Sentence Examples


  • But in the end they became less fanatical than the Murabtis, and Ya`kub el Mansur was a highly accomplished man, who wrote a good Arabic style and who protected the philosopher Averroes.
  • His title of El Mansur, "The Victorious," was earned by the defeat he inflicted on Alphonso VIII.
  • Ibn Mansur, the Samanid amir of Bokhara.
  • Abu '1 Kasim Mansur (or Hasan), who took the nom de plume of Firdousi, author of the epic poem the Shahnama, or "Book of Kings," a complete history of Persia in nearly 60,000 verses, was born at Shadab, a suburb of Tus, about the year 329 of the Hegira (941 A.D.), or earlier.
  • Abu Mansur, the governor of Tus, patronized him and encouraged him by substantial pecuniary support.