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Bulandshahr; Or, Sketches of an Indian District - Social, Historical and Architectural (Paperback) Loot Price: R194
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Bulandshahr; Or, Sketches of an Indian District - Social, Historical and Architectural (Paperback): Frederic Salmon Growse
Bulandshahr; Or, Sketches of an Indian District - Social, Historical and Architectural (Paperback): Frederic Salmon Growse

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Frederic Salmon Growse

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...Shih of Yahya bin Ahmad. Two years later, viz., in 1407, Ibrahim Shah, the king of Jaunpur, marched up against Delhi, where Mahmiid was then enthroned; but hearing of disturbances at home he hastened back, leaving Marhaba Khan, a protege-of Ikbal's, with a small force, at Baran. After six months Mahmiid marched from Delhi against Baran, and Marhaba Khan came out to meet him; but in the battle that ensued he was beaten and driven back into the fort, where the Imperial trcops followed and killed him. The next mention of Baran is in 1421, during the reign of Khizr Khan, the first of the Saiyid dynasty, when the Vazir, Taj-ul-Mulk, marched through it on his way to suppress a rebellion in Kol and Etawa. Again, in 1434, after the assassination of Khizrs successor, Mubarak Shah, an army of the Hindu Vazir's, Sarwar-ul-Mulk, under the command of Kamalud-din, proceeding against Allah Dad, the chief of the insurgents, halted at Baran, the half-way station between the Jamuna and the Ganges. Allah Dad withdrew to Ahar, where the two generals came to an understanding and turned their combined forces against the Vazfr, whom they besieged in the fort of Delhi, where shortly afterwards he was slain in an attempt on the life of the Emperor Muhammad Shah. The earliest Persian inscription in Bulandshahr is a tablet Jet into the wall of the Id-gah, which records the construction of a mosque by Nek-bakht Khdn, in the year 943 ffijri (1536 A. D.) in the reign of the Emperor Humayun and during the governorship "of the chaste Bano Begam." The fact of a female Governor is somewhat curious. At Til Begampur, fifteen miles north-west of Bulandshahr, is a bathing-well (or bdoli) with an inscription dated only two years later, viz., 1538, in which the local...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: April 2013
First published: April 2013
Authors: Frederic Salmon Growse
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 46
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-50822-5
Barcode: 9781151508225
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LSN: 1-151-50822-5

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