Indus Kohistani [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 'a pearl necklace; a diamond (it is said that it emits light by itself at night)', Pashto maryalara 'a pearl', Sogdian (Middle Iranian) m[??]ryart 'pearl', Avar language (North Caucasian) margal 'pearl', Chaldaean margal, maregale 'pearl', Armenian markarid 'pearl', Persian marvarid 'pearl', Gothic markreitas, Walachian
margarita, merjeritarju, Albanian margaritar, Greek [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], Latin margarita 'lapis indicus', etc.
The development of the Byzantine notation, according to changes from the tenth to the nineteenth centuries, is divided into four stages that are confirmed in Byzantine, Bulgarian, Serbian, Walachian
, and Moldavian sources.
The fortified town and the entire area, known as Tara Fagarasului were, for a long time, an area of continuity of the Romanian administration and a support point that the Walachian
rulers had in Transylvania.