Ḥimyar - [ Syriac Not Available ]

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Himyar is the name of a geographical area in southwest Arabia as well as that of a tribal confederation in power from the 1st cent. BC to ca. AD 525.1

Place Type: region

Brief Descriptions

  • 260. Ḥimyar1

Attestation

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

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Works Cited

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  • 1 L. Van Rompay, "Ḥimyar." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), p: 197-198.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: 149, 197–198, 272, 293, 302, 376.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: South Arabia.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), p: II:352.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, “Ḥimyar” in last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/474.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson, “Ḥimyar.” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published June 30, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/474.

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