By M. Kamiar
Abu Raihan Biruni (973-1053 CE) was once an Iranian student whose remarkable achievements comprise predicting the life of landmasses (North and South the US) at the contrary part of the Earth and calculating the radius of the Earth 5 centuries prior to the eu Renaissance. In great Biruni, Mohammad S. Kamiar provides the lifetime of one of many maximum students within the historical past of the area: the tale of a boy who grew to become Biruni.
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But instead of going away, this dog jumped and tried to bite Ollan’s horse. From the back of the black tents an old man came out wearing a fur hat. The old man’s name was Yalldowz. ” In Turkish, this meant a mouse. In some communities people named their pets by opposite names. The dog called mouse was actually very big. These black tents were very important dwelling units for many nomadic groups including the Ghuzz. They were made of goat hair. Because goat hair is oily, water from any type of precipitation cannot penetrate inside.
Tarllan said, “But winter is near. If we process and dry the hide, my brother will come this way in a month. ” Yalldowz said, “Your brother is cheap. I do not want to trade with him anymore. ” Yalldowz said, “Do not waste time. ” His wife was not sure and said, “We should not . . we are unable to process all of these animals. ” Yalldowz was afraid. He said, “These animals may have some brands. Their owners might inform the security forces. They might find out these were stolen and arrest us. Ollan is a careless thief.
Mohammad felt that he may have influenced Yalldowz not to sell him to that special customer who was coming in late March. Late one afternoon, three months and six days after Mohammad was captured and put into slavery, he saw a column of dust rising in the northern side of the camp. He could see a few riders on their horses coming toward them. In a reddish horizon in the outset of that evening, they were galloping in the direction of the black tents. Yalldowz noticed them, too, because the dogs started barking and were becoming very agitated.