Carmel (mountain)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/17104

a mountain in Palestine

Names

  • Arabic: جبل الكرمل = Jabal al-Karmal 1
  • Hebrew: כרמל = KRML 2
  • Latin: Carmelus mons 3-4
  • Latin: monticulus Carmel 5
Show table of instances where this place is mentioned
Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Nuʿaym b. Ḥammād. 1 before 843 CEc. 820-843 CE687 A.H. / 1288-9 CE1993
Events mentioned by Benjamin of Tudela 2 before c.1170c.117313th C1907
Events mentioned by Burchard of Mount Sion 3 c.1280c.128414th C1864
Events mentioned by Riccoldo da Montecroce 5 c. 1289c.129014th C1864
Events mentioned by Wilbrand of Oldenburg 4 1211-1212c.122216th C1864

Sources

  • 1Nuʿaym b. Ḥammād, Kitāb al-Fitan, edited by Suhayl Zakkār (Beirut: Dār al-Fikr, 1993), 243 [Arabic].
    • Mt. Carmel: Nuʿaym b. Ḥammād, The Book of Tribulations: The Syrian Muslim Apocalyptic Tradition, translated by David Cook (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017), 226 [English].
  • 2Carmel: Marcus N. Adler, ed., The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela (London: Frowde, 1907), 31 [Hebrew with English translation].
  • 3Carmelus mons: Burchard of Mount Sion, Descriptio Terrae Sanctae, in J. C. M. Laurent, ed., Peregrinatores Medii Aevi Quatuor (Leipzig: C. P. Melzeri, 1864), I 2, II 1, VII 1. 2. 4 7 ter 17, IX 18, X 1. 3 passim, XI 7. 8. 9, XIII 12. [Latin].
  • 4Carmelus mons: Wilbrand of Oldenburg, Peregrinatio, in J. C. M. Laurent, ed., Peregrinatores Medii Aevi Quatuor (Leipzig: C. P. Melzeri, 1864), I 1, 10. II 1, 5 [Latin].
  • 5monticulus Carmel: Riccoldo da Montecroce, Liber Peregrinationis, in J. C. M. Laurent, ed., Peregrinatores Medii Aevi Quatuor (Leipzig: C. P. Melzeri, 1864), III 3. [Latin].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, et al., “Carmel” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/17104.

Additional credit information:

  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; Hebrew transliteration from Benjamin of Tudela's travelogue; and matching from Laurent's Peregrinatores medii aevi quattuor
  • Liran Yadgar: place categorization; abstract; and categorization, matching, Hebrew collection from Benjamin of Tudela's travelogue
  • Jessica Mutter: categorization, matching, and Arabic name collection and transcription from Nuʿaym Ibn Ḥammād’s Kitāb al-Fitan
  • Margaret Gaida: categorization from Laurent's Peregrinatores medii aevi quattuor
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