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Samarcanda

Index: El doctor Mardrus, Los traductores de las 1001 Noches, Historia de la eternidad, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 406. El inmortal, El Aleph, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 542. Primera conferencia, TANGOEl tango: Cuatro conferencias. Buenos Aires: Sudamericana, 2016. 22.
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Samarkand, city in Uzbekistan (Samarkanda)

Fishburn and Hughes: A city in the USSR, the oldest city of Central Asia, whose origin can be dated between 4,000 and 3,000 BC. Occupied by the Arabs and the Persians, Samarkand reached its height in the fifteenth century, as capital of the empire of the Islamic Mongol ruler Tamerlane. Playing chess in Samarkand is plausible: the game, known among both the Arabs and the Persians, was introduced into Islam from Persia and was given patronage at the court of Tamerlane. The Inmortal