Shah Mahmud Sends an Army to Herat Under the Command of Wazir Fath Khan
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[92cc] When Prince Hasan ʿAli Mirza withdrew from around Herat, Hajji Firuz al-Din sent his son, Prince Malik Husayn, and Nazir Hasan Khan to Shah Mahmud. He requested reinforcements to help him retake Ghuriyan from the Iranians. In addition, he said that if he were able to acquire sufficient power he would stop sending Herat’s revenues to the shah of Iran. For some time Shah Mahmud had focused his thoughts on the subjugation of Herat. He took this request as a good sign and, at the end of 1232…

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“Shah Mahmud Sends an Army to Herat Under the Command of Wazir Fath Khan”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 18 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000101>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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