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Letters from the Mughal Court

Letters from the Mughal Court

the first Jesuit mission to Akbar (1580-1583)

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Published by Institute of Jesuit Sources, G.S. Prakash in St. Louis, Anand, India .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mogul Empire
    • Subjects:
    • Akbar, Emperor of Hindustan, 1542-1605.,
    • Jesuits -- India -- History -- 16th century -- Sources.,
    • Mogul Empire -- History -- Sources.,
    • Mogul Empire -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited with an introduction by John Correia-Afonso.
      SeriesSeries I--Jesuit primary sources, in English translations ;, no. 4, Studies in Indian history and culture of the Heras Institute of Bombay ;, no. 24
      ContributionsCorreia-Afonso, John., Institute of Jesuit Sources.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS461.3 .L47 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 136 p., [5] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages136
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3793246M
      ISBN 100912422572
      LC Control Number81081766

        The Empires of the Near East and India provides, really for the first time, a body of early modern primary sources from the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal contexts in translation.A variety of types of text are provided, from poetry to judicial rulings, and the translations are readable while maintaining the flavor of the original Arabic, Persian, or Ottoman Turkish. Letters; Briefing; United States And she was a skilled exponent of the ruthless power politics of the Mughal court, where it was a tradition for princes to rebel against emperor-fathers, and.   Fiyaz Mughal, for example, who runs Tell Mama, has an OBE. Obviously it would be half-laughable, half-disgusting, if activists of the EDL were indulged in this way; yet they are, in fact, less extreme than some of those Muslims who are.” Fiyaz Mughal took it to court, claiming it to be defamatory against his character.


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