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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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A 61-year-old healthy man presented to our hospital in the Iranian city of Gerash in November 2015 with progressive paraparesis and sphincter disturbance (urinary urgency) of 5 months' duration.
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. He was one of the people who funded a university there, paid tuition fees for students who could not afford it, and he also helped many people get married and helped others with burial and funeral fees not only in his city but also in cities such as Jahroom and Shiraz," Abbas recalled.
It's the one I always do when I come across a Roman amphitheatre during my travels - Gerash, Taormina.
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. His Logis colleague Librettist has also acquitted himself well, with his daughter Star Now making it six individual winners for the sire by breaking her maiden on Tuesday.
"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.
In the modern period, the greatest Talmudist since the Gaon of Vilna, Rabbi Saul (GeRaSH) Lieberman, an admirer of Maimonides, encouraged women to study Talmud and admitted them into his Talmud classes."
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.
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.
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.