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Letters from the Mughal Court

John Correia-Afonso

Letters from the Mughal Court

The First Jesuit Mission to Akbar (1580-1583)

by John Correia-Afonso

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Published by Inst of Jesuit Sources .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mogul Empire,
  • Jesuits,
  • Missionary Activities Of Specific Denominations,
  • India,
  • Sources,
  • 16th century,
  • Akbar,
  • Akbar,,
  • 1542-1605,
  • Emperor of Hindustan,,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8319908M
    ISBN 100912422572
    ISBN 109780912422572

      By Homira Pashai The National Library of Medicine is the home of many precious manuscripts belonging to the Indian Mughal era (16th–18th century). Among these manuscripts, there is a unique copy of Kitab-i fi al-tibb al-mansuri (Book on Medicine Dedicated to al-Mansur) by Muhammad Zakariya al-Razi (died AD). Al-Razi’s text on the subject of.   ‘Aurangzeb is a severely misunderstood figure’ Anuradha Raman shares with Anuradha Raman the experiences of writing her book, Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court.

    The Mughal Empire is conventionally said to have been founded in by Babur, a warrior chieftain from what today is Uzbekistan, who employed aid from the neighboring Safavid and Ottoman empires to defeat the Sultan of Delhi, Ibrahim Lodhi, in the First Battle of Panipat, and to sweep down the plains of Upper cy: Rupee, Taka, dam. Mughal court rituals were highly formal, and Aurangzeb wore splendid silks and jewels while nobles stood awestruck, arrayed by rank in the Mughal hierarchy. Mughal kingship involved a great deal of latitude, and Aurangzeb availed himself of the opportunity to shape Mughal court culture to reflect his own aesthetic and religious : Audrey Truschke.

    The Mughal empire represents a unique and fascinating period in art history: the Empire was simultaneously Muslim (Sunni) and Indian, interweaving not only Muslim and Indian faiths, but also their politics, cultural practices, and of course art and architecture. This post will focus on Jahangir, the fourth Mughal Emperor of India (r. ).   A great strength of 'The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, ' by William Dalrymple (White Mughals: Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century India) is its use not only of more familiar British sources, but also many Indian (Urdu and Persian) sources on one of pivotal events in the history of both India and the British Empire, the Sepoy Mutiny of or 5/5(5).


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Letters from the Mughal Court: The First Jesuit Mission to Akbar (Series I--Jesuit primary sources, in English translations) 2nd Edition by John Correia-Afonso (Editor).

Letters from the Mughal court ; the first Jesuit Mission to Akbar, John Correia-Afonso Published for the Heras Institute of Indian History and Culture by Gujarat Sahitya Prakash, Anand.

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John Correia-Afonso is the author of Letters from the Mughal Court ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Jesuit Letters And Indian Hist 2/5(1). The author studies the role of the nobility in the downfall of the Mughal empire- a subject of unresolved conflict- with special reference to the position of various ethnic and religious groups in the nobility after the death of Aurangzeb, the basis of the rise and struggle of parties at the court and its impact, the rise of the Marathas, Jats and other indigenous elements, and Cited by:   Abul Fazl, Akbar’s wazir and one of the navratnas (nine gems) of his court, had a voracious appetite.

It is said that 8 maunds (a maund is. They reflect the splendour of the Mughal empire, depicting its art and architecture, from court scenes to legendary stories, in striking, vivid book reproduces some of the finest surviving examples of Mughal paintings drawn from a unique collection in the Bodleian Library, many of which have never been seen before in print.

Empire of the Moghul - By Alex Rutherford. The series is a collection of six books, each dedicated to an emperor among the first six emperors. The first six Mughal emperors; Babur, Humayun, Akbar, Jahangir, Shahjahan and Aurangzeb, remain the most famous till date.

Letters to the Court of Directors of the EIC, London, These long and detailed letters from the Governor of Fort St George were transcribed and typed for the Court’s records. The information is divided into sub headings and contains a wealth of interesting details regarding the work of the factory of Fort St George and other.

books to tv From book to film, William Dalrymple’s ‘The White Mughal’ disrupts the standard narrative This historical tale set in Hyderabad, for all.

The book says of her correspondence with the Portuguese viceroy in Goa as her influence rose in the Mughal court under Emporer Shah Alam, “What becomes more than clear from the. Among the foreign travelers who visited the court of the early Mughals in India, the most important and best known is Sir Thomas Roe.

He came to Jahangir's court in as an ambassador of James I, the king of England, and spent nearly four years in India upto Get this from a library. Letters from the Mughal court: the first Jesuit mission to Akbar >.

[John Correia-Afonso;]. Abraham Eraly's book, The Mughal Throne is aptly sub-titled, "The saga of India's great emperors." It is a book that chronicles the lives of the Mughal emperors and their personalities and ruling styles. It starts with the life of Babur in the s and ends with the demise of Aurangzeb in - a period of approximately years/5.

Mughal Persian literary culture was a transregional phenomenon in the early modern period. Part of the Persianate cultural ecumene, the Mughal courts, as well as the Deccan, attracted a great number of men of letters from Persian-speaking lands to what came to be viewed as a literary Arcadia.

Letters from the Mughal court. Bombay: Published for the Heras Institute of Indian History and Culture by Gujarat Sahitya Prakash, Anand, (OCoLC) Named Person: Akbar, Emperor of Hindustan; Akbar, Emperor of Hindustan: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Correia-Afonso.

Akbar is the main character in Empire of the Moghul: Ruler of the World by Alex Rutherford, the third book in a sextet based on the six great Mughal Emperors of the Mughal Dynasty. Video games Akbar is featured in the video game Sid Meier 's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword as a "great general" available in the : Humayun.

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Hidden Trea- sures on Indonesian and Asian-European History. As Father Jerome Xavier arrived in Lahore in and remained at court untilhis letters document his perceptions of life at the Mughal court and in particular, how the Mughals celebrated Author: Ursula Sims-Williams. On my shelf is the 13th edition (published in ) of Begamat ke Aansu, a collection of chronicles of what befell members of the Mughal court during and Author: Aamer Hussein.

Akbar and the Jesuits, An Account of the Jesuit Missions to the Court of Akbar is a partial translation of a work written and compiled by the Jesuit priest Father Pierre Du Jarric and published in France between and The complete title of Du Jarric’s magnum opus is Histoire des choses plus memorables advenves tant ez Index Orientales, que autres païs de .The English East India Company at the Height of Mughal Expansion: A Soldier's Diary of the Siege of Bombay, with Related Documents (Bedford Series in History and Culture) by Stern, Philip J.,Hunt, Margaret R.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Mughal princes are most often depicted as engaging in pointless court intrigues and debilitating political backbiting that resulted in bloody rebellions and wars of succession.

This book offers a fresh interpretation of such familial and political wrangling. It argues that rather than weakening.