Lower Burma prospered under their rule scarcely less than the Punjab.
Under the stimulus of Blair's activity religion and education prospered as never before.
The population returned to the original site after the destruction of the medieval city by Shah Abbas, and the city prospered again until its bloody siege by Nadir Shah.
Never was the Portuguese Crown richer than in the years 1715-1755; rarely had the kingdom prospered less.
During the 1 5th, 16th and 17th centuries they constituted a rich empire, which prospered until it fell under Turkish rule, when it had to suffer much from the wars fought between Turkey and Russia for the possession of the peninsula.