Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936)

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Bābā Beg
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, an Uzbeg chief of the family of the Keneges, was till 1870 prince of S̲h̲ahrisabz and had taken part, in the summer of 1868, in the siege of the citadel of Samarḳand then held by the Russians. In the summer of 1870 S̲h̲ahrisabz was conquered by the Russians under General Abromow. Bābā Beg had to flee with a small body of those faithful to him, first to the upper valley of the Zarafs̲h̲ān then to Farg̲h̲āna where he was seized by order of…

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Barthold, W., “Bābā Beg”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 19 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_COM_0033>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936

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