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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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Cette decouverte est d'une importance remarquable, car le vizir Khay est bien connu des egyptologues par de nombreux documents", a-t-elle poursuivi.
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.
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Os sentimentos que a jovem inspirava faziam com que teologos, filosofos, ilustres tradutores, ai incluindo seus mestres, se reunissem pesarosos diante das portas do palacio do Vizir, e ajoelhados, com os olhos postos em direcao a Meca, escandissem versiculos inteiros do Corao com o proposito de faze-1a desistir de semelhante ato.
Presa no jardim, convertido naqueles dias em palco do drama familiar, para ali convergia a atencao dos escravos e de discretos cortesaos, solidarios corn a dor do Vizir.
A filha deixou a casa do Vizir sere olhar para tras, arrastando Dinazarda, que fazia parte do seu projeto de salvacao.
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