kūfa1
  • ܥܰܐܩܘܠܐ2
  • الكوفة3
  • الكُوفة5
  • عاقولا3
  • Aqula4
  • Kufa4

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “al-Kūfa — ܟܘܦܗ ” in last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/452.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “al-Kūfa — ܟܘܦܗ .” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published June 30, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/452.

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Entry Title: al-Kūfa — ܟܘܦܗ

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
  • 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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