• The Anatomy of a Regicide Attempt: Shāhrukh, the Ḥurūfīs, and the Timurid Intellectuals in 830/1426–27

    Author(s):
    Ilker Evrim Binbas (see profile)
    Date:
    2013
    Group(s):
    Religious Studies
    Subject(s):
    Timurid studies
    Item Type:
    Article
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6W053
    Abstract:
    This article provides a contextual analysis of the assassination attempt on the Timurid ruler Shahrukh’s life on 21 February 1427 in Herat. According to the contemporary Timurid chroniclers, Ahmad-i Lur, a Hurufi by profession, tried to kill Shahrukh.
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