Cairo - ܩܐܗܪܗ̈

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A major city on the Nile which served as a medieval and modern capital of Egypt.

Place Type: settlement

Attestation

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

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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: 14, 92, 106, 165, 239, 314, 381, 386.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: 536.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: 504.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: 558.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: 64-65, 317, 361, 363, 364.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 6 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), p: IV:341.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

Names

  • ܩܐܗܪܗ̈
  • Cairo1, 4, 5
  • ܩܐܰܗܪܗ̈2
  • القاهرة3, 6

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How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, “Cairo — ܩܐܗܪܗ̈ ” in last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/521.

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Thomas A. Carlson, “Cairo — ܩܐܗܪܗ̈ .” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published June 30, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/521.

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Entry Title: Cairo — ܩܐܗܪܗ̈

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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