Sharja (settlement)

URI http://medievalmideast.org/place/864

A port town in Yemen.

Names

  • Arabic: شرجة = Sharja 1
  • Arabic: السرجة = al-Sarja 2
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

Sources

  • 1 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār Ṣādr, 1995), (3) 334 (4) 85 (5) 448 [Arabic].
  • 2 C. Defrémery and B. R. Sanguinetti, eds., Voyages d'Ibn Batoutah (Paris: L'Imprimerie Nationale, 1853-1858), II:165 [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:365 [English].