Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936)

Get access

Čārd̲j̲ūi
(698 words)

, the modern name of the ancient Āmul [q. v. p. 343] on the Oxus. The town appears to have received its present name in the time of the Tīmūrids; in his account of the events of the year 903 = 1477-1478, Bābur (Bābar-Nāma, ed. Beveridge, f. 58) mentions the passage of the river at Čārd̲j̲ū (Čārd̲j̲ū güzari). In the year 910 (1504) the fortress of Čārd̲j̲ū (in the S̲h̲aibānī-Nāma of Muḥammad Ṣāliḥ ed. Melioranski, p. 197: Čārd̲j̲ū ḳalʿasī, in the Persian S̲h̲aibānī-Nāma of Banāʾī, quoted by Samoilovič: Zapiski vost. old. ark̲h̲. obs̲h̲č., xix. 0173: Ḳalʿa-i Čahārd̲j̲ūi) had to surrender to …

Cite this page
Barthold, W., “Čārd̲j̲ūi”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 18 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_1690>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



▲   Back to top   ▲