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vizier

a high official in certain Muslim countries, esp in the former Ottoman Empire. Viziers served in various capacities, such as that of provincial governor or chief minister to the sultan

Vizier

 

title of ministers and highest dignitaries in many Islamic countries. In the Ottoman Empire the supreme or grand vizier (vezir-i-azam, sard-azam) headed the government (the Porte), issued orders (fermans) in the name of the sultan, and signed peace treaties. With the termination of the sultanate in Turkey (1922), this office was abolished.

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La pyramide "appartient a Khay, un vizir de Haute et de Basse-Egypte, qui a exerce cette charge equivalente a celle d'un Premier ministre durant une quinzaine d'annees sous le regne de Ramses II", a precise la mission dans un communique.
O debate deixara os limites dos aposentos, das dependencias dos servicais, para circular pelo submundo de Bagda, constituido de mendigos, encantadores de serpente, charlataes, mentirosos, que no bazar adotavam formas obscenas e jocosas enquanto propagavam a noticia da filha do Vizir, a mais brilhante princesa da corte, que, tendo em mira salvar as jovens das garras do Califa, decidira casar-se corn ele.
Louis is so preoccupied with this question of protocol that he asks Castagneres to send him a detailed drawing of the layout of the room in which the vizir received him, so that the monarch may track how the Turks are treating the new ambassador.
Il ne s'agit nullement dans le recit du labyrinthe d'Aben Hakam el Bokhari, c'est plutot Said, son vizir, qui le construisit pour l'y attirer:
She is subject to the 'lois draconiennes' of the narrator-sultan, which are enforced by his vizir, Francoise, and she is always accompanied when outside the enclosed space of the harem: 'Le role d'eunuque ou de vizir qui garde Albertine hors du serail est joue par plusieurs personnes: Francoise l'emmane aux grands magasins pour acheter une robe, Andree l'accompagne au Trocadero, le chauffeur la conduit Versailles', and all of this 'dans le but de calmer son [the narrator's] agitation et sa jalousie, et d'assurer qu'Albertine ne reprend pas ses habitudes homosexuelles' (p.
1751 Infortune Vizir, Amis desesperes, Roxane, venez tous contre moi conjures, Tourmenter a la fois une Amante eperdue" Et prenez la vengeance enfin qui vous est due.
The vizir works with a small circle of subvizirs, each of whom is dedicated to maintaining fear throughout the regime.
Procter & Gamble Europe: The Vizir Launch," HBS case # 9-384-139.
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Tras la ceremonia, la celebracion continuo en la Hacienda El Vizir, de Espartinas.
Signe le 20 mars 1956 par le grand vizir tunisien de l'epoque Tahar Ben Ammar (1889-1985) et le ministre francais des Affaires etrangeres Chritian Pineau, ce protocole a aboli le protectorat francais en Tunisie (1881-1956).
Abu 1-Qasim al-Kirmani (whose laqab may have been Ala al-Din) was probably the same faylasuf with whom Ibn Sind was engaged in a dispute around 405/1015: see Yahya Michot's introduction to his edition and translation of Ibn Sina, Lettre au vizir Abu Sa'd (Paris/Beirut: Les Editions Al-Bouraq, 1421/2000), 19-27.