The History of al-Ṭabarī: An Annotated Translation, Volume by al-Ṭabarī, Gautier H. A. Juynboll

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Na'il did likewise.  Then they took each other by the throat and crashed down from their mounts.  Bracelets were part of the Persian nobility's distinctive accessories, see Mo- rony, Iraq, 186.  The dead man's companions withdrew and fled in all di- rections and Zuhrah stayed on in Kutha until Sa`d arrived there. " Thus Na'il was the first Muslim in Iraq to wear bracelets.  alladhina kana Ibrahimu yubashshiruhum.  The verse may be thought of as conveying how Abraham's initial bad luck (see Tabari, II, 263) took a turn for the better later in life.

14 Al-Fayruzan moved out with him and then turned up at Ni- hawand, where the treasures of the Persian king were stored. 15 Al-Nakhirajan and Mihran al-Razi retreated toward al-Mada'in until, after they had passed Bahurasir,16 they crossed to the other bank of the Tigris; then they cut the pontoon bridge.  Zuhrah marched on [2422] until he came upon Shahriyar in Kutha, having first killed Fayuman and al-Farrukhan in the region between Sara and al- Dayr.  It seems to me that the trans- lation "he consumed (everything in) it" may not be ruled out.

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