Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation)

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The Conquest of Nihâwand
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An-Nu‘mân in chief command

[302c] In the year 19, when Yazdajird fled away from Ḥulwân, the Persians and the people of ar-Rai, Ḳûmis,1 Iṣbahân, Hamadhân and al-Mâhain communicated with one another and, in the year 20, joined Yazdajird. The latter put at their head Mardânshâh dhu-l-Ḥâjib and they unfurled …

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“The Conquest of Nihâwand”, in: Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation), General Editor Aḥmad b. Yaḥyā al-Balādhūrī. Consulted online on 18 October 2019

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