El-amir sentence example
- North of this plain are the five springs of et-Tabighah, the largest of which was enclosed about a century ago in an octagonal reservoir by `Ali, son of Dhahr el-Amir, and the water led off by an aqueduct 52 ft.
- The walls, flanked with round towers, but partly destroyed by the earthquake of 1837, were built by Dhahr el-Amir, as was the court-house.
- Towards the close of the 18th century a chief of the family of Zaidan, named Dhaher el-Amir, rose to power in Acre.
- In the 18th century it was fortified and occupied by the famous independent sheikh Dhahir el-Amir.