Ablastayin (region)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/18626

region of Anatolia


  • Syriac: ܐܒܠܣܬܝܢ = ʾBLSTYN 1

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Events mentioned by Michael the Syrian 1 before 11991195-1199?15982009


  • 1Gregorios Yuhanna Ibrahim, ed., The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex of the Chronicle of Michael the Great (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2009), 596 [Syriac].
    • Ablastain: J.-B. Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1901), III, 205, 246, 249, 254, 258, 290, 411 [French].
    • Ablastain: Michael the Syrian, The Chronicle of Michael the Great (The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex): Books XV–XXI From the Year 1050 to 1195 AD, ed. Amir Harrak (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2019), 86, 108 & n.333, 188, 196, 204, 214, 276, 466 [Syriac with English translation].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, Jessica Mutter, and McKenzie Cady, “Ablastayin” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/18626.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; abstract; and categorization, matching, Syriac collection and transliteration, and reconciling Harrak's pages from Michael's chronicle
  • Jessica Mutter: place categorization and categorization, matching, and reconciling Harrak's pages from Michael's chronicle
  • McKenzie Cady: categorization from Michael's chronicle
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