Yodfat (settlement)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/17895

A fortified village besieged & captured by the Romans during the Jewish Revolt

Names

  • Latin: Iotapata 1
  • Syriac: ܝܘܛܘܦܘܛܐ = YWṬWPWṬʾ 2
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Event DescriptionDate
Events mentioned by Burchard of Mount Sion 1 c.1280c.128414th C1864
Events mentioned by Michael the Syrian 2 before 11991195-1199?15982009

Sources

  • 1Iotapata: Burchard of Mount Sion, Descriptio Terrae Sanctae, in J. C. M. Laurent, ed., Peregrinatores Medii Aevi Quatuor (Leipzig: C. P. Melzeri, 1864), V 7, VI 5. [Latin].
  • 2Gregorios Yuhanna Ibrahim, ed., The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex of the Chronicle of Michael the Great (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2009), 101 [Syriac].
    • Yotaphat: J.-B. Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1901), I, 160 [French].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, et al., “Yodfat” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/17895.

Additional credit information:

  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; place categorization; abstract; matching from Laurent's Peregrinatores medii aevi quattuor; and categorization, matching, Syriac collection and transliteration from Michael's chronicle
  • 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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