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Historical Examples of sivas
The walls of Smyrna were undermined in the same way as those of Sivas.The Turkish Empire, its Growth and Decay
It is connected with Sivas by a chausse, prolonged to the Euphrates.
Sivas rugs are always woven of wool, and almost every hamlet carries on the industry of weaving in the homes.
Sivas rugs are in most cases small, measuring about eight by four feet; but lately larger and more attractive rugs are being made.
But the "sitting" sivas are essentially dances of the arms; and never were seen such arms as in Samoa.In the Track of the Trades
Lewis R. Freeman
Word Origin for Siva
also Shiva, one of the three supreme gods of Hinduism, lord of destruction and reproduction, 1788, from Hindi Shiva, from Sanskrit Sivah, literally "propitious, gracious," from PIE *ki-wo-, from root *kei- "beloved, dear" (connected with Latin civis "citizen," literally "member of a household"), also "to lie, couch" (cf. cemetery). But by some this is said to be a euphemism. Related: Sivaism; Sivaistic.