His Highness Shah Zaman Marches to Qandahar To Do Battle with Prince Mahmud
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[50c] As a result of Prince Mahmud’s sedition, which had aroused Shah Zaman’s wrath, the latter immediately left for Qandahar after arriving in Kabul and then, without stopping there, continued on towards Herat. When he reached Maywand or Maymand, Prince Mahmud who had already crossed the Helmand sent out a force under Muhammad ʿAzim Khan the son of Mir Hazar Khan Alkuzaʾi as his advance unit. On Shah Zaman’s side, an advance force was assigned to the command of the equerry, Mihr ʿAli Khan. These two contingents met at Khakriz. Prince Mahmud’s men attacked, defeated the sha…

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“His Highness Shah Zaman Marches to Qandahar To Do Battle with Prince Mahmud”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 17 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000051>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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