Gangra (settlement)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/16255

town of Paphlagonia (today Çankırı)

Names

  • Armenian: Գանկռայ = Gankṛay 1
  • Syriac: ܓܢܓܪܐ = GNGRʾ 2
  • Syriac: ܟܐܢܓܪ = KʾNGR 3
  • Syriac: ܩܢܩܪ = QNQR 4
Show table of instances where this place is mentioned
Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Yovanēs. 1 1468146814681958
Events mentioned by Michael the Syrian 2 before 11991195-1199?15982009
Events mentioned by Bar Hebraeus 3-4 before 11991276-1286before 13571890

Sources

  • 1L. S. Khach‘ikyan, ed., XV Dari Hayeren Dzeṛagreri Hishatakaranner (Yerevan: Haykakan S. S. Ṛ. Gitut‘yunneri Akademiayi Hratarakch‘ut‘yun, 1958), no. 357 II: p. 278 [Armenian].
    • Gankṙay: Avedis K. Sanjian, Colophons of Armenian Manuscripts, 1301-1480: A Source for Middle Eastern History (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1969), 1468 (no. 6) [English].
  • 2Gregorios Yuhanna Ibrahim, ed., The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex of the Chronicle of Michael the Great (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2009), 136 [Syriac].
    • Gangres: J.-B. Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1901), I, 265; II, 58, 88, 125, 131, 141, 171, 244, 501 [French].
  • 3Gregory Barhebraeus, Chronicon Syriacum, ed. Paul Bedjan (Paris: Maisonneuve, 1890), 329 [Syriac].
    • Kiangar: J.-B. Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1901), III, 324 [French].
  • 4Gregory Barhebraeus, Chronicon Syriacum, ed. Paul Bedjan (Paris: Maisonneuve, 1890), 336 [Syriac].
    • Qanqar: J.-B. Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1901), III, 332 [French].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, McKenzie Cady, and Jessica Mutter, “Gangra” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/16255.

Additional credit information:

  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; place categorization; abstract; categorization, matching, Armenian collection/transliteration from Sanjian's Colophons of Armenian Manuscripts; and categorization, matching, Syriac collection and transliteration from Michael's chronicle
  • McKenzie Cady: citation generation from Sanjian's Colophons of Armenian Manuscripts and categorization from Michael's chronicle
  • Jessica Mutter: categorization, matching from Michael's chronicle
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