lion

URI https://medievalmideast.org/practice/710

A practice

Names

  • Arabic: سبع = sabuʿ 1
  • Arabic: أسد = asad 2
  • Latin: leo 3
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Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Ibn Baṭṭūṭa.1-2 before 1354 CE1354-135613561997
Events mentioned by Riccoldo da Montecroce3 c. 1289c.129014th C1864

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]), 4:96 [Arabic].
    • lion: 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, 862 [English].
  • 2Ibn 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]), 4:96 [Arabic].
    • lion: 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, 862 [English].
  • 3leo: Riccoldo da Montecroce, Liber Peregrinationis, in J. C. M. Laurent, ed., Peregrinatores Medii Aevi Quatuor (Leipzig: C. P. Melzeri, 1864), IV 63. [Latin].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson and Margaret Gaida, “lion” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/practice/710.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; categorization, matching, Arabic collection and transliteration from Ibn Baṭṭūṭa's travel account; and matching from Laurent's Peregrinatores medii aevi quattuor
  • Margaret Gaida: disambiguation from Laurent's Peregrinatores medii aevi quattuor
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