Yazd (settlement)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/1028

"city of Iran" 3

Names

  • Arabic: يزد = Yazd 1-2
  • Armenian: Էզդ = Ēzd 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
Event mentioned by Yovanēs Mankasarents‘. 4 1457145714571958

Sources

  • 1Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār Ṣādr, 1995), (1) 70، 211 (2) 352، 380 (4) 31، 135، 381، 438 (5) 240، 347، 435 [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]), 2:43 [Arabic].
    • Yazd: 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, 308-9 [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].
  • 4L. S. Khach‘ikyan, ed., XV Dari Hayeren Dzeṛagreri Hishatakaranner (Yerevan: Haykakan S. S. Ṛ. Gitut‘yunneri Akademiayi Hratarakch‘ut‘yun, 1958), no. 118a II: p. 86 [Armenian].
    • Ēzd: Avedis K. Sanjian, Colophons of Armenian Manuscripts, 1301-1480: A Source for Middle Eastern History (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1969), 1457 (no. 5) [English].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, Evan Willford, and McKenzie Cady, “Yazd” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/1028.

Additional credit information:

  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; matching and transliteration from Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī’s Muʿjam al-Buldān; categorization, matching, Arabic collection and transliteration from Ibn Baṭṭūṭa's travel account; and categorization, matching, Armenian collection/transliteration from Sanjian's Colophons of Armenian Manuscripts
  • Evan Willford: place categorization and matching from Ibn Baṭṭūṭa's travel account
  • McKenzie Cady: citation generation from Sanjian's Colophons of Armenian Manuscripts
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