cave of Elijah (cave)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/17140

on Mount Carmel

Names

  • Hebrew: מערת אליהו = MʿRT ʾLYHW 1
  • Latin: spelunca Helie 2
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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

Sources

  • 1cave of Elijah: Marcus N. Adler, ed., The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela (London: Frowde, 1907), 31 [Hebrew with English translation].
  • 2spelunca Helie : Burchard of Mount Sion, Descriptio Terrae Sanctae, in J. C. M. Laurent, ed., Peregrinatores Medii Aevi Quatuor (Leipzig: C. P. Melzeri, 1864), X 3. [Latin].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, Liran Yadgar, and Margaret Gaida, “cave of Elijah” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/17140.

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  • 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
  • Margaret Gaida: categorization from Laurent's Peregrinatores medii aevi quattuor
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