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Nadir Shah

Index: El Zahir, El Aleph, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 589.

shah of Iran, 1688-1747

Fishburn and Hughes: A robber chieftain who rose to become ruler of Persia in 1736. No direct information on the astrolabe has been found, though there may be a tenuous association with the legend that during his invasion of India Nadir Shah captured the Koh-inoor diamond. The Zahir