The Mulfuzāt Timūry: Or, Autobiographical Memoirs of the Moghul Emperor Timūr, Written in the Jagtay Turky Language
Oriental translation committee, 1830 - 165 pages
This autobiographical work by Emperor Timūr from the 1300s unveils the life and deeds of an Emperor who sought to bring back the greatness of Genghis Khan's time to the Mongol Empire.
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Page 70 - When their eyes fell upon me," says Timour, "they were overwhelmed with joy; and they alighted from their horses; and they came and kneeled; and they kissed my stirrup. I also came down from my horse, and took each of them in my arms. And I put my turban on the head of the...
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