Wāsiṭ (settlement)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/14968

A village east of the Tigris at Mosul, two miles from it

Names

  • Arabic: واسط = Wāsiṭ 1
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Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī. 1 before c. 1225c.1225877 A.H. / 14721995

Sources

  • 1Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār Ṣādr, 1995), (5) 353 [Arabic].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, “Wāsiṭ” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/14968.

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