Jurjan sentence example

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  • In Herat, where he spent the greater part of his life, he gained the favour of that famous patron of letters, Mir `Alishir (1440-1501), who served his old schoolfellow, the reigning sultan Husain (who as the last of the Timurides in Persia ascended the throne of Herat in 1468), first as keeper of the seal, afterwards as governor of Jurjan.
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  • For some years he lived in Jurjan, and then went to India, where he remained some years teaching Greek philosophy and learning Indian.
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  • CASPIAN SEA (anc. Mare Caspium or Mare Hyrcanium; Russian, Kaspiyskoe More, formerly Hvalynskoe More; Persian, Darya-i-Khyzyr or Gurzem; Tatar, Ak-denghiz; the Sikirn and Jurjan of the ancient Eastern geographers), an inland sea between Europe and Asia, extending from 36° 4 o' to 47° 20' N.
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  • CASPIAN SEA (anc. Mare Caspium or Mare Hyrcanium; Russian, Kaspiyskoe More, formerly Hvalynskoe More; Persian, Darya-i-Khyzyr or Gurzem; Tatar, Ak-denghiz; the Sikirn and Jurjan of the ancient Eastern geographers), an inland sea between Europe and Asia, extending from 36° 4 o' to 47° 20' N.
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