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Ṭug̲h̲rā
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, Mullā Ṭug̲h̲rā-i Mas̲h̲hadī, a Persian literary man, was born in Mas̲h̲had (the date is not known) and went to India towards the end of the reign of Ḏj̲ahāngīr. After spending some time in the Deccan, he became muns̲h̲ī to Prince Murād Bak̲h̲s̲h̲ in the reign of S̲h̲āh Ḏj̲ahān. He accompanied the latter on his expedition to Balk̲h̲ The conquest of the latter town and of Badak̲h̲s̲h̲ān by this prince (1055—1057 = 1645—1647) was celebrated by him in a prose work (risāla). This risāla called Mirʾāt al-Futūḥ was later imitated by a certain G̲h̲ulām Muḥyī al-Dīn who in 1135 (1722—17…

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Büchner, V. F., “Ṭug̲h̲rā”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 25 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_5818>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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