Gardens Gate (building)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/376

"A gate to the city of Damascus, also called "The Paradise Gate"" 2

Names

  • Arabic: باب الفراديس = Bāb al-Farādīs 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]), 1:319 [Arabic].
    • Farādīs: 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, 139 [English].
  • 2A. D. H. Bivar, The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354: Index (London: The Hakluyt Society, 2000), vol. 5, s.v. [English].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson and Evan Willford, “Gardens Gate” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/376.

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