; The Mongols Proper and the Kalmuks with 2 Maps by E.G. Ravenstein
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 Excerpt: ... execute the treaty they had made, and to make over to his generals what he had promised to give-him. Meanwhile Kunjukbal, Ilchidai, and Doladai went in pursuit of him with 5,000 rrn. When the latter reached the river Kiuh (not Kiere, as D'Ohsson reads it, says Von Hammer), called Turkan Muran, or the Turk's river, by the Mongols, east of Kazvin, there came Kesher Bakhshi with a message from Baidu, expressing his concern that they had not had another interview. Ghazan sent him back his spear bearer, Ibrahim, to again urge the fulfilment of the treaty. It seems Baidu had ordered Jemal ud din to deliver up a part of Fars to Ghazan, but when the latter's officers went to take possession a counter order was produced. He now went on to Demavend to await Baidu's answer. Nuruz and the other officers of Ghazan who had been left behind went with Baidu to Sheruyas (Sultania). They were arrested, and menaced with all kinds of threats, but Nuruz remained unmoved. Thereupon Baidu's officers changed their tactics, and charged his brother Legsi to try and win him over. But promises;.were no more effective than threats; nor was he to be induced to break his oath to Ghazan when the amirs went to him in troops to threaten him. He, on the other hand, tried counter intrigue. He succeeded in gaining over Toghachar, and even persuaded Baidu that he was friendly to himself, and promised solemnly to hand Ghazan over to him bound hand and foot. The continuation of Abulfaraj says he promised to send him his head on a charger. He was released, while his son was given the amirship of Yezd, with an assignation of 10,000 dinars on the revenues of that town. Ghazan's amirs were also allowed to leave, and Baidu himself encamped.in his yurt of Sughurlik. Nuruz now hastened, with Tuktimur, ...
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