Yaqut sentence example

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  • The ruins of Palmyra greatly interested the Arabs, and are commemorated in several poems quoted by Yaqut and others; they are referred to by the early poet Nabigha as proofs of the might of Solomon and his sovereignty over their builders the Jinn (Derenbourg, Journ.
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  • According to the Arabian geographer, Yaqut, Persian scorpions were thrown into the place when it was besieged by Anushirwan; hence their numbex to-day.
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  • During their dominion Merv, like Samarkand and Bokhara, was one of the great schools of learning, and the celebrated historian Yaqut studied in its libraries.
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  • Such books were written by Bakri and Yaqut (q.v.)' Grammar and aexicography.
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  • 5 and 6) the tower was overthrown by the winds; according to Yaqut (i.
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  • 3) that Nineveh stood on the Euphrates; the Arabic geographer Yaqut places a Nineveh on the lower Euphrates near Babylon, and this may be a colony from the great Nineveh, or possibly the Nina.
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  • The name of Ninawa applied, not to the ruins, but to the Rustak (fields and hamlets) on the site (Baladhuri, p. 331; Ibn Haukal, p. 145; Yaqut, ii.
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  • found it defended by a castle built by a king of Damascus; but at the beginning of the following century the Arabian geographer Yaqut speaks of it as deserted and overthrown.
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  • 63; Yaqut iv.
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  • The Hittite sculptured object referred to above 1 Not to be confused, as Yaqut remarks, with Shamshat, the classical Arsamosata (Ptol.
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  • In the, 3th century, according to Yaqut, one of its quarters was exclusively inhabited by Armenians.
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  • 242-246) and in the geography of Yaqut (q.v.).
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  • A curious notice of this building is found in the Arabian geographer Yaqut.
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  • For other names and honorific epithets of the city see Bakri, ut supra, Azraqi, p. 197, Yaqut iv.
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  • T., p. 324);: Asma`i in Yaqut, iii.
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  • The later Arabs not unnaturally viewed such cultus as imitated from that of Mecca (Yaqut iv.
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  • Yaqut i.
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