Jazīrat Ibn ʿUmar (settlement)

URI http://medievalmideast.org/place/18

A city, today named Cizre, on the Tigris upriver from Mosul.

Names

  • Arabic: جزيرة ابن عمر = Jazīrat Ibn ʿUmar 1, 2
  • Armenian: Ճզիրայ = Chziray 3
  • Armenian: Ջըզիրայ = Jĕziray 4
  • Syriac: ܓܙܝܪܬܐ = Gazirta 5, 6, 7
  • Syriac: ܓܙܝܪܐ = Gazira 8
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 Dawit‘ Merdints‘i.3 905 A.A. / 1456 905 A.A. / 1456 905 A.A. / 1456 1956
Event mentioned by Movsēs Artskets‘i.4 921 A.A. / 1472 921 A.A. / 1472 921 A.A. / 1472 1956
Event mentioned by Michael the Syrian.5 1056 A.G. / 744-5 1195-1199? 1598 2009
Event mentioned by Michael the Syrian.6 502 A.H. / 1108-1109 1195-1199? 1598 2009
Event mentioned by Michael the Syrian.7 508 A.H. / 1114-1115 1195-1199? 1598 2009
Event mentioned by Michael the Syrian.8 c. 1130 1195-1199? 1598 2009

Sources

  • 1 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār Ṣādr, 1995), I:146, 321, 322, 325, 381; II:84, 138, 179, 260, 306, 441, 495, 499, 500, 511, 522, 525, 530, 535; III:158, 224, 372; IV:43, 278, 284, 337, 442, 484; V:58, 408, 425 [Arabic].
  • 2 C. Defrémery and B. R. Sanguinetti, eds., Voyages d'Ibn Batoutah (Paris: L'Imprimerie Nationale, 1853-1858), II:139 [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), II:350 [English].
  • 3 V. A. Hakobyan, ed., Manr Zhamanakagrut‘yunner XIII-XVIII DD. (Yerevan: Haykakan SSṚ Gitut‘yunneri Akademiayi Hratarakch‘ut‘yun, 1951-1956), II:211 [Armenian].
    • Avedis K. Sanjian, trans., Colophons of Armenian Manuscripts 1301-1480:A Source for Middle Eastern History (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1969), 222 [English].
  • 4 Hakobyan, Manr Zhamanakagrut‘yunner, II:220 [Armenian] = Sanjian, Colophons, 306 [English].
  • 5 Gregorios Yuhanna Ibrahim, ed., The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex of the Chronicle of Michael the Great (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2009), 467 [Syriac].
    • Matti Moosa, trans., The Syriac Chronicle of Michael Rabo (the Great): a universal history from the Creation (Teaneck, N.J.: Beth Antioch, 2014), 501 [English].
  • 6 Ibrahim, The Chronicle of Michael, 607 [Syriac] = Moosa, The Syriac Chronicle, 638 [English].
  • 7 Ibrahim, The Chronicle of Michael, 607 [Syriac] = Moosa, The Syriac Chronicle, 639 [English].
  • 8 Ibrahim, The Chronicle of Michael, 615 [Syriac] = Moosa, The Syriac Chronicle, 647 [English].