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The History of Timur - Bec - II


Auteur : Cherefeddin Ali
Éditeur : J. Darby Date & Lieu : 1723, London
Préface : Pages : 424
Traduction : Petis de la Croix ISBN :
Langue : AnglaisFormat : 125x190 mm
Code FIKP : Liv. En.Thème : Histoire

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The History of Timur - Bec - II


The History Of Timur - Bec - II

Cherefeddin Ali

J. Darby


Timur had given to his grandson prince Pir Mehemed, son of Gehanghir, the provinces of Condoz, Bacalan, Cabul, Gaznin, and Candahar, with their dependencys, as far as the frontiers of India, as we said before; and this Mirza being establilh'd in these principalitys, endeavored to render 'em flourishing by his justice and goodness.

He receiv'd orders from court to assemble the troops of ail' the provinces, and to depart at their head for other; conquests, and to make himself master of many towns and countrys in India. He accordingly set out with a great army commanded by good generals, the most valiant Emirs of his country.

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History of Timur-Bec

Book IV.

Timur enters India, and passes over the rivers Indus and Ganges. The taking of the citys of Moultan, Lahor, and Deli capital of that kingdom. A considerable battel between Timur and the Sultan Mahmoud, grandson of Firouz Chah emperor of India. The Tartars artifice in conquering the elephants in the wars with the Indians. The destruction of the temples of the, Guebres. Several battels with these adorers of fire, and other idolaters of this great empire.

CHAP. I.

The cause of Timur's war in India

Timur had given to his grandson prince Pir Mehemed, son of Gehanghir, the provinces of Condoz, Bacalan, Cabul, Gaznin, and Candahar, with their dependencys, as far as the frontiers of India, as we said before; and this Mirza being establilh'd in these principalitys, endeavored to render 'em flourishing by his justice and goodness.
He receiv'd orders from court to assemble the troops of ail' the provinces, and to depart at their head for other; conquests, and to make himself master of many towns and countrys in India. He accordingly set out with a great army commanded by good generals, the most valiant Emirs of his country.
They began with the plunder of the Ouganis, inhabitants of the mountain of Solyman Couh1 which country they entirely ravaged. They pass'd the Indus, invested Outchah2 and also laid liege to Moultan3 which had then for .its governor, prince Sarenk, eldest brother of Mellou Can, who governed the empire of India for the young Sultan Mahmaud.
Timur resolv'd to make war in the empire of India, because since the death of Firouz Chah...

1) On the west of the Indus, between Cabul and Candahar.
2) A town E. of the Indus, N. of Moultan.
3) A town of India on the Rave, long, 1071/2 lat. 29.




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