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    returns.) Not to be used or quoted in any but confidential communications. GAZETTEER OF PERSIA VOL. Ill PART ...

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    NOTE. Volume III comprises that portion of south-western Persia; which is bounded on the west by the Turco-Persian frontier : on the north and east by a line drawn through the towns of Khaniqin, Isfahan, -Yazd, Kirman, and Bandar Abbas : and on the south by the Persian Gulf. ...

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    of Persia, the lower reaches of which are crossed on the road between Bafq and Yazd; it is salt and loses ...

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    The present (1907) Governor, Hajl Azuk •’All Khan, has been Governor for 8 years, and has a personal force of some 200 tufangchis, who icceive pay from him, and not from Imperial funds. They are armed with Mar tinis, of the usual cheap kind found in Persia; the Governor also possesses some Mauser ...

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    province of Persia extending along the northern shore of the Persian Gulf opposite to the Pirate Coast, ... the Gulf. The actual boundary line on the land side is, like that of most of the provinces of Persia, vague ...

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    in this province are not on the whole so extensive as in other parts of Southern Persia, nor do they attain ...

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    quantities of fuel a scarce commodity in this, as in other, provinces of Persia, and a consider able supply ...

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    in Persia—Yol. III." Camels and donkeys are, as usual in Persia, the chief means of transport. ...

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    for the distribution of foreign goods not only the adjacent districts of Persia, but also the ports of Trucial ^Oman ...

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    1911-12, and the effect of the prevailing anarchy in Southern Persia may be traced in the almost complete ...

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    inches. The currency is that of Persia, but the Indian rupee, Maria Theresa dollar, Turkish lira, ...

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    in the district, which, for Persia, is fairly populous. Villages situated on the rivers are called Cham. The district is fertile, growing melons celebrated throughout Persia; it supplies the whole of Central Persia ...

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    regularly, through the Imperial Bank of Persia at Bushire, in order to keep on the right side of Govern ment, ...

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    of Persia. Locally, the term Luristan has not the wide significance attached to it by some geographers; ...

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    609 LUR—LUR grass for their requirements, supplemented by acorns out of which bread is commonly made in many parts of Persia. Many of these valleys afford good pasture grounds and are watered by running streams of excellent water. The climate of this region is very healthy and its inhabitants live ...

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    of Persia that they shift their tents. Their chief qishlaq is at Husainieh, at the foot of the Pusht-i-Kuh ...

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    to most parts of Persia, namely, Shfah Muhammadanism ; the sect known as "Ali Illahi is confined ... ceremonies throughout Persia generally. In regard to AH 1 llaln-ism it can only be said that its existence ...

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    of Persia, and in this connection Major Arbuthnot in his somewhat exhaustive reports (1905) writes : “ The mule-breeders of Western Persia are the Lurs, of whom there are several important tribes, notably the Sagwand, ...

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    .—While the streams in all the highlands of Persia are of sweet and pure water, the sandstone and gypsum ... the foot of the western ranges of Persia, extending from at least as far north as Qasr-i-Shirin to a point ... of the prosperity of Persia. Communications. —No communications other than by road exist through Luristan; ...

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    centre of Persia refusing to acknow ledge the authority of the Shah will be done away with. The Bakhtiari ...

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    of Persia, and was King of Asia. Grudge me not therefore this monument." (For full description, vide Curzon's “ Persia," Volume II, Chapter XX ; also this Gazetteer, Pasargadse.)— {Curzon — Arbuthnot, 1905.) MAD EH VAN— ...

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    of Persia, Lutf ’All, with a few hundred men, sur prised Agha Muhammad's army, 30,000 strong, and succeeded ...

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    of the most lawless of Persia. They claim descent from Rustam, having emigrated, they say, from Sistan. ...

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    of prosperity and security for this part of Persia. Wild cabbage is the ordinary weed of the plain.”—(ReW— Wells—Fersian Gulf Gazetteer, 1908.) MARUZEH— Lat. 31° 2' N.; Long. 55° 57' E. A village fort in Kirman, Persia ...

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    more pertinently the de cline of modern Persia than the fact that, though this plain in Le Bran's day, ...

