The Journal of Philology, Vol. 4 (Classic Reprint)
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Excerpt from The Journal of Philology, Vol. 4<br><br>Anwari was a great astrologer as well as a great poet, and on the occasion of a conjunction of the seven planets in Libra, on the 29th of the month Jumada' ii, a.h. 582 (a.d. 1186, Sept. He predicted a terrific storm which would produce unparalleled devastation. On the very night however, when the storm was to burst on Persia, the air was so still that a light on the top of a minaret was not extinguished, and during the year there was so little wind that much of the corn could not be winnowed in the fields. The following note from Lingard's history is a curious illustration of the incident.<br><br>About the Publisher<br><br>Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com<br><br>This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.