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46)The city of Hormizd-ArdaxSTr and the city of Ram-Hormizd were built by Honnizd, the valiant, the son of Sabuhr. 47)The city of Susa and Slistar were built by STSTnduxt, the wife ofYazdgird, the son of Sabuhr, since she was the daughter of ResGalut, the king of the Jews and also was the mother of WahramGor. 48)The city ofWandoy-Sabuhr and the city of Emn-kard-Sabuhr, Sabuhr, the son ArdaxsTr built, and he named it PTlabad. 49)The city ofNahr-TIrag was built during the evil reign of Mi Dahag as a harem, and was the prison of Bran-sahr, and it was called the prison of the Arsac.

He is also connected with the province of Xwarasan and the building of Kangdiz. According to the Pahlavi Riviiyat: be zamfg amad andar tUran a kust [z] xwarasan ron gyag kU siyiiwcrukard be kard "(The Spirit of Khang) It came to earth in Turan in the kust of Xwarasan, in the place where, SiyawaxSkird stood" (Pahlavi Riviiyat Accompanying the Da­ deslan fDenlg, Afifi 1374; 46: Williams 1990; 89). -AtaxS wahram: ''Victorious Fire" Alcru wahrams were also established by the early Sasanian monarchs and the high priest KerdTr, See SKZ 22 (Back 1978; 329-330) and for KKZ 21 KNRm51 KSM 3; and KKZ 51 KNRm 121 KSM 6 (Gignoux 199J; 54-56).

83 instead of sar-xwaday (Mole 1967; 58 & 108), where Amouzegar & TafazzolT read both pas­ sages correctly as sar-xwaday (Amouzegar & TafazzolT 1372; 104 & 115). The general meaning of the compound is clear that it stands for "independent Lords" equivalent to the Arabic Mu/zik al-Tm1'a 'if. ll1is is confinned by several passages from the Kfirnamag l Ardaxszr 1 Pabagan as well. According to the Karnamag (Ch. 11 ed. " The story continues that while he moved from one region to another, there were uprisings and he was worried and dismayed that he could not unify Eriin-sahr under his rule (Ch.

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