ʿAbra - عبرة

Located on the road to Aden.


  • عبرة1
  • ʿAbra

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ومعقر على جادة عدن وكذلك عبرة وغارة والمخنق وكلهن صغار1
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    • 1 Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad Maqdisī, Aḥsan al-taqāsīm fī maʿrifat al-aqālīm, pp: 85.

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    Tobias Scheunchen, “ʿAbra - عبرة ” in The Beth Qaṭraye Gazetteer, last modified January 10, 2020, https://bqgazetteer.bethmardutho.org/place/5541.


    Tobias Scheunchen, “ʿAbra - عبرة .” 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/5541.

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    Entry Title: ʿAbra - عبرة

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    • Haya Al Thani, Saif al-Murikhi, Abdulrahim Abu-Husayn, Abdul Rahman Chamseddine, and Mario Kozah, editors, The Beth Qaṭraye Gazetteer
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