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The history of the Saffarids of Sistan and the Maliks of Nimruz (247/861 to 949/1542-3) by Clifford Edmund Bosworth

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Published by Mazda Publishers in association with Bibliotheca Persica in Costa Mesa, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Sistan (Iran and Afghanistan)

Subjects:

  • Saffarīd dynasty.,
  • Sistan (Iran and Afghanistan) -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [479]-502) and index.

StatementClifford Edmund Bosworth.
SeriesColumbia lectures on Iranian studies ;, no. 8
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS324.S5 B59 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 525 p. :
Number of Pages525
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1427105M
ISBN 101568590156
LC Control Number93038220

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The History of the Saffarids of Sistan and the Maliks of Nimruz: (/ to /) Clifford Edmund Bosworth. Mazda Publishers, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Bibliographic information. Title: The History of the Saffarids of Sistan and the. The writer, traces the history of this dynasty and the little known province of Sistan that was their homeland from their rise in the 10th century down through a series of local dynasties into the early 16th century. A masterwork by a historian who has clarified the obscure and tangled history of the eastern Iranian lands in the middle Ages.   The History of the Saffarids of Sistan and the Maliks of Nimruz by Clifford Edmund Bosworth, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(2). Reviewed work(s): The History of the Saffarids of Sistan and the Maliks of Nimruz (/ to /) by Clifford Edmund Bosworth Bosworth rejects Zambaur's earlier division of the Saffarid dynasty into four separate dynasties, divided chronologically by the Samanid, Ghaznavid and Mongol invasions. Instead, after recapitulating what is known of the Saffarid dynasty in its heyday, under the brothers Ya qub .

Preth Century History -- the History of the Saffarids of Sistan and the Maliks of Nimruz, (/ to /) by Clifford Edmund Bosworth By Frye, Richard N. Read preview. History of the Saffarids of Sistan and the Maliks of Nimruz (/ to /) (Costa Mesa, Calif. and New York, ), , cf. Ray, and Fars, the name Nimruz (otherwise dropping out of use with the demise of the Sasanid empire) came now to be specifically applied to Sistan and especially from The History of the Saffarids of. The struggle of Yaqub against the alien Samanids led to a major conflict in during which, Yaqub defeated Ilyas and sent him to Nishapur in Khorasan. This was then the beginning of the rule of Yaqub and the Saffarids over Sistan. Establishing his capital in Zaranj, Yaqub then proceeded to conquer the eastern lands, adjacent to his territory. Among these Saffarids of Sistan shone briefly in the Afghan area. The fanatic founder of this dynasty, the coppersmith’s apprentice Yaqub ibn Layth Saffari, came forth from his capital at Zaranj in and marched through Bost, Kandahar, Ghazni, Kabul, Bamyan, Balkh and Herat, conquering in the name of l: Zaranj.

"The History of the Saffarids of Sistan and the Maliks of Nimruz (/ to /)". Journal of the American Oriental Society. First, the Saffarid amirs and maliks were rulers of Persian stock who for centuries championed the cause of the underdog against the might of the Abbasid caliphs. ^ al Saffar, Ya'kub b. al-Layth; Bosworth, C. E. Thereafter, the author highlights the history of Sistan under the Tahirids, Samanids, Saffarids, Ghaznavids and Seljuquids down to the arrival of the Mongols. For tracing ancient history and geography of Sistan, the author mentions the books he had consulted: Anonymous, Akhbar-i-Sistan (p.l), Hilal Yusuf Auqi's Fazail-i-Sistan (p.s); Abul Muid. With Muhammad bin Tahir, the Tahirid dynasty came to an end. Saffarids. The Saffarid dynasty was established by an adventurer from the province of Sistan in Eastern Iran. Like the Tahirid kingdom, the Saffarid kingdom was dominated by ethnic Iranians and ruled Eastern Iran till the 11th century AD. Yakub ibn Laith. The Mihrabanids used the title of malik during their rule of Sistan. A malik could inherit the throne or be appointed by the nobles and military commanders. Their capital was generally the city of Shahr-i l: Zaranj.