Fars - [ Syriac Not Available ]

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A region in southwestern Iran, often identified as the heartland of the Iranian people.1

Place Type: region

Location

  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 30.5° Long. 51.5°4

Brief Descriptions

  • 209. Fars1

Attestation

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

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Works Cited

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  • 1 J. T. Walker, "Fars." in Sebastian P. Brock et al. (eds.), The Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage (Piscataway,NJ: Gorgias Press, 2011), p: 163-164.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: 73, 163–164, 216, 411, 441, map: Map II D3.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 3 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: 17, 344.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.
  • 4 http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/922698
  • 5 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār al-kutub al-ʿilmiyya, 1990), p: IV:256.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, “Fars” in last modified June 30, 2014, http://syriaca.org/place/84.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson, “Fars.” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published June 30, 2014. http://syriaca.org/place/84.

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Entry Title: Fars

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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