Ark of the Covenant

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A practice

Names

  • Arabic: تابوت السكينة = Tābūt al-Sakīna 1
  • Arabic: سكينة التابوت = Sakīnat al-Tābūt 2
  • Latin: archa Domini 3
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Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Nuʿaym b. Ḥammād.1-2 before 843 CEc. 820-843 CE687 A.H. / 1288-9 CE1993
Events mentioned by Burchard of Mount Sion3 c.1280c.128414th C1864

Sources

  • 1Nuʿaym b. Ḥammād, Kitāb al-Fitan, edited by Suhayl Zakkār (Beirut: Dār al-Fikr, 1993), 220, 223, 295 [Arabic].
    • Ark of the Covenant: Nuʿaym b. Ḥammād, The Book of Tribulations: The Syrian Muslim Apocalyptic Tradition, translated by David Cook (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017), 203, 207, 297 [English].
  • 2Nuʿaym b. Ḥammād, Kitāb al-Fitan, edited by Suhayl Zakkār (Beirut: Dār al-Fikr, 1993), 292 [Arabic].
    • Ark of the Covenant: Nuʿaym b. Ḥammād, The Book of Tribulations: The Syrian Muslim Apocalyptic Tradition, translated by David Cook (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017), 293 [English].
  • 3archa Domini: Burchard of Mount Sion, Descriptio Terrae Sanctae, in J. C. M. Laurent, ed., Peregrinatores Medii Aevi Quatuor (Leipzig: C. P. Melzeri, 1864), IX 1. 5. 6. [Latin].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, Jessica Mutter, and Margaret Gaida, “Ark of the Covenant” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/practice/383.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML and matching from Laurent's Peregrinatores medii aevi quattuor
  • Jessica Mutter: categorization, matching, Arabic name collection and transcription from Nuʿaym Ibn Ḥammād’s Kitāb al-Fitan
  • Margaret Gaida: disambiguation from Laurent's Peregrinatores medii aevi quattuor
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