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  Merv & Maria Country Duo Homepage
Merv and Maria Norfolk's Premier Country Music Duo
We are still adding to the website and keeping it updated, We've tried to make it user friendly and fill it full of information we know you will be looking for.
We have also added a News and Gossip Page on the site, which will keep you informed with all that's going on and everything we have been upto.
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  State Historical and Cultural Park "Ancient Merv"
Criterion (ii): The cities of the Merv oasis have exerted considerable influence over the cultures of Central Asia and Iran for four millennia.
Criterion (iii): The sequence of the cities of the Merv oasis, their fortifications, and their urban lay-outs bear exceptional testimony to the civilizations of Central Asia over several millennia.
Merv is the oldest and best-preserved of the oasis-cities along the Silk Route in Central Asia.
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 World Heritage Review #24
Once one of Central Asia's greatest cities, Merv is among the oldest and most completely preserved of the oasis cities along the Silk Roads in Central Asia.
In the 740s, the commander Abu Muslim took control of Merv, raising fl banners to proclaim the start of the Abbasid revolution. Baghdad was soon established as the capital of the new empire, but Merv's status as the capital of Khurasan, from east of the Great Desert to the frontiers of India, had grown.
The challenge for Merv are manifold. There are a number of standing mud-brick buildings, many of them examples of a unique architectural tradition, which are under considerable threat from rising groundwater, rain, and especially from wind.
whc.unesco.org /whreview/article24.htm   (323 words)

  
 Shattered
With a half smile on my face, I say to crusty in my mind "lucky bastard" in a non-jealous sense.
Merv Kwok was once the greatest ninja in all of Japan.
And then he farted and it all fell apart from then on.
mervkwok.blogspot.com   (0 words)

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