Shihab al-Din Muhammad al-Nasawi

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Shihab al-Din Muhammad al-Nasawi (died c. 1250) was a secretary and biographer of Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu, the Khwarezmid dynast. Born in Nasa in Khorasan, he witnessed first-hand the Mongol invasion of Khorasan and Jalal ad-Din's subsequent flight and military adventures of which he left an account written in Arabic c. 1241.[1]


  1. ^ Levi, Scott Cameron; Sela, Ron (2010). Islamic Central Asia: An Anthology of Historical Sources. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. p. 125. ISBN 0253353858.