Capua (settlement)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/11567

A city of southern Italy

Names

  • Arabic: قبوة = Qabwa 1
  • Hebrew: קפיאה = QPYʾH 2
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Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī. 1 before c. 1225c.1225877 A.H. / 14721995
Events mentioned by Benjamin of Tudela 2 before c.1170c.117313th C1907

Sources

  • 1Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār Ṣādr, 1995), (4) 391 [Arabic].
  • 2Capua: Marcus N. Adler, ed., The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela (London: Frowde, 1907), 11 [Hebrew with English translation].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson and Liran Yadgar, “Capua” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/11567.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; place categorization; abstract; matching and transliteration from Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī’s Muʿjam al-Buldān; and Hebrew transliteration from Benjamin of Tudela's travelogue
  • Liran Yadgar: categorization, matching, Hebrew collection from Benjamin of Tudela's travelogue
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