Ark

URI https://medievalmideast.org/practice/784

the place where Torah scrolls are stored in a synagogue

Names

  • Hebrew: ארון = ʾRWN 1
  • Hebrew: תיבה = TYBH 2
Show table of instances where this practice is mentioned
Event DescriptionDate
Events mentioned by Benjamin of Tudela1-2 before c.1170c.117313th C1907

Sources

  • 1Ark: Marcus N. Adler, ed., The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela (London: Frowde, 1907), 64 [Hebrew with English translation].
  • 2Ark: Marcus N. Adler, ed., The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela (London: Frowde, 1907), 66 [Hebrew with English translation].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson and Liran Yadgar, “Ark” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/practice/784.

Additional credit information:

  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; abstract; and matching, Hebrew transliteration from Benjamin of Tudela's travelogue
  • Liran Yadgar: Hebrew collection from Benjamin of Tudela's travelogue
Show additional credits