Capernaum (settlement)

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a village near the Sea of Galilee, Palestine

Names

  • Hebrew: כפר נאום = KPR NʾWM 1
  • Latin: Capharnaum 2-4
  • Syriac: ܟܦܪܢܚܘܡ = KPRNḤWM 5
Show table of instances where this place is mentioned
Event DescriptionDate
Events mentioned by Benjamin of Tudela 1 before c.1170c.117313th C1907
Events mentioned by Burchard of Mount Sion 2 c.1280c.128414th C1864
Events mentioned by Riccoldo da Montecroce 3 c. 1289c.129014th C1864
Events mentioned by Wilbrand of Oldenburg 4 1211-1212c.122216th C1864
Events mentioned by Michael the Syrian 5 before 11991195-1199?15982009

Sources

  • 1Capernaum: Marcus N. Adler, ed., The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela (London: Frowde, 1907), 32 [Hebrew with English translation].
  • 2Capharnaum: Burchard of Mount Sion, Descriptio Terrae Sanctae, in J. C. M. Laurent, ed., Peregrinatores Medii Aevi Quatuor (Leipzig: C. P. Melzeri, 1864), I 2, III 6, IV 8, 11, V 1 8, VI 5. [Latin].
  • 3Capharnaum: Riccoldo da Montecroce, Liber Peregrinationis, in J. C. M. Laurent, ed., Peregrinatores Medii Aevi Quatuor (Leipzig: C. P. Melzeri, 1864), I 21. 24. [Latin].
  • 4Capharnaum: Wilbrand of Oldenburg, Peregrinatio, in J. C. M. Laurent, ed., Peregrinatores Medii Aevi Quatuor (Leipzig: C. P. Melzeri, 1864), II 2 passim. [Latin].
  • 5Gregorios Yuhanna Ibrahim, ed., The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex of the Chronicle of Michael the Great (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2009), 93 [Syriac].
    • Capharnaum: J.-B. Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1901), I, 144; III, 102 [French].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, et al., “Capernaum” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/17102.

Additional credit information:

  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; Hebrew transliteration from Benjamin of Tudela's travelogue; matching from Laurent's Peregrinatores medii aevi quattuor; and categorization, matching, Syriac collection and transliteration from Michael's chronicle
  • Liran Yadgar: place categorization; abstract; and categorization, matching, Hebrew collection from Benjamin of Tudela's travelogue
  • Margaret Gaida: categorization from Laurent's Peregrinatores medii aevi quattuor
  • Jessica Mutter: categorization, matching from Michael's chronicle
  • McKenzie Cady: categorization from Michael's chronicle
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