- a town in NE Iran: the birthplace of Omar Khayyám.
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Is it with such aid that we captured Nishapur and crossed the Tigris?Alroy
No less inconsiderable did I find the town of Nishapur itself.rminius Vambry, his life and adventures
Herat escaped the fate which had overtaken Merv and Nishapur by opening its gates to the Mongols.
The river of Nishapur is formed by numerous small streams, which descend from the mountains that on three sides inclose that city.
Thus, after an absence of ten years, he returned to Nishapur to resume his post as teacher.Mystics and Saints of Islam
- a town in NE Iran, at an altitude of 1195 m (3920 ft): birthplace and burial place of Omar Khayyám. Pop: 208 000 (2005 est)
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