And all the several regiments At Budweiss, Tabor, Braunau, Koenigingratz, At Brunn and Zanaym, have forsaken you, And ta'en oaths of fealty anew To the Emperor.
He farther informed us, that the governor of Tauris had one day issued forth to endeavour to put a stop to the marauders, but had been defeated by Zagarli, with the loss of most of his troops, and had even great difficulty in escaping back to the city.
The vast empire established by Zingis, was apportioned among his four principal sons, Toushi, Zagatai, Octai, and Tuli, who had been respectively his great huntsman, chief judge, prime minister, and grand general.
We may further remark that Ramusio's version betrays indications that one of its bases either was in the Venetian dialect, or had passed through that dialect; for a good many of the names appear in Venetian forms, e.g., substituting the z for the sound of ch, j, or soft g, as in Goza, Zorzania, Zagatay, Gonza (for Giogiu), Quenzanfu, Coiganzu, Tapinzu, Zipangu, Ziamba.
Zagathai, a son of Zingis, got Transoxiana, or the country of the Kirguses.
Barbaro probably wrote that four pounds could be had at Moscow for the same money that would buy one in Venice.--E. The Caspian, besides the names of Bochri and Bakhu, is likewise called the sea of Khozar, and the sea of Tabristan.--E. Zagathai was one of the sons of the great conqueror Zingis Khan, and received that part of the empire for his share, which comprehended Turkistan, Mawaralnahar, and Kuaresm; which extensive country took from him the name of Zagathai.--Forst.
The city of Ecbatana, or Tauris, is the usual residence of Uzun-Hassan; Persepolis, or Shiras, which is twenty-four days journey from thence, being the last city of his empire, bordering on the Zagathais, who are the sons of Buzech, sultan of the Tartars, and with whom he is continually at war.
He was armed with a large sabre, a poniard and a pair of pistols; his soldiers had zagayes or lances, and little sabres in the Turkish fashion.
The serious cases are sent to the Egyptian hospital at Zagazig, where they are looked after by native doctors.
While sitting there alone, another wandering thought zig-zagged through John's brain.
Unerringly he followed an invisible trail, turning sharply up a slough, and went zig-zagging on without apparent plan.
Walter Scott never has created such an original and typical figure as Zagloba is, who is a worthy rival to Shakespeare's Falstaff.
Generally speaking, this country gradually became divided into two main geographical divisions: (1) the Pomorje, or country by the sea, which included most of the modern Montenegro and the southern halves of Hercegovina and Dalmatia, and (2) the Zagorje, or country behind the hills, which included most of the modern Bosnia, the western half of the modern kingdom of Serbia, and the northern portions of Montenegro and Hercegovina, covering all the country between the Pomorje and the Save; to the north of the Pomorje and Zagorje lay Croatia.
* * * * * "Every boy in the street knows that all component factors in Jugo-Slav countries have proclaimed the union of Jugo-Slavia under the sceptre of the Karagorgjevic dynasty, and that the jurisdiction of the new Jugo-Slav Government extends over Belgrade and Nish, as well as over Zagreb, Sarajevo, Spljet, or Ljubljana.
Over many a cold and desolate pass, crawling painfully across the wind-swept shoulders of the hills; down many a black mountain-gorge, where the river roared and raced before him like a savage guide; across many a smiling vale, with terraces of yellow limestone full of vines and fruit-trees; through the oak-groves of Carine and the dark Gates of Zagros, walled in by precipices; into the ancient city of Chala, where the people of Samaria had been kept in captivity long ago; and out again by the mighty portal, riven through the encircling hills, where he saw the image of the High Priest of the Magi sculptured on the wall of rock, with hand uplifted as if to bless the centuries of pilgrims; past the entrance of the narrow defile, filled from end to end with orchards of peaches and figs, through which the river Gyndes foamed down to meet him; over the broad rice-fields, where the autumnal vapours spread their deathly mists; following along the course of the river, under tremulous shadows of poplar and tamarind, among the lower hills; and out upon the flat plain, where the road ran straight as an arrow through the stubble-fields and parched meadows; past the city of Ctesiphon, where the Parthian emperors reigned, and the vast metropolis of Seleucia which Alexander built; across the swirling floods of Tigris and the many channels of Euphrates, flowing yellow through the corn-lands--Artaban pressed onward until he arrived, at nightfall of the tenth day, beneath the shattered walls of populous Babylon.
