Baldwin, M. W. (ed.) / Volume I: The first hundred years
Gazetteer and note on maps, pp. 626-666 PDF (1.3 MB)
632 GAZETTEER I Balarm: city, port — see Palermo. al-Balã~ (Arabic: the level ground): village — L2e4, 5. Baleares (Spanish): island group — Ee, i. Balikh; Balikh (Arabic), Belikh or Belih (-Nehri) (Turkish): river — L5e4, 3. Bãlis (Arabic), Barbalissus (classical): town — L4e5, 5, 9. Balkans: mountain range and peninsula — Id, 2, 3. Balkh (Persian, Arabic), Bactra (classical): city, now unimportant — R2e4, 4. Balona or BãlU: fortress — see Palu. Baltic Sea — I, 2. Baluchistan: region north of the Indian Ocean — Qg, 4. Banbalunah: town — see Pamplona. Baniyas: port — see Valania. Banyas; Paneas or Caesarea-Philippi (classical), Belinas (medieval), Baniyas (Arabic): town—Lifz, 6, 9, 10, II, 12, 13, 14. Bar (French): district between Champagne and Lorraine east of Châlons. Barada; Abana (classical), Baradâ (Arabic): L2f2, 6. al-Barah: town — see Albara. Barbalissus: town — see Bãlis. Barbastro (Spanish), Barbashtru (Arabic): town — Eid3, i. Barcelona (Spanish), Barshilunah (Arabic): city, port — E3d4, i. Ban (Italian): port — Hzd4, 2. Ba~rin or Bãrin (Arabic), Montferrand (medieval): fortress — Lzfi, 5. Barres or Barr (French): village 19 miles sw of Strassburg. Barzenona (medieval): unidentified Italian bishopric, not Barcelona in Spain. Bas-Poitou (French): district of western Poitou. Basarfut (Arabic): fortress — Lze~, 5. Basra; al-Ba~rah (Arabic): city, port — N3f5, ~, 4, 7, 8, ii. Ba~a1yaus: town — see Badajoz. Bathnae: town —see Saruj. Bathys (classical), Sari (-Su) (Turkish): river — Kiei, 3. al-Batihah or al-Butail.iah (Arabic: the stream-bed): plain north of Lake Tiberias — Lif3, 6. al-Batrün (Arabic), Botrys (classical), Botron (medieval): town — Lifi, 6, 9, ' 4. Bavaria; Bayern (German): region of southern Germany — Gc, i. Bayeux (French): town z~ miles east of Carentan. Beam (French): district of s~ France — Dd, i. Beaufort: crusader castle — see Belfort. Beauvoir: crusader castle — see Belvoir. Bebou: fortress — see Bibol. Bec (French): abbey 23 miles SW of Rouen. Behesni; Behesnou (West Armenian), Bahasni or Bahasnã (Arabic), Besni (modern Turkish): fortress, now town — L3e3, 5, 9. Beirut; Berytus (classical), Bairüt (Arabic): port — Lifz, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, II, 12, 13, 14. Belen Boghazi: pass — see Syrian Gates. Belfort or Beaufort (medieval), Shaqif ArnUn or QaPat ash-Shaqif (Arabic: fort of the rock): crusader castle — L1f2, 6, 10, 13, 14. Belgrade; Beograd (Serbian): town — lidi, 2. Belikh or Belih (_Nehri): river — see Balikh. Belinas: town — see Banyas. Belvoir or Beauvoir (medieval), Kaukab al-Hawã' (Arabic: star of the sky): crusader castle — Lif3, 6, 10, 14. Benevento (Italian): city — G5d4, 2. Beograd: town — see Belgrade.
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