Zeus

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A practice

Names

  • Greek: Δία = Dia 1
  • Latin: Iupiter olymp. 2
  • Syriac: ܙܘܣ = ZWS 3-4
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Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Laonikos Chalkokondyles.1 before 14641464-1468mid-late 15th C2014
Events mentioned by Burchard of Mount Sion2 c.1280c.128414th C1864
Events mentioned by Michael the Syrian3-4 before 11991195-1199?15982009

Sources

  • 1Zeus: Laonikos Chalkokondyles, The Histories, ed. Anthony Kaldellis (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2014), para. 3.29 [Greek with English translation].
  • 2Iupiter olymp.: Burchard of Mount Sion, Descriptio Terrae Sanctae, in J. C. M. Laurent, ed., Peregrinatores Medii Aevi Quatuor (Leipzig: C. P. Melzeri, 1864), VII 24. [Latin].
  • 3Gregorios Yuhanna Ibrahim, ed., The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex of the Chronicle of Michael the Great (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2009), 26 [Syriac].
    • Zeus: J.-B. Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1901), I, 35, 41, 44, 52, 125, 161, 280, 315; II, 319 [French].
  • 4Gregorios Yuhanna Ibrahim, ed., The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex of the Chronicle of Michael the Great (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2009), 37 [Syriac].
    • Zôs (Zeus): J.-B. Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1901), I, 57 [French].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, et al., “Zeus” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/practice/504.

Additional credit information:

  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; categorization, matching, Greek collection and transliteration from Chalkokondyles' history; matching from Laurent's Peregrinatores medii aevi quattuor; and matching, Syriac name collection and transliteration from Michael's chronicle
  • Josh Kuch: categorization from Chalkokondyles' history
  • Margaret Gaida: disambiguation from Laurent's Peregrinatores medii aevi quattuor
  • Jessica Mutter: matching from Michael's chronicle
  • McKenzie Cady: categorization from Michael's chronicle
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