Famagusta (settlement)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/15818

A place


  • Greek: Ἀμμοχώστην = Ammokhōstēn 1
  • Latin: Famagusta 2

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Event mentioned by Laonikos Chalkokondyles. 1 before 14641464-1468mid-late 15th C2014
Events mentioned by Wilbrand of Oldenburg 2 1211-1212c.122216th C1864


  • 1Famagusta: Laonikos Chalkokondyles, The Histories, ed. Anthony Kaldellis (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2014), para. 3.42 [Greek with English translation].
  • 2Famagusta: Wilbrand of Oldenburg, Peregrinatio, in J. C. M. Laurent, ed., Peregrinatores Medii Aevi Quatuor (Leipzig: C. P. Melzeri, 1864), I 31, 3. - 32, 1. [Latin].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, Josh Kuch, and Margaret Gaida, “Famagusta” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/15818.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; place categorization; categorization, matching, Greek collection and transliteration from Chalkokondyles' history; and matching from Laurent's Peregrinatores medii aevi quattuor
  • Josh Kuch: categorization from Chalkokondyles' history
  • Margaret Gaida: categorization from Laurent's Peregrinatores medii aevi quattuor
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