ablution

URI https://medievalmideast.org/practice/161

A practice

Names

  • Arabic: الوضوء = al-wuḍūʾ 1
  • Syriac: ܡܫܝܓܝܢ = MShYGYN 2
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Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Ibn Baṭṭūṭa.1 before 1354 CE1354-1356early 1180 A.H. / 17661997
Events mentioned by Michael the Syrian2 before 11991195-1199?15982009

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]), 1:258 [Arabic].
    • ritual ablutions: 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, 83 [English].
  • 2Gregorios Yuhanna Ibrahim, ed., The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex of the Chronicle of Michael the Great (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2009), 410 [Syriac].
    • J.-B. Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1901), II, 405 [French].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson and Jessica Mutter, “ablution” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/practice/161.

Additional credit information:

  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; categorization, matching, Arabic collection and transliteration from Ibn Baṭṭūṭa's travel account; and matching, Syriac name collection and transliteration from Michael's chronicle
  • Jessica Mutter: matching from Michael's chronicle
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