Abū Qubays - أبو قبيس

[A] sacred hill on the eastern edge of Mecca.2


  • أبو قبيس1
  • Abū Qubays

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  • Coordinates :
    • Lat. 21.4293489° Long. 39.6819808°3
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  • 1 Ibn Jubayr, Riḥlat Ibn Jubayr, pp: 108, 128, 155, 163.
  • 2 P. Bearman (ed.), Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition
  • 3 Andrew Lookingbill and Ethan Russell (eds.), "https://goo.gl/maps/PbgDYjHU2tEHPbQh6," Google Maps

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Abū Qubays - أبو قبيس ” in The Beth Qaṭraye Gazetteer, last modified January 10, 2020, https://bqgazetteer.bethmardutho.org/place/5005.


Abū Qubays - أبو قبيس .” 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/5005.

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Entry Title: Abū Qubays - أبو قبيس

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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
  • , entry contributor, “Abū Qubays - أبو قبيس

Additional Credit:

  • Additional research from Encyclopedia of Islam and the Gorgias Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Syriac Heritage by Tobias Scheunchen
  • Data correction and integration from Ibn Battuta, al-Bakri, al-Tabari, Nasir Khusraw, Ibn Jubayr, Isho’yahb III, Al-Muqaddasī, Ibn Ḥawqal, Al-Masūdī, Yāqūt b. ʿAbdallāh al-Ḥamawī by Tobias Scheunchen
  • Ibn Jubayr data collection by Abdulrahim Abu-Husayn
  • Ibn Jubayr data collection by Abdul Rahman Chamseddine
  • Data merging and XML by William L. Potter
  • Data merging and XML by David A. Michelson

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