Calabria (region)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/12077

A peninsula east of Sicily

Names

  • Arabic: قلورية = Qillawriya 1
  • Greek: Καλαβρίας, Καλαβρίαν = Kalabrias, Kalabrian 2
  • Hebrew: קלבריאה = QLBRYʾH 3
  • Syriac: ܩܐܠܒܪܝܢܝ = QʾLBRYNY 4
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Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī. 1 before c. 1225c.1225877 A.H. / 14721995
Event mentioned by Laonikos Chalkokondyles. 2 before 14641464-1468mid-late 15th C2014
Events mentioned by Benjamin of Tudela 3 before c.1170c.117313th C1907
Events mentioned by Michael the Syrian 4 before 11991195-1199?15982009

Sources

  • 1Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār Ṣādr, 1995), (1) 273 (3) 418 (4) 392 [Arabic].
  • 2Calabria: Laonikos Chalkokondyles, The Histories, ed. Anthony Kaldellis (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2014), para. 5.64, 68; 6.30 [Greek with English translation].
  • 3Calabria: Marcus N. Adler, ed., The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela (London: Frowde, 1907), 14, 106, 108 [Hebrew with English translation].
  • 4Gregorios Yuhanna Ibrahim, ed., The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex of the Chronicle of Michael the Great (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2009), 78 [Syriac].
    • Calabre: J.-B. Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1901), I, 118 [French].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, et al., “Calabria” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/12077.

Additional credit information:

  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; place categorization; abstract; matching and transliteration from Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī’s Muʿjam al-Buldān; categorization, matching, Greek transliteration from Chalkokondyles' history; Hebrew transliteration from Benjamin of Tudela's travelogue; and categorization, matching, Syriac collection and transliteration from Michael's chronicle
  • Josh Kuch: categorization and Greek collection from Chalkokondyles' history
  • Liran Yadgar: categorization, matching, Hebrew collection from Benjamin of Tudela's travelogue
  • Jessica Mutter: categorization, matching from Michael's chronicle
  • McKenzie Cady: categorization from Michael's chronicle
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