Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936)

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Ṭabūr
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(t.) (Eastern Turkī: tapḳūr, a palisade formed of wagons arranged in a circle or square; a body of men sent out to reconnoitre), a battalion, a corps of about a thousand men, commanded by a biñ-bas̲h̲i̊ (chief of a thousand).

Bibliography

Radlof, Opyt, iii. 953, 978

Pavet de Courteille, Dict. turk-oriental, p. 192

Sulaimān Efendi, Lug̲h̲āt-i Ḏj̲ag̲h̲atai, p. 97

Aḥmad Wafīḳ-Pas̲h̲a, Lehd̲j̲è-i ʿot̲h̲mānī, ii. 739

Barbier de Meynard, Dict. turc-français, ii. 250

Vámbéry, Čag̲h̲ataische Sprachstudien, p. 253.

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Huart, Cl., “Ṭabūr”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 19 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_5592>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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