Ahmad Shah’s Fourth Campaign to Lahore in 1165/1752
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1 [16cc] In this year, desire for Lahore once again seized hold of Ahmad Shah’s mind and he left Qandahar for that region. Mir Manu Muʿin al-Mulk came out to defend Lahore and for four months engaged the shah’s army. But the end of the affair came when Adinah Beg and Kur Amal, two of his most trusted and pivotal supporters, deceitfully and hypocritically undermined his firm stand and he had to sue for peace and beg forgiveness for his sins. Ahmad Shah overlooked his misdeeds, pretended his behavior had not happened, and appointed him as his own governor (nā…

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“Ahmad Shah’s Fourth Campaign to Lahore in 1165/1752”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 26 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000018>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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