The Events of 1248/1832–33 and the Army of Iran’s Marching Orders for Herat
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1 [117c] While on the road to Khabushan, Naʾib al-Saltanah ordered Prince Muhammad Mirza to begin the campaign against Herat. So the prince set out for Herat with Prince Khusraw Mirza, the army of Azarbayjan, Najaf ʿAli Khan Shadlu, Amir ʿAli Naqi Khan ‘Arab, [118] and Amir Asad Allah Khan among others while the Naʾib al-Saltanah was still en route to Mashhad. Prince Malik Qasim, son of the late Hajji Firuz al-Din, and Shah Pasand Khan, both of whom were hostile to Prince Kamran, joined the Iranian force.

After Prince Muhammad Mirza’s departure (for Herat), Naʾib al-Saltanah reac…

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“The Events of 1248/1832–33 and the Army of Iran’s Marching Orders for Herat”, 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_000129>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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