Oriental Translation Fund Volume 20-21

Oriental Translation Fund Volume 20-21

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ...in the province of Hadr mfit, in Yemen, on the sea-shore 72 O 12 O MARAND, (equivalent in metre to the word Parand, ) a place in Azerbaijan 81 15 37 50 Mnnv S1-IAHJAN, a city of Khur asan, which in the time of the Seljakian dynasty was the capi tal of that province 97 O 37 40 MARV R61), a city of Khuras-an, at the distance of forty farsangs from Marvshahjan 97 O 36 30 MAZDEKAN, a place in Irak Ajem 84 10 36 0 Names.-Long. Lat. MAziNZiN, in the province of Khurasan..... 9030 36 O MASHKAT, a harbour on the coast of the sea of Omman. 88 0 18 O MASH-HED MUKUDDES Tris, in the province of Khurasan.. 92 45 36 0 MASH-HED-I-SAR, a place in Tabristan, on the shore of the sea of Gilan, distant from the city of Amol eight farsangs.. 87 40 37 0 MAsisAH, a place in Syria. 69 40 ' 36 45 MAARET AL NAAMAN, in Syria, belonging to the territory of Ava This statement sufliciently agrees with the distances mentioned by Sir W. Ouseley, who informs us that his Persian companions assigned" seh farsang-i-sabk " 3,"), "three light farsangs," (or not quite three, ) to the space between Mashhed-i-Sar and Barfurfish; and from Barfurfish to Amul he found to be ajourney of five farsangs, or about eighteen miles. Respecting the name " Mashhed-i-Sar," he learned that it was derived from the tomb of a certain saint or express a spot rendered sacred by the martyrdom or the interment of personages held in religious veneration by the Muhammedans."---Travels, ' vol. iii. pp. 290, 293, 295. Thus the city of Tits, noticed in the article immediately preceding, has been entitled " the holy tomb," Mash-bed Mukuddes, from the adjoining burial-place of Imam Riza. Names. Long. MALZizJEm, a place in Arme nia..... 77 0...show more

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