Zig-Zags at the Zoo.
The vast empire established by Zingis and his immediate successors was now broken down into four vast fragments, each a powerful empire, Mongalia, Kipzak, Zagtai or Transoxiana, and Persia; and these four khans often contended with each other.
The wali of Malaga alone, Abdallah ben Zagut, had courage to oppose the dangerous embassy under consideration: "You mean to call in the aid of the Almoravides!
But here it is plain the essence Adam made the name ZAHAB stand for was nothing but a body hard, shining, yellow, and very heavy.
11:18 And Rehoboam took him Mahalath the daughter of Jerimoth the son of David to wife, and Abihail the daughter of Eliab the son of Jesse; 11:19 Which bare him children; Jeush, and Shamariah, and Zaham.
zahar (Tatian); cp.
They called to mind all that had been predicted by astrologers at the birth of their ill-starred sovereign, and all that had been foretold of the fate of Granada at the time of the capture of Zahara.
CLARK, R. T. Zaharoff.
Let us add too that, in no great length of time, the only important connection he had ever succeeded in forming, his connection with the Zahdarm Family, seems to have been paralyzed, for all practical uses, by the death of the "not uncholeric" old Count.
The Zahdarms," says he, "lived in the soft, sumptuous garniture of Aristocracy; whereto Literature and Art, attracted and attached from without, were to serve as the handsomest fringing.
Zahir had taught his daughter to ride on horseback, and had trained her in all the accomplishments fitting to a warrior bold and daring.
Die Zahl in Mystik und Glauben der Kulturvölker.
ILLUSTRATION: THE CHRISTIAN TOWN OF ZAHLEH IN THE LEBANON The European powers were moved at last.
Vorlesungen über Zahlentheorie.
Footnote 4: Ueber die noch jetzt zahlreich lebende Thierarten der Kreidebildung und den Organismus der Polythalamien.
A few days ago flags were flung out all over Berlin at the news of Hindenburg's victory; military attaches were saying that there had been nothing like this since Napoleon; up and down the streets the newswomen were croaking: "Sechsund-zwanzig tausend Russen gefangen... Hindenburg zahlt noch immer..." ("Twenty-six thousand Russians captured... and Hindenburg's still counting...").
SEE Zahm, John Augustine.
No leg to-night, no Zahn to-morrow," he said to his nurse.
The following table deduced from Zahner's formula gives the quantity of water which should be injected per cubic foot of air compressed in order to keep the temperature down to 104 degrees Fah.
WARNER'S NOVELTIES FOR TENOR BANJO OR TENOR GUITAR WITH PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT, by R. J. Amenta, Ralph Rogers, J. E. Henning, Zahr Myron Bickford and Tom Carey.
Late that afternoon Brother Joseph learned from the lips of a herdsman that the beauteous Zahra, flower of all the Moorish race, had gone to Cordova to study music.
Shangs-ai-le-zai), a term equivalent to "The Elysian Fields" of the Greeks, is perhaps the most charming place in the world.
His two sons, Hassam and Elzemah, followed astride horses as black as night--horses the distinguished pedigrees of which were cited in the books of Ibn Zaid.
And many a Moorish girl was seen by revellers that night Or running in confusion or halting from affright; But no one saw fair Zaida, except by memory's sight; And Zaide in the darkness, with Muza as his guide, Hurried about the city; what a crowd was at their side!
