Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936)

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Egerdir
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, the capital in a Ḳaẓā of the Sand̲j̲aḳ of Ḥamīdābād in the Wilāyet of Ḳōniya, situated on a tongue of land at the south end of the lake of Egerdir, with a few thousand inhabitants, all Muhammadans; on the adjacent island of Nisi (Νησί), Turkish Nisin, Nīs adasi with a monastery live about 1000 Turkish-speaking Greeks. The town presumably fell into the hands of the Sald̲j̲ūḳs at the same time as the district of Isparta, which Kilid̲j̲ Arslān III conquered (600-601 a. h.) (see Houtsma, Recueil etc., iii. 62); its citadel which is now destroyed is said to have been built by Kaiḳub…

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Mordtmann, J. H., “Egerdir”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 24 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_2193>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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