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Identifier: cu31924095158964 (find matches)
Title: The universal geography : the earth and its inhabitants
Year: 1876 (1870s)
Authors: Reclus, Elisée, 1830-1905 Ravenstein, Ernest George, 1834-1913 Keane, A. H. (Augustus Henry), 1833-1912
Subjects: Geography
Publisher: London : J.S. Virtue & Co., Ltd.
Contributing Library: Cornell University Library
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L Perron Aryans. ^ mE unB Qhilani. Tajik and Talish Afghans. Baluches. All Allahi. Kurds. Xestoiians and Armenians. Chaldeans. Turks and Turkmenians. Mongols. Arabs. ^^^———^—^— 12 Miles. Romans are figured bareheaded, and in the case of the former all these character-istics are plainly marked. Hands and feet are small and flexible, and although theaverage height scarcely exceeds 5 feet, the troops are capable of making longforced marches without apparent fatigue. Formerly tatooing was generallypractised by the women, who embellished the chin, neck, chest, and stomach with 106 SOUTH-WESTEEN ASIA. Fig. 38.—Peesian Types and Costumes—Nobieman, Bekvish, and Mendicant. %
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various artistic designs. But the practice survives now chiefly amongst thepeasantry of Kirman and Persian Baluchistan. In some districts the depraved THE PEESIANS. 107 taste of earth-eating still prevails, as does also the habit of blood-letting at everynew moon, whence the cadaverous look of the inhabitants, which has earned forcertain localities the reputation of being insalubrious. The Persian type seems to have been best preserved in the eastern and centralregions and upland valleys, which have been less exposed to invasion than thefertile western districts and oases. Thus the Kahrud highlanders between Kashanand Ispahan still betray the haughty expression of the contemporaries of Cyrus,and speak a dialect supposed to be closely related to the old Pehlvi. This language,which was current in Iran before the Arab conquest, appears to have held itsground in some other remote districts, while the race has been almost everywheremodified by mixture, especially with Chaldean, Kurd, Semit

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