Circesium - ܩܪܩܝܣܝܘܢ

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A city at the confluence of the Euphrates and the Khabur rivers.

Place Type: settlement

Location

  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 35.15676° Long. 40.42574°1

Brief Descriptions

  • ܐܰܬܪܐ ܗܘ ܕܥܰܠ ܢܗܰܪ ܢܒܘܪܐܝܟܐ ܕܢܳܣܶܟ ܒܰܦܪܳܬ. ܚܪܶܒ ܘܐܝܬ ܒܕܘܟܬܗ ܩܪܝܬܳܐ ܕܡܶܬܐܡܰܪ ܠܳܗ̇ ܐܰܒܘܣܰܪܰܐܝ (ܒܨܝܪܗ̈) 2
  • بلد على نهر الخابور عند مصبه في الفرات خرب وفي موضعه قرية ابو سراي (بصيرة).3
  • a town near the place where the Khabur joins the Euphrates; it no longer exists. On its site lies the village of Abu Saray (Busayra).4

Attestation

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

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Deprecation

Moosa's transcription of these names is non-standard.
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Works Cited

Any information without attribution has been created following the Syriaca.org editorial guidelines.

  • 1 Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), map: Map I B2.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: 558.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: 518.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: 557.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 5 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), p: IV:373.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

Names

  • ܩܪܩܝܣܝܘܢ
  • Circesium1
  • ܐܰܒܘܣܰܪܰܐܝ2
  • ܒܨܝܪܗ̈2
  • ܩܪܩܝܣܝܐ2
  • ܩܰܪܩܝܣܝܘܢ2
  • ابو سراي3
  • بصيرة3
  • قرقسيون3
  • قرقيسياء3
  • قَرْقيْسِياء5
  • Abu Saray4
  • Busayra4
  • Qarqisun4
  • Qarqisyya4

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Circesium — ܩܪܩܝܣܝܘܢ ” in last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/62.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Circesium — ܩܪܩܝܣܝܘܢ .” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published June 30, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/62.

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Entry Title: Circesium — ܩܪܩܝܣܝܘܢ

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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