The Release of Sardar Muhammad Akbar Khan from the Custody of the Amir of Bukhara and His Arrival at an Opportune Moment for the Ghazis of Kabul
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[165cc] In the midst of the events of 1257/1841, Sardar Muhammad Akbar Khan, son of the Amir-i Kabir, and Sardar Sultan Ahmad Khan, son of the late Sardar Muhammad ʿAzim Khan, both of whom had been subject to the “black hole” of the wrath of the amir of Bukhara, Amir Nasr Allah Khan, were released, thanks to the intercession of their estimable uncle, the Shariʿah-minded (sharīʿat-iyāb) ʿAbd al-Shakur, the Hazrat Sahib of Butkhak, who was in Bukhara and for whom the amir of Bukhara had absolute devotion. They then left for Kabul with their colleagues and se…

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“The Release of Sardar Muhammad Akbar Khan from the Custody of the Amir of Bukhara and His Arrival at an Opportune Moment for the Ghazis of Kabul”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 24 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000163>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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