- the king of the peris who, given a human form as punishment for his boast of immortality, became a powerful and wonder-working Persian king.
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Examples from the Web for jamshid
The undercover later returned to get his shirts and the manager, Jamshid Bahrami, presented him with the Zig-Zags.Rob Ford’s Web of Criminal Friends
November 22, 2013
“What happened today in Karachi and Peshawar is long-term bad news for the campaign against polio in Pakistan,” says Jamshid.Pakistan: Mullahs and Militants Keep Polio Alive
December 19, 2012
Jamshid and Mahmoud reflect the majority, these “poineers” of their societies.
Jamshid does not see our embassies and consulates as forts, but rather as symbols of a better tomorrow.
After graduating from high school, Jamshid took an English class and quickly learned to speak and write.Why I Love Afghanistan
July 3, 2010
Jamshid replies: "Where a man is, a woman's aid is not required; give me the bow."
Jamshid drew the string and struck the female bird so skilfully that both wings were transfixed with the body.
The east building is the Harem of Jamshid, situated on a vast terrace of Cyclopean masonry, at the foot of a lofty mountain range.Modern Persia
Mooshie G. Daniel
- Persian myth a ruler of the peris who was punished for bragging that he was immortal by being changed into human form. He then became a great king of PersiaSee also peri
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