Darial Gorge

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Dar’ial Gorge

 

a gorge of the Terek River where it cuts across the Bokovyi Range of the Greater Caucasus Mountains in the Georgian SSR. For a distance of 3 km, cliffs rise to an altitude of 1.000 m above the river. The Georgian Military Road passes through the gorge. Ancient geographers knew the Dar’ial Gorge as the Gateway of the Caucasus (the Alan Gateway).

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Ademas, esta sumision, por ligera que fuese, de los bulgaros del Kuban y del Don explicaria por que Heraclio, en sus tratos con los turcos kok, tuvo que usar las vias mas orientales de comunicacion, las de los pasos del Darial y del Derbend y no las rutas mas occidentales y faciles que pasaban por Crimea o por la costa Suroriental del Mar Negro.
Te vi a traves del Vermouth, a trasluz de su vid (Wermuth, asi te llamaron los druidas germanos) y antes de este por los versos de Pasternak: "Mientras estuve en el Darial fui recibido/ Como amigo en el infierno, en un deposito y un arsenal/La vida en el delirio igual que Lermontov estremeci/ Como labios que se zambullen en Vermouth".
It led in the direction of (Latin add) the Darial Pass, as sources for Nero's plans report.
44; Bennett's suppositions (2006:84) on the 'Moschi' (an archaic term for one of the ethnic groups, from which the Caucasian Iberians developed), rather than Heniochi, and his conjectures about Roman praesidia toward the Darial Pass in 58 merit no credence.
The chapters on the Iranian and Arabic sources present significant material on the Alans since Alania proper was situated on the northwestern borders of Eranshahr (later ruled by the Abbasid caliphate) across the strategic passes of Darial and Darband in the greater Caucasus range.
Russian missile defense got another boost when the Volga (Darial UM) radar became operational near Gantsevitshi in Belarus late last year.
Typical of this shift was the recent majority purchase of the Darial TV Group in Russia for $10 million by Sweden's Modern Times Group.
The Swedish media group Modern Times Group AB (MTG) has signed an agreement to acquire a 75% stake in the Russian commercial TV station Darial TV.
Este adjetivo constituye en ruso una hermosisima metafora, derivada de un toponimo del Caucaso, la famosa Garganta del rio Darial, cantada por los poetas romanticos rusos hasta la saciedad, que simboliza la belleza femenina exotica del sur, de ojos negros y profundos.
Elburz on the boundary between Media and Parthia proper (Parthyaea), east of modern Tehran.(11) But, from the time of Nero, the designation 'Caspian Gates' was applied to a quite different spot, the Pass of Darial, which runs through the central Caucasus, 100 miles north of Tbilisi.(12) Pliny protested at the confusion vigorously (N.H.
De suerte que el imperio turco se extendia ahora hasta el Don por el Oeste y hasta los pasos caucasicos de Darial y Derbend por el Sur.
In November 2002, the governments of Russia and Azerbaijan reached an agreement concerning re-activation of the long-range Darial radar in Gabalinsk, Azerbaijan.