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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume III: Jami‘u’ t-Tawarikh: Compendium of Chronicles (Tome 1)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...The Reason for prefacing this introduction and writing this foreword is that prior to now a rough draft of this book, which contained the history of the world-conquering monarch Genghis Khan, his glorious fathers and forebears, and his...

The Atabegs of Luristan

Khwandamir

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume II: Habibu’s-Siyar: The History of the Mongols and Genghis Khan (Tome 3)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...It has been recorded in histories that Luristan is divided into two parts, Luristan Major and Luristan Minor, and the reason for this division and the names is that long ago there were two brothers, the elder named Badr and the younger...

The History of Shahrukh Mirza’s Sons

Khwandamir

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume II: Habibu’s-Siyar: The History of the Mongols and Genghis Khan (Tome 3)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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... Baha’uddin Umar was a member of the Kubrawiyya, who maintained the superiority of the silent dhikr. See Ala’uddawla Simnani, Opera Minora, ed. W. M. Thackston (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Office of the University Publisher, 1988),...

The Reign of the Victorious Khaqan Mu‘Inuddin Shahrukh Mirza

Khwandamir

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume II: Habibu’s-Siyar: The History of the Mongols and Genghis Khan (Tome 3)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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... an excuse to leave.” The amirs went to Amir Shaikh Nuruddin and began to deliberate with him. While they were there, Amir Shahmalik inveigled Amir Harqudaq, an old friend of Amir Shaikh Nuruddin’s, saying, “If you dare do today what I’m going...

The Kurt Kings of Herat

Khwandamir

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume II: Habibu’s-Siyar: The History of the Mongols and Genghis Khan (Tome 3)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...A Summary Account Of The Ancestors Of The Kurt Kings Of Herat According to some historians, the lineage of these mighty kings goes back to Sultan Sanjar, son of Malikshah the Seljuq. This claim is supported by the fact that in the masnavi...

The Muzaffarids of Shiraz

Khwandamir

and

Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume II: Habibu’s-Siyar: The History of the Mongols and Genghis Khan (Tome 3)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...The Beginning Of The History Of The House Ofmuzaffar Historians have related the beginnings of the House of Muzaffar as follows. The ancestor of Amir Mubarizud–din Muhammad, the first of the Muzaffar rulers, was named Ghiyasuddin Hajji...

The Reign of Mirza Sultan–Ibrahim

Khwandamir

and

Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume II: Habibu’s-Siyar: The History of the Mongols and Genghis Khan (Tome 3)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...Mirza Sultan–Ibrahim Ascends The Imperial Throne, And Shah–Mahmud Is Defeated By Divine Decree Since divine decree had determined that, in accordance with the Koranic words, “We gave unto Abraham his direction” [Kor. 21:51], Mirza...

The History of the Reign Of Sultan–Abusa‘id Mirza

Khwandamir

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume II: Habibu’s-Siyar: The History of the Mongols and Genghis Khan (Tome 3)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...Mirza Sultan Abusa‘id Comes To Herat A Second Time, And Some Rulers’ Days Of Fortune And Life Come To An End When the sun of divine favor rose over the horizon of eternal felicity to brighten [76] Mirza Sultan–Abusa‘id’s eyes by the sight...

A Summary of Genghis Khan’s Career

Khwandamir

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume II: Habibu’s-Siyar: The History of the Mongols and Genghis Khan (Tome 3)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...Genghis Khan’s father was Bartan Bahadur’s son Yesügäi Bahadur, and his mother was Öälün Äkä. He was born in Dülün Bolduq on the 20th of Dhu’l–Qa‘da 549 [January 26, 1155], the Year of the Pig. According to Mawlana Sharafuddin Ali Yazdi...

The Kings of Rustamdar

Khwandamir

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume II: Habibu’s-Siyar: The History of the Mongols and Genghis Khan (Tome 3)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...It will be clear to historians that the rule of the Rustamdar region, as was mentioned in Tome Two, belonged for many long years to the offspring of Gawpara, who was called Jel son of Jelanshah. Gawpara was descended from Jamasp, the uncle...