Plus, Mortenson's Pakistani host mansur Khan Mahsud exposes his lies.
mansur appears to have been engaged in continual wars, and to have obtained successes against Pahang, Pase, and Makasar.
Perhaps the life of mansur al-Hallj is even more interesting.
A messenger despatched by mansur under cover of darkness, brought me the sad news of the catastrophe.
mansur could now give his mind to the founding of the new capital.
If mansur had been really astray in error, the two learned men we have just quoted would not have spoken of him in such terms.
But from 758 till 763 mansur was so occupied with his own affairs that he could not think of further raids.
mansur Effendi, being our chief, gave the order to march three hours before sunset.
Mamun was a man of rare qualities, and one of the best rulers of the whole dynasty after mansur.
mansur himself however was of an enthusiastic temperament, and took no pains to guard his language.