ZAIDE REBUKED "See, Zaide, let me tell you not to pass along my street, Nor gossip with my maidens nor with my servants treat; Nor ask them whom I'm waiting for, nor who a visit pays, What balls I seek, what robe I think my beauty most displays.
Zaidee again looked up; again taking the Colonel's breath away with eyes that expressed not only the fullest perception of what he had said, but of what he thought and had not said, and with an added subtle suggestion of what he might have thought. "
Illustrated by Arthur Zaidenberg.
INDEX A Abbas (Mohammed's uncle) Abbasids government Khalifate Abd-ul-Hamid, Sultan Abduh, Mufti Muhammed Abraham Abu Bakr Abyssinians Africa Africans Agreement of the Community, see 'Ijma' Ahl al-hadith (men of tradition) 'Ajam Al-Ash'ari Alexander the Great Ali, the fourth Khalif Ali, Mohammed, the first Khedive Alids 'amils (agents) Anti-Christ Arabia Arabian, view in regard to the line of descent through a woman tribes prophet heathens migration race armies Shi'ah conquerors origin of hajj peninsula Arabic, traditions speech arts custom grammar language Arabs the nations conquered by the of Christian origin Arnold, Professor T.W. Asia Assassins Augustin Azhar-mosque B Bab Dereybah Babis Bagdad Barbarians Basra Beduins Beha'is Bellarminius Berber Bible See Scriptures Bibliander Black Stone Boulainvilliers, Count de Breitinger Buddhism Burckhardt Burton Byzantine Empire Byzantines C Caetani, Prince Cairo Casanova, Professor of Paris Caussin de Perceval China Chinese Christian religion influence rituals traditions model of obligatory fasting princes states natives of Egypt missions demonstrations centres in Dar al-Islam faith and missionaries Christian Church Roman Catholic Protestant Christianity Christians religious rites of Circassians Coderc Commander of the Faithful Committee of Union and Progress Confucianism Constantinople Crypto-Mohammedanism D Dar al-Islam Day of judgment Doomsday Dutch, Indies E Egypt Egyptian, nation students Department of Public Instruction university Egyptians England English university F Faqihs (canonists) Faithful Fatima Fatimite, dynasty Khalifate Fatwa French university Fu'ad Pasha G Ghazali Gideon Goldziher Gospels See Scriptures H Hadith (legislative tradition) Hadramaut Hadramites Hagar Hajj (pilgrimage) Hanafites Hanbalites Haram (mosque) Hell Hijaz Hijrah, Hinduism Holy Cities See Mecca and Medina Holy Family (Ali and Fatimah) Hottinger Hud, the prophet I 'Ijma' (Agreement of the Community) Imams of Yemen India Indians, Indonesia Isaac Ishmael Ishma'ilites Islam J Jacob Jahiliyyah (Arabian paganism) Jesus Christ as Mehdi Jewish, religion influence rituals model of fasting Jews Jihad Judaism K Ka'bah Khalif, the first Khalifate Khalifs, the first four Kharijites, Khedive Kipling Kufa L Lammens, Father M Mahdi Malays Malikites Maracci, Abbe Mary (mother of Jesus) Maulid Mecca Meccans Medina Medinese Messiah Middle Ages Misr, see Cairo Mohammedan, religion masters state orthodox dogma authorities law books countries political life church princes world governors subjects masses statesmen protection community territories dogmatics Hell authors law women nations slavery principles standard of tolerance philosophers mystics thought lunar year learning science populations dominions Mohammedans natives of Egypt Mongols Morocco Moses Moslim princes people authority church canonists world chiefs of states woman society heresiologists Mufti Muir Mujtahids Mutakallim Mu'tazilites N Neo-Platonic origin of mysticism Neo-Platonism Noeldeke Non-Alids