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Buṣrá al-Shām (Syria)

LC control no.n 91085457
Geographic headingBuṣrá al-Shām (Syria)
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Geographic subdivision usageSyria--Buṣrá al-Shām
Variant(s)Bosra (Syria)
Bostra (Syria)
Bosra Eski Sham (Syria)
Eski-Sham (Syria)
Found inKindler, A. The coinage of Bostra, c1983.
Samara, Y. Syria, 196-?: p. 152 (Bosra; town in the Governorate of Derʼa; 141 kilom. from Damascus)
BGN gaz., Syria (Buşrá ash Shām, ppl 32°31ʹN, 36°29ʹE; variants: Bosra, Bostra, Bosra ech Châm, Bosra Eski Sham)
Brill's First Encyc. of Islam (Bosra (Bostra), at present also called Eski-Sham, village in Hawran with imposing ruins; rebuilt by Baibars in 1261; capital of district under Damascus during Mamluk period)
Geographic area codea-sy---