Prince Humayun Arrives in Qandahar and Incites an Insurrection
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[47cc] When the Ashraf al-Wuzara had left the two conspirators and gone on to the shah, they now believed the wine of their ambition was already in the cup—even more, that it was actually in their mouths—so they summoned the men of that region, formed an army, and set out for Qandahar. On the shah’s side, Sardar Payandah Khan Barakzaʾi and Gadu Khan, both of whom were in Qandahar, discovered their intent. They put Yar Muhammad Khan Saduzaʾi in charge of the city while they took Prince Qaysar, t…

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“Prince Humayun Arrives in Qandahar and Incites an Insurrection”, 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_000048>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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