khaṣṣ

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Property exclusively for a ruler's use

Names

  • Armenian: հասայ = hasay 1
  • Armenian: խաս = khas 2
  • Greek: χάσια = khasia 3
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Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by an Armenian scribe.1 1401140114011955
Event mentioned by Matt‘ēos.2 1425142514251955
Event mentioned by Laonikos Chalkokondyles.3 before 14641464-1468mid-late 15th C2014

Sources

  • 1L. S. Khach‘ikyan, ed., XV Dari Hayeren Dzeṛagreri Hishatakaranner (Yerevan: Haykakan S. S. Ṛ. Gitut‘yunneri Akademiayi Hratarakch‘ut‘yun, 1955), no. 1 I: pp. 3-4 [Armenian].
    • hasay: Avedis K. Sanjian, Colophons of Armenian Manuscripts, 1301-1480: A Source for Middle Eastern History (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1969), 1401 (no. 1) [English].
  • 2L. S. Khach‘ikyan, ed., XV Dari Hayeren Dzeṛagreri Hishatakaranner (Yerevan: Haykakan S. S. Ṛ. Gitut‘yunneri Akademiayi Hratarakch‘ut‘yun, 1955), no. 354 I: p. 337 [Armenian].
    • xas: Avedis K. Sanjian, Colophons of Armenian Manuscripts, 1301-1480: A Source for Middle Eastern History (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1969), 1425 (no. 7) [English].
  • 3has: Laonikos Chalkokondyles, The Histories, ed. Anthony Kaldellis (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2014), para. 8.76 [Greek with English translation].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, McKenzie Cady, and Josh Kuch, “khaṣṣ” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/practice/108.

Additional credit information:

  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; abstract; matching, Armenian collection/transliteration from Sanjian's Colophons of Armenian Manuscripts; and categorization, matching, Greek collection and transliteration from Chalkokondyles' history
  • McKenzie Cady: citation generation from Sanjian's Colophons of Armenian Manuscripts
  • Josh Kuch: categorization from Chalkokondyles' history
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