A city in southern Yemen.


  • عدن2
  • ʿAdan

Place Type



  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 12.771651° Long. 45.038928°1


Attestation of name عدن in the Kitāb al-aʿlāq al-nafīsa of Aḥmad ibn ʿUmar Ibn Rustah.

عدن2 2
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  • 1 Roger Bagnall et al. (eds.), "https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/39269," Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places
  • 2 Aḥmad ibn ʿUmar Ibn Rustah, Kitāb al-aʿlāq al-nafīsa, pp: 87.

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, “ʿAdan” in The Beth Qaṭraye Gazetteer, last modified January 10, 2020, https://bqgazetteer.bethmardutho.org/place/2944.


Thomas A. Carlson, “ʿAdan.” In The Beth Qaṭraye Gazetteer, edited by Haya Al Thani, Saif al-Murikhi, Abdulrahim Abu-Husayn, Abdul Rahman Chamseddine and Mario Kozah. Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute, 2020. Entry published January 10, 2020. https://bqgazetteer.bethmardutho.org/place/2944.

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Entry Title: ʿAdan

Authorial and Editorial Responsibility:

  • Haya Al Thani, general editor, Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute
  • Haya Al Thani, Saif al-Murikhi, Abdulrahim Abu-Husayn, Abdul Rahman Chamseddine, and Mario Kozah, editors, The Beth Qaṭraye Gazetteer
  • Thomas A. Carlson, entry contributor, “ʿAdan

Additional Credit:

  • Ibn Rustah data collection by Abdulrahim Abu-Husayn
  • Ibn Rustah data collection by Abdul Rahman Chamseddine
  • Data merging and XML by William L. Potter
  • Data merging and XML by David A. Michelson
  • Data merging, Wikipedia linking, and XML by Thomas A. Carlson
  • Ibn Rustah data correction and integration by Thomas A. Carlson

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