A city between Qazwīn and Zanjān.


  • ابهر1
  • Abhar

Place Type



Attestation of name ابهر in the Kitāb al-buldān of Aḥmad ibn Abī Yaʿqūb al-Yaʿqūbī.

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  • 1 Aḥmad ibn Abī Yaʿqūb al-Yaʿqūbī, Kitāb al-buldān, pp: 271.

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, “Abhar” in The Beth Qaṭraye Gazetteer, last modified January 10, 2020, https://bqgazetteer.bethmardutho.org/place/2984.


Thomas A. Carlson, “Abhar.” 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/2984.

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Entry Title: Abhar

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  • 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, “Abhar

Additional Credit:

  • Yaʿqūbī data collection by Abdulrahim Abu-Husayn
  • Yaʿqūbī 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
  • al-Yaʿqūbī data correction and integration by Thomas A. Carlson

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