His Highness Shah Zaman Leaves Peshawar for Qandahar to Suppress Prince Humayun’s Insurrection
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[48c] Shah Zaman was extremely disturbed by his brother’s activities and, planning to reprimand and discipline him, left Peshawar for Kabul. In the meantime, a number of Qandaharis had secretly pledged their support for Shah Zaman. [49] After arriving in Kabul he marched for Qandahar with a large well-equipped force. Forty kuruhs from Qandahar he sent Sardar Payandah Khan “Sar Faraz Khan” on ahead of the army. On the Qandahari side, Prince Humayun prepared to defend the city and sent out an army under the command of Sardar Ahmad Khan, who had not ye…

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“His Highness Shah Zaman Leaves Peshawar for Qandahar to Suppress Prince Humayun’s Insurrection”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 21 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000049>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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