Dābiq (settlement)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/6290

A village near Aleppo

Names

  • Arabic: دابق = Dābiq 1
  • Syriac: ܕܒܩ = DBQ 3
Show table of instances where this place is mentioned
Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī. 1 before c. 1225c.1225877 A.H. / 14721995
Events mentioned by Michael the Syrian 3 before 11991195-1199?15982009

Sources

  • 1Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār Ṣādr, 1995), (1) 222 (2) 416 (3) 433 (4) 417 [Arabic].
  • 2Dābiq: Nuʿaym b. Ḥammād, The Book of Tribulations: The Syrian Muslim Apocalyptic Tradition, translated by David Cook (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017), xxxv–xxxvi [English].
  • 3Gregorios Yuhanna Ibrahim, ed., The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex of the Chronicle of Michael the Great (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2009), 491 [Syriac].
    • Dabeq: J.-B. Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1901), III, 19 [French].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, Jessica Mutter, and McKenzie Cady, “Dābiq” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/6290.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; place categorization; abstract; Wikipedia matching; matching and transliteration from Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī’s Muʿjam al-Buldān; and categorization, matching, Syriac collection and transliteration from Michael's chronicle
  • Jessica Mutter: categorization, matching, and Arabic name collection and transcription from Nuʿaym Ibn Ḥammād’s Kitāb al-Fitan and categorization, matching from Michael's chronicle
  • McKenzie Cady: categorization from Michael's chronicle
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