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Ispahan:

see EsfahanEsfahan
or Isfahan
, anc. Aspadana, city (1991 pop. 1,127,030), capital of Esfahan prov., central Iran, on the Zayandeh River. The city is located on a high plain at the foot of the Zagros Mts., where the nearby peaks are c.1,400 ft (430 m) high.
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, Iran.
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The chef also attended a book signing session held at the FNAC in Lagoona Mall for two of his books newly launched by FNAC in Qatar: Pierre Herme Ispahan, available in French and the latest publication by Pierre Herme - Pierre Herme Macaron: The Ultimate Recipe from the Master Patissier, available in English.
It was on a visit to Bulgaria in 1987, when he was a pastry chef with the French fine food merchant Fauchon, that the macaroon maestro hit upon the idea that evolved into Ispahan.
Bonfire looked in good heart in his stretch on grass with regular lead horse and travelling companion Ispahan, so his handler is feeling pleased.
Among the clergy were Rev Don Franco Pirisi, Vicar General of the Diocese of Ispahan, in Iran, and Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Apostolic Nuncio to Guatemala.
La television iranienne a diffuse en direct les images de manifestations a Teheran et dans plusieurs grandes villes du pays notamment Machhad, Ispahan, Shiraz ou Kerman.
For the palace of the Shah Abbas of Ispahan, Bakst created 'an unheard of violence of peacock-green and blue', complemented by harmonies of coral-red and rose-pink.
There is a good parallel in James Morier's Hajji Baba of Ispahan, where a barber's shop story orally told in a Persian market-place revolves round whether the barber has bought the wood carried by a donkey or whether he has bought the wooden saddle as well.
Ispahan, Ispahan, Holy City with Kongens Nytorv [the king's new market square], Bredgade and Langelinie, with newspapers and shops with oysters in the basement.
Don't expect anything so remarkable as Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade, but do expect to be entertained by some lavish orchestrations, several inventive dances, and one unique composition, "The Marketplace in Ispahan," in which the composer tries to imitate the varied sounds of a bazaar coming from all directions.
The opening offering, the suite Nielsen compiled from the lavish incidental music he wrote for Adam Oehlenschlaeger's play Aladdin, reflects the composer's theatrical enthusiasms vividly, and is full of wonderful things: the barbaric splendour of the Festival March, the wispy nostalgia of Aladdin's Dream and Dance of the Morning Mist, the mysterious Hindu Dance setting off a sequence of exotic genre pieces (including the Ivesian, multilayered Marketplace in Ispahan and a Negro Dance whose title would never get past the thought-police these days).
A treatise on the bezoar stone: By the late Mahmud bin Masud the Imad-ul-din the physician of Ispahan.