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Jamshidʹ

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King of the Genii, famous for a golden cup full of the elixir of life. This cup, hidden by the genii, was discovered while digging the foundations of Persepʹolis.

“I know too where the genii hid

The jewelled cup of their king Jamshid,

With life’s elixir sparkling high.”


Thomas Moore: Paradise and the Peri.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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