ʿAbbādān (settlement)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/10165

"on Tigris estuary" 3

Names

  • Arabic: عبادان = ʿAbbādān 1-2
  • Persian: عبادان = ʿAbbādān 4
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Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī. 1 before c. 1225c.1225877 A.H. / 14721995
Event mentioned by Ibn Baṭṭūṭa. 2 before 1354 CE1354-1356early 1180 A.H. / 17661997
Events mentioned by Nāṣir-i Khusraw 4 c. 1050circa 106510th C Hijrī/16th C CE2001

Sources

  • 1Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār Ṣādr, 1995), (1) 343، 479 (2) 97، 443، 484 (3) 272 (4) 74 (5) 233، 239 [Arabic].
  • 2Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, Riḥlat Ibn Baṭṭūṭa: al-musammāt Tuḥfat al-niẓār fī gharāʾib al-amṣār wa-ʿajāʾib al-asfār, edited by ʿAbd al-Hādī al-Tāzī (al-Ribāṭ: Akādīmiyyat al-Mamlaka al-Maghribiyya, 1417 H [1996-97]), 2:17 [Arabic].
    • ʿAbbādān: H. A. R. Gibb, C. F. Beckingham, and A. D. H. Bivar, trans., The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354 (London: The Hakluyt Society, 1958-2000), II, 281-2 [English].
  • 3A. D. H. Bivar, The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354: Index (London: The Hakluyt Society, 2000), vol. 5, s.v. [English].
  • 4Abbadan: Nāṣir-i Khusraw, Nasir-i Khusraw's Book of Travels, ed. Wheeler M. Thackston (Costa Mesa, Calif.: Mazda, 2001), 122 [Persian with English translation].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson and Mary Papadopoulos, “ʿAbbādān” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/10165.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; place categorization; matching and transliteration from Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī’s Muʿjam al-Buldān; categorization, matching, Arabic collection and transliteration from Ibn Baṭṭūṭa's travel account; and matching from Nāṣir-i Khusraw's travelogue
  • Mary Papadopoulos: categorization, matching, Persian collection and transliteration from Nāṣir-i Khusraw's travelogue
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