The Scholars of Herat Provoke and Incite the People There to Wage Jihad Against the Iranians
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[135c] According to the author of Nāsikh al-tawārīkh, when news of the Maymanah victory—the submission of the Jamshidi, Firuzkuhi, Hazarah, Chahar Uymaq, and Uzbek peoples, the residents of Shibarghan, Andkhud, and Sar-i Pul’s swearing obedience, and the flight of Nadir Mirza—reached Prince Kamran, he consulted with Wazir Yar Muhammad Khan on how to find some way out. With the assent of these two men, Mulla ʿAbd al-Haqq, one of the city’s leading scholars, composed a tract which declared the Iranians …

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“The Scholars of Herat Provoke and Incite the People There to Wage Jihad Against the Iranians”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 26 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000141>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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