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At the end of the story unifi­ cation is attained (Ch. /raman burdarlh iiwurd "After then when Honnizd came to rulership, all of eriin-sahr again was brought under a single-ruler (ew-xwaday) and the independent rulers (sar-xwadayiin) of each region brought obedience to Honnizd" (Daryaee 1995; 151). -gokan: "detail" Markwart and Nyberg read the word as dogiin "doubly," because they thought that the name of the cities were mentioned twice, once in the beginning, in a summary enumeration, and then a second time, in the special exposition.

E, brilliant or beautifbl Balx (F�a 'II Balx 1970; 28), while MoqaddasT states that in the ancient books, Balx was called brilliant (MoqadasT 1361; 439). In Persian literature in general, Balx has the epitheth of bamz "bril­ liant," (Farhang Anandraj 1335). This may be an error by the scribe in our text, where he mistakenly wrote the initial letter bet as nUn (Zarshenas 1376; 7). -Nawazag: "Nawazag" TIlls is a town in Balx which appears to have been the border between Iran and TUran. The next section (9) demonstrates why Spandyad's lance made the mark for the boundary.

KTya was the first person to notice illyiin. Based on GardTzT's account one this and suggest the reading haft can suggest that the eighth person to be omitted from the passage is not AZ-i Dahag as Markwart believed, but Kay Husraw (KIya 1 975; 472-473). 1 954; 48-49; This may mean that each of the kings had a separate residence. 7) -Frasiyak: "Frasiyak" (Avestan) Frcn;rasiian; written several ways inMiddle Persian (as well as in this text): Frasfyab; Frasiyak; (pazand) Frasya; and (New Persian) Ajrasiyab.

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