khazīna

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A treasury

Names

  • Arabic: البندر = al-bandar 1
  • Armenian: հազինայ = hazinay 2
  • Greek: χασνὰν = khasnan 3
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Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Ibn Baṭṭūṭa.1 before 1354 CE1354-135613561997
Event mentioned by Movsēs Artskets‘i.2 1472147214721958
Event mentioned by Laonikos Chalkokondyles.3 before 14641464-1468mid-late 15th C2014

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]), 4:59, 66 [Arabic].
    • bandar: 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), IV, 826, 832 [English].
  • 2L. S. Khach‘ikyan, ed., XV Dari Hayeren Dzeṛagreri Hishatakaranner (Yerevan: Haykakan S. S. Ṛ. Gitut‘yunneri Akademiayi Hratarakch‘ut‘yun, 1958), no. 424b II: pp. 333-337 [Armenian].
    • hazinay: Avedis K. Sanjian, Colophons of Armenian Manuscripts, 1301-1480: A Source for Middle Eastern History (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1969), 1472 (no. 1) [English].
  • 3hazine: Laonikos Chalkokondyles, The Histories, ed. Anthony Kaldellis (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2014), para. 8.76-77 [Greek with English translation].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, McKenzie Cady, and Josh Kuch, “khazīna” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/practice/36.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; abstract; categorization, matching, Arabic collection and transliteration from Ibn Baṭṭūṭa's travel account; 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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