AMOL , or Anrun, a
See also:town of
See also:Persia, in the province of
See also:Mazandaran, 23 in . W. of
See also:Barfurush, in 36° 28' N .
See also:Lat. and 52° 23' E. long Pop. about Io,000 . It is situated on both
See also:banks of the Heraz, or Herhaz
See also:river, which is crossed here by a very narrow
See also:bridge of twelve
See also:arches and flows into the
See also:Sea 12 M.
See also:lower down . Amol is not walled and is now a place of little importance, but in and around it there are ruins and
See also:ancient buildings which bear witness to its former greatness . Of these the most conspicuous is the
See also:mausoleum of Seyed Kavvam ud-din,
See also:king of Mazandaran, who died in 1379, and one old mosque
See also:dates from A.D . 793 . The town has spacious and well-supplied bazaars and
See also:post and telegraph offices .
GUILLAUME AMONTONS (1663–17o5)
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