Non-Arabian converts Non-Arabic Moslims O Omar Omayyads Othman authority Ottoman princes Ottomans P Paganism Papacy Paradise Parsis Persia Persian Empire Porte, the Prideaux, Dr. Protestantism Q Qadhis Qaris (Qoran scholars) Qarmatians Qoraish Qoran scolars reciters Qoranic, revelations religion R Reland, H. Resurrection Roman Catholics S Salat Sale Salih, the prophet Sasanids Saul Sayyids Scriptures people of the Shafi'ites Shahs of Persia Shari'ah (Divine Law) Shaukah (actual influence) Sheikhites Sheikh-ul-Islam Sherifs Sherifs of Mecca Sherifs, rulers of Morocco Shi'ah (the Party of the House) Shi'ites Sirah (biography) Spain Sprenger Stambul Sultan Sunnah Sunnites Syria Syrians T Taif Tatars Testament, see Scriptures Tibet Tradition, see Hadith Trinity Turkey Sultan of Turkish, Empire circles conqueror Sultan arms government state officials Turks U 'Ulama' (learned men) V Voltaire W Wahhabi reformers Weil Wellhausen Wezirs Y Yemen Imams of Z Zaidites Zakat (taxes) Zanzibar End of the Project Gutenberg EBook of Mohammedanism, by C. Snouck Hurgronje *** END OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK MOHAMMEDANISM *** ***** This file should be named 10163.txt or 10163.zip ***** This and all associated files of various formats will be found in: http://www.gutenberg.net/1/0/1/6/10163/ Produced by Imran Ghory, Stan Goodman, Lazar Liveanu and PG Distributed Proofreaders Updated editions will replace the previous one--the old editions will be renamed.
Expedition of Zaidu.
Naturally, he became one of the leading statesmen under Zaimis' regime, and he further distinguished himself by resolutely opposing the 'Unionist' agitation as premature, and yet retaining his hold over a people whose paramount political preoccupation was their national unity.
Thus the mysterious ciphers which the English reader meets with, and wonders over, as he reads the 119th Psalm, may be resolved, according to some of the Hebrew grammars, as follows:-- Hebrew: Aleph Aleph, A, an ox, or a leader; Hebrew: Beth Beth, Bee, house; Hebrew: Gimel Gimel, Gee, a camel; Hebrew: Dalet Daleth, Dee, a door; Hebrew: he He, E, she, or behold; Hebrew: vav Vau, U, a hook, or a nail; Hebrew: zajin Zain, Zee, armour; Hebrew: het Cheth, or Heth, Aitch, a hedge; Hebrew: tet Teth, Tee, a serpent, or a scroll; Hebrew: jod Jod, or Yod, I, or Wy, a hand shut; Hebrew: kaf Caph, Cee, a hollow hand, or a cup; Hebrew: lamed Lamed, Ell, an ox-goad; Hebrew: mem Mem, Em, a stain, or spot; Hebrew: nun Nun, En, a fish, or a snake; Hebrew: samekh Samech, Ess, a basis, or support; Hebrew: ayin Ain, or Oin, O, an eye, or a well; Hebrew: pe Pe, Pee, a lip, or mouth; Hebrew: tsadi Tzaddi, or Tsadhe, Tee-zee, (i. e. tz, or ts,) a hunter's pole; Hebrew: qof Koph, Kue, or Kay, an ape; Hebrew: resh Resch, or Resh, Ar, a head; Hebrew: shin Schin, or Sin, Ess-aitch, or Ess, a tooth; Hebrew: tav Tau, or Thau, Tee, or Tee-aitch, a cross, or mark.
He had long loved, or at least long aspired to the hope of marrying, the beautiful Zainab, sister of Abu-Bekr; but the fear of a repulse from the proud chief of his family had caused him to smother his inclination.
This Ebert and Graesse conjecture to have been printed by G. Zainer.
8:21 So Joram went over to Zair, and all the chariots with him: and he rose by night, and smote the Edomites which compassed him about, and the captains of the chariots: and the people fled into their tents.
He is in love with Zaira, a brilliant Italian, and also with her unknown daughter, called Eva Wentworth, a model of purity.