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Prince of Turan

As the son of Yildiz, King of all Turan, Yezdigerd was the prince of Aghrapur.[citation needed]

He prepared his army to invade Makkalet and restore the Living Tarim to his rightful temple in Aghrapur.[2]

Thanks to the secret entrance discovered by Sulimar, his Turanian army came through the caves, descending through a trap door in the griffin statue in the courtyard of the temple of Tarim, and quickly slaughtered the defending soldiers of Makkalet. After the conquest, despite the accidental death of the Living Tarim, Prince Yezdigerd nevertheless celebrated his victory with a parade, marching the robed figure of the Tarim through the city, while only he and Sulimar knew underneath the robes a skeleton was all that remained.[3]

King of Turan

He eventually became King Yezdigerd III, monarch of Turan.[1]

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War with Conan's Kozaks

Many years later, Conan, as the new hetman of the Bahari Kozaks, was brought to Yezdigerd's camp. Wanting revenge, Yezdigerd imprisoned him, but he managed to escape with Tania's help and free the Kozaki prisoners.[4]

After having heard the news reported by the traitorous Zorka, Yezdigerd ordered Commander Grimm to execute him, and then returned back to Aghrapur.[5]

War with Conan's Aquilonia

After Conan became himself a king, he and Yezdigerd met again, and they battled.[6]

The conflict was eventually settled some years later.[1]

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Links and References

Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Conan Saga #95; The Conan Comics Chronology - Chapter Seventeen: The Agony and the Empire, IV. The Years Between
  2. Conan the Barbarian #25
  3. Conan the Barbarian #26
  4. Conan the Barbarian #275
  5. Savage Sword of Conan #218
  6. Conan the Barbarian Vol 3 #6; The Life & Death of Conan, part six - The Sole Survivor
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