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Author(s): Bosworth, C.E. | Greene, Molly
, the Ottoman Turkish form for the name of the Italian city of Venice, in earlier Arabic usage, however, there appears Bunduḳiya and similar forms. 1. In earlier Islamic times. The city was known to early Arabic geographers, such as Ibn Rusta, Ibn Ḥawḳal, etc., and these geographers had a fair knowledge of the names of many of the Italian cities and towns of the Lombard and Carolingian periods; the knowledge of later writers like al-Idrīsī was a fortiori much profounder after some three centuries during which the Arabs had controlled Sicily [see siḳilliya ] and, at times, Calabria [see Ḳillawr…


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Author(s): Bosworth, C. E. | Greene, Molly
, forme turque ottomane du nom de la ville italienne de Venise, cependant, on voit, auparavant, apparaître en arabe Bunduḳiya et d’autres formes similaires. 1. Dans les époques islamiques anciennes. La ville était connue de géographes arabes anciens comme Ibn Rusta, Ibn Ḥawḳal, etc.: ces géographes avaient une bonne connaissance des noms de maintes cités et villes italiennes des époques lombardes et carolingiennes. Le savoir d’écrivains ultérieurs comme al-Idrīsī ¶ fut, à plus forte raison, encore élargi après quelques trois siècles de…