A practice


  • Armenian: մուսխ = muskh 1
  • Hebrew: מור = MWR 2

Temporal Data

to Sort:
Show table of instances where this practice is mentioned
Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Astuatsatur.1 1449144914491955
Events mentioned by Benjamin of Tudela2 before c.1170c.117313th C1907


  • 1L. S. Khach‘ikyan, ed., XV Dari Hayeren Dzeṛagreri Hishatakaranner (Yerevan: Haykakan S. S. Ṛ. Gitut‘yunneri Akademiayi Hratarakch‘ut‘yun, 1955), no. 704 I: pp. 622-629 [Armenian].
    • musx: Avedis K. Sanjian, Colophons of Armenian Manuscripts, 1301-1480: A Source for Middle Eastern History (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1969), 1449 (no. 1) [English].
  • 2Musk: Marcus N. Adler, ed., The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela (London: Frowde, 1907), 75, 82 [Hebrew with English translation].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, McKenzie Cady, and Liran Yadgar, “musk” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021,

Additional credit information:

  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; matching, Armenian collection/transliteration from Sanjian's Colophons of Armenian Manuscripts; and matching, Hebrew transliteration from Benjamin of Tudela's travelogue
  • McKenzie Cady: citation generation from Sanjian's Colophons of Armenian Manuscripts
  • Liran Yadgar: Hebrew collection from Benjamin of Tudela's travelogue
Show additional credits