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1759 Excerpt: ...probability the antient Ragaw, or Rages. to attack
Tauris. In.this army, who were for the moil part infidels, of a
mercilefs nature; there were-twelve Jglens (D), 1 princes of the
royal blood of Tujloi, with feveral amirs. The inhabitants of
Tauris having, by advice of the Amir Veli who had retired thither,
fortified their city, repnlfed the enemy for eight days; but at
length the army of Toktamijh Khan, being more numerous than that of
the befieged, became matters of the place, where they exercifed all
manner of cruelties and abominations. Then having, in fix "days,
pillaged all the treafures, which had taken up many years to amafs,
they carried them off, with numerous Haves, to their own country p.
Loreflan. TIMUR, when he heard of this devaluation, was greatly
reduced, incenfed at it, and confirmed in his refolution to conquer
Irfai: which, being in confufion for want of a fovereign, was
fubjecl to fuch invalions, and liable otherwife to fall into the
hands of fome other power; which might prove detriA. P. mental
tohimfelf. In the year 788, therefore, he crofTed the 23 86. Jibuti
with a formidable army; and, after a long march, arrived at
Firuzkub (E). Here being informed of the outrages committed by the
people of Lureftfai, or country of Lur (Lor, or Lawn), who had
lately attacked and plundered a karawan of pilgrims, paffing thro'
their country to Mekka; he thought himfelf obliged to chaflife fuch
villains. Therefore, taking with him every fifth man, he marched
thither with all expedition; ordered Urujcrd, with the neighbouring
places, to be plundered; and at length reduced Korram abdd, an
almoil impregnable fortrefs, whither the robbers of Lur eft an were
retired; the greater part of whom, being taken, were thrown
headlong from the tops of the mou...
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