K̲h̲urs̲h̲īd II
(400 words)

, ispahbad̲h̲ of Ṭabaristān, the last prince of the line of Ḏj̲īlān S̲h̲āh which ruled this province for 116 years; he was the son of Dād̲h̲ Mihr b. Farruk̲h̲ān and had the title of Fars̲h̲wād Marzbān; he was descended on the female side from the Nahābida (Arm. nahapet “patrician”) of Ṣūl and reigned from 122 to 150 (740—767). His paternal uncle, Sārūya, the regent of the kingdom, wished to hand over the power to him when he attained his majority; he was prevented from doing so by a conspiracy amongst his own sons, and Ḵh̲urs̲h̲īd was not ab…

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Huart, Cl., “K̲h̲urs̲h̲īd II”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 16 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_4189>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936

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