ʿAlī b. Abī Ṭālib

URI http://medievalmideast.org/person/7442

The cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad, the husband of Fatima, the fourth caliph according to Sunnis, and the first Imam according to Shiites.

Names

  • Arabic: علي بن أبي طالب = ʿAlī b. Abī Ṭālib 1, 2
  • Greek: Ἁλίῃ = Aliē 3
  • Syriac: ܥܠܝ ܒܪ ܐܒܘܛܠܒ = ʿAlī bar Abū Ṭāleb 7, 9
  • Syriac: ܥܵܠܝܼ ܒܲܪ ܐܲܒ̇ܘܼܛܵܐܠܹܒ̇ = ʿAlī bar Abū Ṭāleb 8, 12

Attributes

  • Male
  • Death: 661 CE12
  • Office: Caliph: 656-661 CE1-4, 9, 12
Event Description Date
Event mentioned by Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī.1 before c. 1225 c.1225 877 A.H. / 1472 1995
Event mentioned by Ibn Baṭṭūṭa.2 before 1354 1354-1356 early 1180 A.H. / 1766 1853
Event mentioned by Laonikos Chalkokondyles.3 before 1464 1464-1468 late 15th C 2014
Event mentioned by Michael the Syrian.4 35 AH / 967 AG / 655-6 CE 1195-1199? 1598 2009
Event mentioned by Michael the Syrian.5 990 AG / 678-9 CE 1195-1199? 1598 2009
Event mentioned by Michael the Syrian.6 992 AG / 680-1 CE 1195-1199? 1598 2009
Event mentioned by Michael the Syrian.7 late 1130s AG / 820s CE 1195-1199? 1598 2009
Event mentioned in the anonymous Chronicle of 1234.8 946 AG / 634-5 CE early 1200s 14th C 1920
Event mentioned in the anonymous Chronicle of 1234.9 966-76 AG / 34-44 AH / 655-65 CE early 1200s 14th C 1920
Event mentioned in the anonymous Chronicle of 1234.10 966-76 AG / 34-44 AH / 655-65 CE early 1200s 14th C 1920
Event mentioned by Gregory Bar Hebraeus.11 before 1275 1275-1286? before 1668 A.G./1356-7 1890
Event mentioned by Gregory Bar Hebraeus.12 968-72 AG / 37-41 AH / 657-61 CE 1275-1286? before 1668 A.G./1356-7 1890
Event mentioned by Gregory Bar Hebraeus.13 530 AH / 1447 AG / 1135-6 1275-1286? before 1668 A.G./1356-7 1890
Event mentioned by Gregory Bar Hebraeus.14 567 AH / 1171-2 1275-1286? before 1668 A.G./1356-7 1890
Event mentioned by Gregory Bar Hebraeus.15 1485 AG / 1173-4 1275-1286? before 1668 A.G./1356-7 1890

Sources

  • 1 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār Ṣādr, 1995), I:93, 116, 313, 358, 363, 406, 469; II:125, 397; III:135, 180, 286; IV:196, 274, 390; V:205, 271 [Arabic].
  • 2 C. Defrémery and B. R. Sanguinetti, eds., Voyages d'Ibn Batoutah (Paris: L'Imprimerie Nationale, 1853-1858), I:95, 176, 418-19; II:49, 59, 93; IV:277 [Arabic].
    • 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), I:60, 111, 258; II:297, 303, 322; IV:898 [English].
  • 3 Laonikos Chalkokondyles, The Histories, ed. Anthony Kaldellis (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2014), para. 3.18 [Greek with English translation].
  • 4 Gregorios Yuhanna Ibrahim, ed., The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex of the Chronicle of Michael the Great (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2009), 437 [Syriac].
    • Matti Moosa, trans., The Syriac Chronicle of Michael Rabo (the Great): a universal history from the Creation (Teaneck, N.J.: Beth Antioch, 2014), 473 [English].
  • 5 Ibrahim, The Chronicle of Michael, 440 [Syriac] = Moosa, The Syriac Chronicle, 477 [English].
  • 6 Ibrahim, The Chronicle of Michael, 523-447 [Syriac] = Moosa, The Syriac Chronicle, 483 [English].
  • 7 Ibrahim, The Chronicle of Michael, 530-513 [Syriac] = Moosa, The Syriac Chronicle, 549 [English].
  • 8 J.-B. Chabot, ed., Anonymi Auctoris Chronicon ad Annum Christi 1234 Pertinens (Paris: E Typographeo Reipublicae, 1920), I:255 [Syriac].
    • J.-B. Chabot, trans., Chronicon ad Annum Christi 1234 Pertinens (Paris: E Typographeo Reipublicae, 1937), 199 [Latin].
  • 9 Chabot, Anonymi, I:276-80 [Syriac] = Chabot, Chronicon, 215-18 [Latin].
  • 10 Chabot, Anonymi, I:281 [Syriac] = Chabot, Chronicon, 219 [Latin].
  • 11 Gregory Barhebraeus, Chronicon Syriacum, ed. Paul Bedjan (Paris: Maisonneuve, 1890), 98 [Syriac].
    • Ernest A. Wallis Budge, trans., The Chronography of Gregory Abû’l Faraj the Son of Aaron, the Hebrew Physician Commonly Known as Bar Hebraeus (London: Oxford University Press, 1932), 92 [English].
  • 12 Barhebraeus, Chronicon, 107 [Syriac] = Budge, Chronography, 99-100 [English].
  • 13 Barhebraeus, Chronicon, 298 [Syriac] = Budge, Chronography, 262 [English].
  • 14 Barhebraeus, Chronicon, 344 [Syriac] = Budge, Chronography, 300 [English].
  • 15 Barhebraeus, Chronicon, 347 [Syriac] = Budge, Chronography, 302 [English].