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39 5   +ابن الاعرابىّ A.H. 231.
بَقَّة on the Euphrates, near Hīt, the northwestern
frontier place of 'Irāq — am Euphrat, nicht weit
von Hīt, dem nordwestlichen Grenzort von 'Irāq.
6   وقد تقطع في البر! crossing the plain — die Ebene
durchschneidend. Another reading is   وبعدُ ثم تقطع ُ
البر and then it crosses the plain — und dann
durchschneidet es die Ebene.
10   محمَّدبن مَرْوان father of the Caliph Merwān II —
Vater des Khalifen Merwān II.
15   مَعْقِلٌ مَعاقلُ الأَكْراَد the strongholds of the
Kurds — die Vesten der Kurden.
17   بيعَةٌ pl.   بَيعٌ church — Kirche.
30 5   على بَرَيَّة سِنْجار dominating the plain of Sinjār —
die Ebene von Sindjār beherrschend.
9   حُملّ عليها (the river) has been conducted over ḢaḌr
(Hatra) — (der Fluss) ist über die Stadt geleitet worden.
13   عَلىُّ بن زَيْد a Christian pre-Islamic poet of Ḣīra
ein christlicher vor-islamischer Dicter aus Ḣīra.


Selections from Arabic geographical literature. Edited with notes by. M. J. de Goeje. Leiden. Late E.J. Brill. 1907.
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