Qalʿa Rumayta - ܩܠܥܐ ܪܘܡܝܬܐ

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A city on the Euphrates west of Edessa and northeast of ʿAintab.

Place Type: settlement

Location

  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 37.270778° Long. 37.837917°1

Brief Descriptions

  • ܩܶܠܥܳܐ ܚܰܣܝܢܬܳܐ ܘܰܐܬܪܐ ܕܰܠܡܰܥܪܰܒ ܦܪܳܬ ܠܘܩܒܰܠ ܒܝܪܬܐ ܠܩܘܪܒܳܐ ܕܰܩܪܝܬܐ ܟ̣ܠܦܬܝ. ܘܡܶܫܬܰܡܗܐ ܗܘܳܬ ܩܶܠܥܳܐ ܕܙܘܓܡܐ. ܘܚܰܪܝܒܐ2
  • قلعة حصينة وبلد غربي الفرات مقابل البيرة بالقرب من قرية خلفتي وكان اسم القلعة زوغما، خربة.3
  • an ancient fortified citadel and town west of the Euphrates, opposite al-Bīra. The name of the citadel was Zughma.4

Attestation

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

    5

Disambiguation

Not the same place as Halfeti.

Errata

Barsoum's description erroneously identifies this place with Zeugma.
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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: 35, map: Map II B1.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: 558-559.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:443.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record.

Names

  • ܩܠܥܐ ܪܘܡܝܬܐ
  • Qalʿa Rumayta1
  • ܩܶܠܥܳܐ ܪܘܡܳܝܬܐ2
  • قلعة الروم3, 5
  • Aintab
  • Hṙomklay1
  • Qalat al-Rum
  • Qala Rumayta
  • Qalʿat al-Rum4
  • Qal‘at al-Rum
  • Qal‘a Rumayta
  • ‘Aintab

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Qalʿa Rumayta — ܩܠܥܐ ܪܘܡܝܬܐ ” in last modified December 9, 2016, http://syriaca.org/place/97.

Bibliography:

Thomas A. Carlson et al., “Qalʿa Rumayta — ܩܠܥܐ ܪܘܡܝܬܐ .” In , edited by ., edited by David A. Michelson et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published December 9, 2016. http://syriaca.org/place/97.

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Entry Title: Qalʿa Rumayta — ܩܠܥܐ ܪܘܡܝܬܐ

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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