A Georgian Saga: From the Caucasus to the Indus
"The book provides an insight into the lives of Mirza Khusro Beg, a scion of a princely family of Georgia, and Fareedun, whose father was a nobleman from the ancient ruling tribe of Saqqez. Both were from the Caucasus, and were very young when fate intervened to uproot them from their homeland, and bring them to the deserts of Sindh thousands of miles away. In 1805, when Khusro was seventeen, he was brought to Hyderabad and adopted by Mir Karam Ali Khan Talpur, the ruler of Sindh. Some years later, Fareedun, also an orphan, joined Khusro in Hyderabad, eventually to become his son-in-law." "Meherafroze Habib also traces the historical background that led to the migration of the author's ancestors from Georgia to Sindh during the early 1800s, and recreates the era of domestic feudal revolts, the rapidly changing montage of conquerors, and the imposition of foreign rule by rival imperial powers in Georgia. The second half of the book focuses on Khusro's life as a young man and his relationship with the Mirs of Sindh, and continues with the family history until the twentieth century."--BOOK JACKET.
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The Georgian People
Early History of Georgia
The Rule of Princes
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