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    from the former town.— (Preece, 1892.) MINAM— Lat. Long. Elev. A town in Kirman, Persia, 141 miles west ...

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    hide during the day.— (DeBode.) MUGHU— A bay on the coast of Laristan, Persia, due north of the island ...

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    Those belonging to Persia are found in the northern part of ’Abbadan island, occupy the whole ...

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    733 MUH-MUH Persian territory number about 0,000 fighting men, of whom aljout two- thirds are armed with rifles and 1,000 are mounted on horses. The particulars of the Muhaisin tribe in Persia are given in the following table :— Section. Habitat. Fighting strength. Eemabks. • , A1 Bu Kflsib, Failieh, ...

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    before that date had been at Daijf in Turkish territory A .ev the peace between Britain and Persia, Ha ji ...

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    and the Turks until 1847 when, thanks to the diplo matic support afforded Persia by Russia and Britain, ^ Muhammerah was finally ceded to Persia by the treaty of Erzerum, and with them it has since remained. During ...

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    is made up of natives of Dizful and Shuster, a few merchants from other parts of Persia, Baghdadi Jews ... perintendent merchantile operations and represent the Persian Foreign Office. Lord Curzon in his Persia mentions having been put to grave inconvenience during his travels in this part of Persia from one ...

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    these. Like most bazaars in Persia it is roofed in and is closed for several hours in the middle ... Beyond this lie the residences of the officials of the Imperial Bank of Persia, by far the best built ...

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    Government the right to work all oil that may be found in this part of Persia, and though founded some years ... which is to demarcate the actual frontier line between Turkey and Persia. It is to be composed of delegates from Britain, Russia, Turkey and Persia, though it is understood that the Russian delegates ...

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    and Persia the other bank of the Shatt-al-'Arab and in the event of hostilities between Turkey and Persia ...

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    merchants froirr other parts of Persia, about 40 families of Sabians, and a handful of Jews and oriental ...

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    at Muhammareh from Bombay, and those of the Bombay and Persia Company occasionally, and in 1903 the town ... at Muhammareh :— Branch of Imperial Bank of Persia opened, 1909. Expobts. IMPORTS; Exported to Description. ... trapacanth and some raising are the prodeo® of Upper Persia are received from Isfahan ; the ordinary gum from ...

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    percentage amongst thl plnula tion (oO pei cent, is considered a fair estimate in most Persia! townsf. ...

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    between Armenia, Arabia, Persia, and India. Communication.- —Three main routes leave Muhammareh. (1) ...

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    1905.) MUQAM— Lat. 26° 52' N.; Long. 53° 31' E. A port on the coast of the Shibkuh district of Persia ...

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    it and Qatru is a pass across the main range of Southern Persia at its extremity. Nidiz is possibly a misprint ...

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    Persia”, Volume II, Chapter XX.) — (Curzon—Arbuthnot, 1905) PASBATjTDl—L at. Long. Elev. 6,965'. ...

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    ” er ^ roun(i Pul-i-Kalhur surpasses anything I have seen in South- West Persia : fine trees, abundant ...

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    one is accustomed to see. Here the Mamassani Lurs are said to be the finest looking men in Persia ...

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    At the end of the fourteenth century, when Timur removed the Khalaj from Asia to Central and Eastern Persia ... “ confidential advisers of the gieat Ka Khan, Zend, monarch of Southern Persia in 1760 ^ ^ a ii Jani Khan, son ...

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    numbers of fighting men see under Military.) Habitat .—No nomad tribe in Persia travels so far ...

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    The Qashqai are probably the nly tribe in South Persia, except the Arabs, who use camels for the pur pose. ... are given in the table.) Customs .—The Qashqai resemble generally the Lur nomads of South- West Persia ...

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    QAS—QAS 810 large bodies of troops, who could be supported without difficulty, on sup plies drawn from the sedentary population, which will be found all over Pars. They have no vast tracts of country abandoned solely to nomads, as have all the other nomadic tribes of South-West Persia. They must perforce ...

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    A village in Kirman, Persia, 28 miles west of Shahr-i-Babak. It is small, and surrounded with a wall, ...

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    the rivers of Persia, and the area drained by it is probably larger than that of the Karun. It rises in three ...

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