Events of 1291/February 1874–February 1875 and the Death of Naʾib Muhammad ʿAlam Khan
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[336c] Naʾib Muhammad ʿAlam Khan, having prepared all his things for the journey back to Turkistan this year, was still going to court every day while awaiting permission to leave. Then one day, he was riding towards the court intending again to ask permission to leave. His footman was leading the spare (yazak) horse which Amir Shayr ʿAli Khan had given him. As they approached the doors to the court, the horse suddenly shied and lashed out with his hooves, smashing a bone in the naʾib’s leg. He went hom…

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“Events of 1291/February 1874–February 1875 and the Death of Naʾib Muhammad ʿAlam Khan”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 28 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000212>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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