Ramaḍān

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The month of fasting in the Islamic calendar.

Names

  • Arabic: رمضان = Ramaḍān 1
  • Armenian: Ռամադան = Ṙamadan 2
  • Hebrew: רמצאן = Ramaṣān 3
Event Description Date
Event mentioned by Ibn Baṭṭūṭa.1 before 1354 1354-1356 early 1180 A.H. / 1766 1853
Event mentioned by Movsēs Arckec‘i.2 before 1472 1472 1472 1958
Event mentioned by Benjamin of Tudela.3 before c.1170 c.1173 13th C 1907

Sources

  • 1 C. Defrémery and B. R. Sanguinetti, eds., Voyages d'Ibn Batoutah (Paris: L'Imprimerie Nationale, 1853-1858), I:107, 241, 388-93 [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, 67, 150, 238-41 [English].
  • 2 L. S. Xač‘ikyan, ed., XV Dari Hayeren Jeṙagreri Hišatakaranner (Yerevan: Haykakan S. S. Ṙ. Gitut‘yunneri Akademiayi Hratarakč'ut‘yun, 1958), no. II: 433, p. II:342 [Armenian].
    • Avedis K. Sanjian, trans., Colophons of Armenian Manuscripts 1301-1480:A Source for Middle Eastern History (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1969), 1472.1 [English].
  • 3 Marcus N. Adler, ed., The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela (London: Frowde, 1907), (Hebrew part) 57 [Hebrew].
    • Marcus N. Adler, ed., The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela (London: Frowde, 1907), (English part) 57 [English].