Wādī l-Qurā (unknown)

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A place


  • Arabic: وادي القرى = Wādī l-Qurā 1
  • Persian: وادی القری = Wādī al-Qurā 2

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Event mentioned by Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī. 1 before c. 1225c.1225877 A.H. / 14721995
Events mentioned by Nāṣir-i Khusraw 2 c. 1050circa 106510th C Hijrī/16th C CE2001


  • 1Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār Ṣādr, 1995), (4) 338 [Arabic].
  • 2Wadi al-Qura: Nāṣir-i Khusraw, Nasir-i Khusraw's Book of Travels, ed. Wheeler M. Thackston (Costa Mesa, Calif.: Mazda, 2001), 47 [Persian with English translation].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson and Mary Papadopoulos, “Wādī l-Qurā” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/11743.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; matching and transliteration from Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī’s Muʿjam al-Buldān; 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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