see GorganGorgan
or Jurjan
, town (1991 pop. 162,468), N Iran, E of the Caspian Sea. The surrounding region yields abundant grain and has extensive forests and marshes. Items of trade include carpets.
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, town, Iran.
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(102) Perceiving Qabus's unwillingness to cooperate, Adud al-Dawla wrote to the caliph al-Ta'i' requesting that his brother Mu'ayyid al-Dawla be given the command over the territories of Jurjan and Tabaristan that had been ruled by Qabus.
He was born in Bukhara, although some say Jurjan, in the year 338 AH and died in 403.
It was presented by Steve Stoffel and Jurjan Wouda Kuipers.
Ghazali studied fiqh in his home town under a Sufi named Ahmad al-Radhakani; he then traveled to Jurjan and studied under Isma'il b.
Ibn-Sina had to leave Bukhara for political reasons between 1002 and 1005, eventually settling in Jurjan where he stared writing the Kitab-al-Qanun (known as the Canon in the West).
See under risidan-i Hisam al-Dula Abu al-'Abbas Tash bi Jurjan, p.
By the dating of derivative works Brown is able roughly to trace the process of communal ratification, and to show that it was first in Nishapur (for Muslim), then in Jurjan (for al-Bukhari), then, ultimately, in Baghdad where scholars validated and revered these works.
In medieval times Gurgan (Jurjan in Arabic) was connected to either Tabaristan or Khurasan.
In some modern Studies Musa's dispatch "to distant Jurjan," where he was based for the campaign, can appear as a minor provincial governorship, or even as evidence of his father's disfavor: Abbott, Two Queens, 69; Kennedy, Early Abbasid Caliphate, 107, but cf.
[191] The sources tell us that the family's roots were Khurasani; that Ibrahim's great-grandfather, Sul (or Sill Tekin [192]), along with his brother, Fayruz, were "Turkish kings of Jurjan, " who had embraced Iranian custom and the Zoroastrian faith; [193] and that Sul was converted to Islam by Yazid b.
Here is Marw, where the situation has deteriorated as much as it did; and [now] the people of Jurjan are flocking to them.