Chalcedon (settlement)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/47

A city across the Bosphorus from Constantinople.

Names

  • Arabic: الفرقدونة = al-Qarqadūna 1
  • Syriac: ܟܠܩܝܕܘܢܝܐ = KLQYDWNYʾ 2
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Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Nuʿaym b. Ḥammād. 1 before 843 CEc. 820-843 CE687 A.H. / 1288-9 CE1993
Events mentioned by Michael the Syrian 2 before 11991195-1199?15982009

Sources

  • 1Nuʿaym b. Ḥammād, Kitāb al-Fitan, edited by Suhayl Zakkār (Beirut: Dār al-Fikr, 1993), 281, 284, 285 [Arabic].
    • Chalcedon: Nuʿaym b. Ḥammād, The Book of Tribulations: The Syrian Muslim Apocalyptic Tradition, translated by David Cook (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017), 278, 281 [English].
  • 2Gregorios Yuhanna Ibrahim, ed., The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex of the Chronicle of Michael the Great (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2009), 96 [Syriac].
    • Chalcédoine: J.-B. Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1901), I, 150, 175, 187, 242, 246; II, 36, 37, 39, 48, 74, 83, 84, 98-102, 129, 165, 169, 180, 203, 246, 255, 266, 272, 336, 346, 364, 375, 379, 401, 407, 454, 484 [French].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, et al., “Chalcedon” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/47.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML and categorization, matching, Syriac collection and transliteration from Michael's chronicle
  • Evan Willford: place categorization; abstract; Syriac Gazetter matching; and Wikipedia matching and GPS coordinates
  • Jessica Mutter: categorization, matching, and Arabic name collection and transcription from Nuʿaym Ibn Ḥammād’s Kitāb al-Fitan and categorization, matching from Michael's chronicle
  • McKenzie Cady: categorization from Michael's chronicle
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