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آبله-نهریست بر چهار فرسخي بصره و در کنار آن شهرهاي اباد شده

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اردستان ولایتي است از عراق عجم أهالي آنجا بافراط خشم موصوف اند . فز 8

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ÁBU Listán, a territory near Malatíah, on the borders of Rúm and Syria (Sham)

71 0 38 30 Ashán, a territory on the north of Bengal

132 0 35 0
ÁGRAH, (spelt with the Persian
letter Gáf,) a place in India 105 8 34 0

ÁMID (equivalent in rhyme to
Hámid) is a place of Diár'rabiâh 73 40 38 0

Ání (equivalent in rhyme to
Fání) is a city of Armenia . 79 0 41 0
ÁBERKÚH *

88 0 31 30
Otrár, in Turkestán: it is also
called Fáriáb

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* Not described in the original MS. The name is sometimes written after the Arabic manner

. geographer Hamdallah Mastou fi, (in his “ Nuzahat-alKulúb,”) and Zakaria Kazvini, (in his “ Seir al Belád,”) place this city in Fárs; but more modern writers assign it to the adjoining province of Irák Âjem : thus Emín Rázi (in his “ Haft aklím ”) informs us that “ Aberkúh formerly was reckoned as a town of Fárs, but now belongs to Irák : ”

, and the “ Burhán-i-Kátea ” describes it as a town of Irák Âjem. We learn from different accounts that the original city had been constructed on the summit of a hill, and therefore called “ Aber-Kúh,” (or “ Ber Kúh,”) a name ex

ابرقوه-سابق داخل فارس بوده و الحال تعلق بعراق دارد

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pressing its situation, and this name is still retained, and applied to the modern town, which, the old one having been ruined, was built on a plain not far from the hill. Aberkúh appears in ancient romances as the scene of many remarkable and interesting events. Not long ago was shown, (and probably still exists,) near this place, a considerable mound or heap, which, according to local tradition, consists of ashes, and indicates the spot where young prince Siávesh, in consequence of a false accusation made by the queen, his enamoured and disappointed stepmother, was obliged to pass through a blazing pile of wood, and proved his innocence by undergoing the fiery ordeal without injury. This circumstance is a favourite subject with the painters, who illuminate fine manuscript copies of Firdausi's great heroic poem, the “ Sháh Námeh.”

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Ajmír, in India

UJEín, a place of Málwah in India

AHMEDNAGAR, a place of Dekkan in India

Ікнмім (or Eкнмім), in the Sâid of Egypt

Arján, a place of Ahwaz, (in the province of Khúzistán, or Susiana)

Ardebil, in Ázerbáiján

Arzenján, a territory of Armenia

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ARGHÁN *

94 0 Arhang (equivalent in rhyme to Farhang), a place in Badakshán 101 45

Izmir (Smyrna), a castle or fortress on the (salt or main) sea, on the borders of Rúm : it was taken from the Franks (or European Christians) by Emir Taimúr 70 20 ASADÁBAD

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Nasir Tust .(ارجان) mon pronunciation the name is Arjan

(1) and Ulugh Beig place Arján in long. 86-30, lat. 35-30.

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