Cavalry House (building)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/19233

A part of the Umayyad palace in Damascus

Names

  • Arabic: دار الخيل = Dār al-Khayl 1
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Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Ibn Baṭṭūṭa. 1 before 1354 CE1354-1356early 1180 A.H. / 17661997

Sources

  • 1Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, Riḥlat Ibn Baṭṭūṭa: al-musammāt Tuḥfat al-niẓār fī gharāʾib al-amṣār wa-ʿajāʾib al-asfār, edited by ʿAbd al-Hādī al-Tāzī (al-Ribāṭ: Akādīmiyyat al-Mamlaka al-Maghribiyya, 1417 H [1996-97]), 1:311 [Arabic].
    • Cavalry House: H. A. R. Gibb, C. F. Beckingham, and A. D. H. Bivar, trans., The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354 (London: The Hakluyt Society, 1958-2000), I, 130 [English].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, “Cavalry House” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/19233.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; place categorization; abstract; and categorization, matching, Arabic collection and transliteration from Ibn Baṭṭūṭa's travel account
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