Syria - ܣܘܪܝܐ

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A historical region bounded on the north by the Euphrates River and the Taurus Mountains, on the west by the Mediterranean Sea, on the east by the desert, and on the south by Palestine, which during the medieval period was considered the southernmost district of Syria.

Place Type: region

Attestation

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

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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: 228.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: 505.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: 552.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Hellenistic Syria, Byzantine Syria, Roman Syria.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 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: 40, 62-65, 66.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 6 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), p: III:353.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

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Entry Title: Syria — ܣܘܪܝܐ

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  • 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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