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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 travel from Haifa, to Ispahan (Isfahan, in central Iran, the capital of Persia from the 16th into the 18th century; cf.
Berrong); de nouvelles editions des journaux de voyage Le Desert, Jerusalem et La Galilee, Vers Ispahan et La Mort de Philae; Vies de deux chattes et autres recits felins; et les trois premiers volumes de son journal couvrant les annees 1868 a 1895.
With respect to Longfellow's poem which appropriates the story of Solomon, Yohannan (200) argues that this poem "reveals something more than a romantic interest in derring-do and exotic allusions to Ispahan of Samarkand." It is surprising that Yohannan does not mention anything about the poem's possible source.
The ground was very heavy in the Ispahan and he wasn't really ready."
During his imprisonment in Ispahan, Vakhtang carried out fruitful literary and translation activities (1712-1714).
Construction group Bouygues and airport operator ADP are set to build an extension for Tehran airport, while Vinci, another building firm, is lined up to design, build and operate new terminals for the Mashhad and Ispahan airports.
Some of our favourites are: Ispahan - rose cream, raspberry and lychee; Satine - passionfruit, orange and cream cheese; Envie - violet, vanilla and blackcurrant; Mosaic - pistachio and cherry; and Sarah - passionfruit, chestnut and green tea.
"President Obama simply does not embrace reality," said Farahnaz Ispahan! a former member of the Pakistani Parliament and author of an upcoming book on Pakistan's religious minorities.
The most admired flavours of the evening were the macaron "Infiniment Citron Caviar", macaron "Truffe Blanche et Noisette", and macaron "Marron Glace", three of the chef's signature flavours from the end of year collection as well as some of the iconic flavours of Pierre Herme like Ispahan, Mogador, and Satine.
In June 2015, we organized four conferences in Iran, in Tehran, Kashan, Ispahan and Yazd.