§ 46. Discourse on the Country of Mirvāt
East of it are some mountains, and some of the Khazarian Pechenegs (Bachanāk-i
Khazar); south of it, some of the Khazarian Pechenegs and the Gurz
Sea; west of it, some parts of the latter (ba'ḍī
and the Inner Bulghārs;
north of it, some of the latter and the V.n.nd.r mountains. They are Christians
and speak two languages: Arabic (tāzi!)
(Byzantine Greek?). They dress like the Arabs. They are on friendly terms
kunand) with the Turks and the Rūm.
They own tents and felt-huts (khudāvandān-i
qubba va khargāh).
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