His Highness Shah Zaman Chooses His Amirs and Bestows Titles on Them
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[45cc] When Zaman Shah ascended the throne, he transported all those who were not happy with his coming to power, including the princes and their allies, to the Bala Hisar citadel where he imprisoned them. He gave his uterine brother, Prince Shujaʿ al-Mulk, the following command. “Although you haven’t yet reached the age of maturity and I still have the right (to keep you in custody), I want you to live at court and not elsewhere.” He also summoned the amirs [46] who backed him and showed his appreciation to them by the conferring of titles. To Rahmat Allah Khan Kamran Khay…

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“His Highness Shah Zaman Chooses His Amirs and Bestows Titles on Them”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 12 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000044>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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