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ancient city: see GerasaGerasa
, Gerash,
or Jerash
, ancient city of the Decapolis, 22 mi (35 km) N of Amman, in present-day Jordan. According to Josephus it was captured (83 B.C.) by Alexander Jannaeus, king of the Hasmonean dynasty, and rebuilt (A.D. 65) by the Romans.
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Gerald Gerash and five colleagues formed the Gay Coalition of Denver.
He was a generous man who has done so much for his city, Gerash.
It's the one I always do when I come across a Roman amphitheatre during my travels - Gerash, Taormina.
Paula Cannon, USC Keck School of Medicine ; Phil Curtis, AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) Director of Government Affairs; Congressman Henry Waxman; Gerald Gerash, cure activist and lawyer; David O'Dell, long term HIV/AIDS patient and activist; Kevin Kurth, Executive Director of Being Alive ; and Michael Weinstein, President and Founder of AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF).
Haras du Logis resident Layman, one of few opportunities to use a son of Sunday Silence in Europe, has three winners, all in France and Spain, including dual winner Gerash.
The situation is really bad," said Gapesh Gerash, manager at Dubai-based Barakat Vegetables and Fruits, which imports 2,000 kilograms in air freight from Europe four times a week.
Unfortunately, since the narrator seldom tells us what we are looking at, the poor non-world-traveler-viewer may not know he or she is gasping in awe at the great columns at Gerash, the Qumran caves, Pompeii, an aerial view of Masada, the Roman Forum, the Western Wall, Ephesus, the Arch of Titus or the roof of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.
But Gerash added that as far as he knows Denver had a valid pilot's license at the time of the crash.
1 Gerash gives a finer analysis of the worst case in his article.
DARLEY'S French-based stallion Layman got off to a fast start as a sire when his second runner, Gerash, won on her debut over 5f at Marseille Borely this month for trainer Frederic Rossi.
Gerash painted Breeden as a ``hateful, degenerate misfit'' who lived off his family's fortune.
Faint Perfume, who became Shamardal's first Group 1 winner when landing the Crown Oaks at Flemington in November, notched a second top-level success when winning Saturday's Vinery Stakes at Rosehill, and first-season sire Layman got off the mark when his filly Gerash won a 5f event at Marseille Borely on Friday.