Cemetery at the Maʿlā Gate (cemetery)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/325

at Mecca

Names

  • Arabic: الحجون = al-Ḥajūn 1
  • Arabic: المعلى = al-Maʿlā 2
  • Arabic: مقبرة باب المعلى = Maqbarat Bāb al-Maʿlā 3
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Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Ibn Baṭṭūṭa. 1-3 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]), 1:381, 382 [Arabic].
    • al-Ḥajūn: 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, 206, 208 [English].
  • 2Ibn 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]), 1:401 [Arabic].
    • Maʿlā: 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, 236 [English].
  • 3Ibn 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]), 1:404 [Arabic].
    • Cemetery at the Maʿlā Gate: 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, 242 [English].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson and Evan Willford, “Cemetery at the Maʿlā Gate” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/325.

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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
  • Evan Willford: matching from Ibn Baṭṭūṭa's travel account
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