The Battle of Prince Nadir Mirza, Khalifah ʿAbd al-Rahman, and Mizrab Khan with Asaf al-Dawlah
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[132c] When Prince Nadir Mirza and Khalifah ʿAbd al-Rahman Turkmen reached Maymanah with their horsemen, the wali there, Mizrab Khan, gathered 6,000 horse from Andkhud, Shibarghan, Maymanah, and elsewhere and joined them. In addition, Shayr Muhammad Khan Hazarah sent 4,000 foot and horse from the people of Daraz, Firuzkuh, and the Jamshidi to Khalifah ʿAbd al-Rahman. Thereupon the prince, now fully prepared, marched to do battle with the Iranians.

On the Iranian side, Allah Yar Khan “Asaf al-Dawlah” at that point appeared on the scene. As mentioned above he had …

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“The Battle of Prince Nadir Mirza, Khalifah ʿAbd al-Rahman, and Mizrab Khan with Asaf al-Dawlah”, 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_000140>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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