Carnaym (cave)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/17793

A cave near the Dead Sea to which Balaam the son of Beor was believed to have been taken for the biblical episode of cursing Israel

Names

  • Latin: Carnaym 1
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Event DescriptionDate
Events mentioned by Odoric of Pordenone 1 1318-13301330c. 13501864

Sources

  • 1Carnaym: Odoric of Pordenone, Liber de Terra Sancta, in J. C. M. Laurent, ed., Peregrinatores Medii Aevi Quatuor (Leipzig: C. P. Melzeri, 1864), LVI 1. [Latin].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson and Margaret Gaida, “Carnaym” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/17793.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; place categorization; abstract; and matching from Laurent's Peregrinatores medii aevi quattuor
  • Margaret Gaida: categorization from Laurent's Peregrinatores medii aevi quattuor
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