ʿImād S̲h̲āhī Dynasty
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, of Berār [q. v.], was founded by Fatḥ Allāh ʿImād al-Mulk, by birth a Brahman of Vid̲j̲ayanagar, who had been captured as a youth in an expedition of Aḥmad S̲h̲āh Bahmanī I to Vid̲j̲ayanagar and educated as a Muslim. He served under ʿAbd al-Ḳādir Ḵh̲ānd̲j̲ahān, governor of Berār, and in the reign of Muḥammad III Bahmanī succeeded his master. In 1490 Fatḥ Allāh followed the example of Aḥmad Niẓām al-Mulk of Aḥmadnagar and Yūsuf ʿĀdil Ḵh̲ān of Bīd̲j̲āpūr and declared himself independent, not fro…

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Haig, T. W., “ʿImād S̲h̲āhī Dynasty”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 16 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_3167>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936

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