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The Death of Timur Shah, Son of Ahmad Shah
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[44c] As the ravages of time inevitably lacerate the faces of all, whether good or bad, with the talons of misfortune, and since for no one, be he shah or beggar, has there ever been, nor will there ever be, hope for immortality, when the shah was in winter quarters in Peshawar with all the younger princes in his entourage—Prince Humayun was in Qandahar as governor, Prince Mahmud in Herat, and Prince Zaman, the heir-apparent, in Kabul—his constitution underwent a change because of an extreme ob…

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“The Death of Timur Shah, Son of Ahmad Shah”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 01 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000042>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219

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