An ancient town and citadel near present-day Elâzığ
Alternative Form of kharput -
Origin of kharput
Perhaps ultimately from ArmenianԽարբերդ (Xarberd); see it for more.
Kharput Sentence Examples
In 1123 he was captured by Balak of Mardin, and confined in Kharput with Joscelin, his successor in the county of Edessa, who had been captured in the previous year.
Happily for Kaikobad, the princes mistrusted the power of the Egyptian, and it proved a difficult task to penetrate through the mountainous, well-fortified accesses to the interior of Asia Minor, so that the advantage rested with Kaikobad, who took Kharput, and for some time even held Harran, Ar-Roha and Rakka (1232).