The Chastisement and Punishment of Prince Qaysar and Wazir Fath Khan
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[69cc] After conclusion of the above, it fell to the shah to punish Prince Qaysar and Wazir Fath Khan who had fled the manzil of Maydan and become advocates of opposition and wickedness in Qandahar. He left Kabul with a large force and marched to Qandahar. When he reached Tup,1 Prince Qaysar was informed and abandoned Qandahar, fleeing on irresolution’s path into the valley of ignominy. Those who had supported him up to this point now came forward and placed their heads under Shah Shujaʿs farman. The royal party entered Qandahar where the shah undertook to put affairs to rights. After a …

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“The Chastisement and Punishment of Prince Qaysar and Wazir Fath Khan”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 19 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000073>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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