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God Supports with Victory Whomever He Wills
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[1]1 This is volume four of Sirāj al-tawārīkh. It includes the final events of the reign of His Late Majesty, Light of the Nation and the Religion (Amir ʿAbd al-Rahman Khan), as well as those of the prosperity-bounded time of the late knowledge-loving padishah, the Lamp of the Nation and the Religion, Amir Habib Allah Khan—may God freshen his ground and make Paradise his resting place.2 Diligently engaged and expending effort in writing up these events at the order of His Excellency Fayz Muhammad Khan, the minister of education,3 despite an onslaught of cares and afflictions, and …

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“God Supports with Victory Whomever He Wills”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 28 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000272>
First published online: 2016

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