Caucasian Iberia (region)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/15853

A place

Names

  • Greek: Ἰβηρία, Ἰβηρίας, Ἰβηρίᾳ, Ἰβηρίαν = Ibēria, Ibērias, Ibēria, Ibērian 1-2
  • Syriac: ܐܝܒܪܝܐ = ʾYBRYʾ 3
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Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Laonikos Chalkokondyles. 1 before 14641464-1468mid-late 15th C2014
Event mentioned by Georgios Amiroutzes. 2 before 14701464-1470mid-late 15th C2014
Events mentioned by Michael the Syrian 3 before 11991195-1199?15982009

Sources

  • 1Iberia: Laonikos Chalkokondyles, The Histories, ed. Anthony Kaldellis (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2014), para. 3.37; 9.68 [Greek with English translation].
  • 2Iberia: Laonikos Chalkokondyles, The Histories, ed. Anthony Kaldellis (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2014), para. 9.28, 33, 35-36 [Greek with English translation].
  • 3Gregorios Yuhanna Ibrahim, ed., The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex of the Chronicle of Michael the Great (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2009), 80 [Syriac].
    • Ibérie: J.-B. Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1901), I, 119, 123, 131, 161, 258; III, 151, 206, 413 [French].
    • Iberia: Michael the Syrian, The Chronicle of Michael the Great (The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex): Books XV–XXI From the Year 1050 to 1195 AD, ed. Amir Harrak (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2019), 36 n.110, 112, 468 [Syriac with English translation].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, et al., “Caucasian Iberia” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/15853.

Additional credit information:

  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; place categorization; categorization, matching, Greek collection and transliteration from Chalkokondyles' history; and categorization, matching, Syriac collection and transliteration, and reconciling Harrak's pages from Michael's chronicle
  • Josh Kuch: categorization from Chalkokondyles' history
  • Jessica Mutter: categorization, matching, and reconciling Harrak's pages from Michael's chronicle
  • McKenzie Cady: categorization from Michael's chronicle
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