In the Name of God, The Merciful, The Compassionate
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[196] We praise You, O God, the Sovereign of all sovereignty, You give kingship to whom You will; You take it from whom You will; You ennoble whom You will and You humble whom You will.1 We pray for Your beloved, the best of men, Muhammad, the Chosen One, and we pray for his pure, noble Family and his pious, wise, and peerless Companions. And so on.

Since with God’s help and with the aid and support of the mighty sovereign, I m…

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“In the Name of God, The Merciful, The Compassionate”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 16 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000181>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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