Tura only needs a change of one letter to make Tera, the father of Abraham.
The camps and villages situated along the Tura were devastated.
At that time there were but two important towns in this region, Tura and Tobolsk.
Tura, the present site of the quarries of Memphis from which the stone for the pyramids was taken.
But the pictures of Tura are enough to show how large an original element of native genius there was.
He had to contend against the destructive Franghraçianas, the Turanians (Tura, tuirya).
It is about three hundred versts from the ridge of the Urals, and at the head of navigation on the Tura.
His earlier works bear signs of his filiation to Tura and Cossa.
A pool of good water a few hundred yards from the roadside is the only supply caravans can obtain, nearer than Tura in Unyamwezi.
Tura's type of the Madonna is perhaps the least pleasing in the whole range of Italian art.