al-Zāb al-Aʿlā (river)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/7744

A place

Names

  • Arabic: الزاب الأعلى = al-Zāb al-Aʿlā 1
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Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī. 1 before c. 1225c.1225877 A.H. / 14721995
Events mentioned by Michael the Syrian 2 before 11991195-1199?15982009

Sources

  • 1Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār Ṣādr, 1995), (1) 308 (2) 42، 230، 337، 441 (3) 123، 138، 349 (4) 413، 461 (5) 197، 294 [Arabic].
  • 2Gregorios Yuhanna Ibrahim, ed., The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex of the Chronicle of Michael the Great (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2009), 468 [Syriac].
    • Zab: J.-B. Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1901), II, 505 [French].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, Jessica Mutter, and McKenzie Cady, “al-Zāb al-Aʿlā” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/7744.

Additional credit information:

  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; place categorization; matching and transliteration from Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī’s Muʿjam al-Buldān; and categorization, matching, Syriac collection and transliteration from Michael's chronicle
  • Jessica Mutter: categorization, matching from Michael's chronicle
  • McKenzie Cady: categorization from Michael's chronicle
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