Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936)

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Guadiana
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, Arab. Wādī or Nahr Yāna or Āna or Ānā (s. Yāḳūt), river Āna = Anas of the ancients, the Portuguese Odiana, the second most southerly of the four great rivers of the Iberian peninsula flowing into the Atlantic Ocean after parallel courses from N. E. to S. W., only navigable for 40 miles from its mouth, rises in the mountains of the eastern Iberian border of the central tableland (Meseta) in the Serrania de Cuenca, as, according to more recent geographers (notably Theobald Fischer), the Záncara (in the N. E.) …

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Seybold, C. F., “Guadiana”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 07 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_2532>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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