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Or Ms 207: واقعات بابری Vāqiʻāt-i Bāburī, undated (original text compiled 16th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 207

Scope and Contents

This is an incomplete version of the memoirs of Ẓahīr al-Dīn Muḥammad "Bābur" Barlās Turk, the conqueror and first Mughal Emperor of India (r. 932-937 A.H., 1526-1530 C.E.). The original work was written by Bābur himself in Chaghatārī Turkī, and rendered subsequently into Persian at the request of his grandson, Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great (949-1014 A.H. / 1542-1605 C.E.), by Mirzā ‘Abd al-Raḥīm Khān (d. 1036 A.H.,1626-1627 C.E.), son of Bayram-Khān. This translation was commenced in 998 A.H., 1590 C.E.

Dates

  • Creation: undated (original text compiled 16th cent. C.E.)

Language of Materials

Persian (Script: nasta'līq)

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.

Extent

1 volume

Other Finding Aids

Hukk, Mohammed Ashraful; Ethé, Hermann; and Robertson, Edward, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Arabic and Persian Manuscripts in Edinburgh University Library (Hertford: Stephen Austin & Sons Ltd., 1925).

Processing Information

Annotation uses legacy data from Mohammed Hukk et al. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Arabic and Persian Manuscripts in Edinburgh University Library.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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