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Mogul Empire -- Kings and rulers -- Biography

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Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Detail of page from the Compendium of Chronicles by Rashid al-Din. Shows text with central miniature depicting the Sultan Luhrasp seated on a throne, surrounded by attendants. [Please click twice to see the full manuscript]
Detail of page from the Compendium of Chro...

Manuscripts of the Islamicate World and South Asia

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Identifier: Or Ms
Scope and Contents This collection consists of over 700 manuscripts pertaining to the Islamicate world and South Asia, dating from the 10th to 19th centuries C.E. (the majority being post-1500). Chiefly bound paper codices, it includes sacred texts of importance to the Muslim, Hindu, and Sikh faiths, Qur’anic commentaries, Traditions of the Prophet Muhammad and the Shi’i Imams, works treating Islamic law, world history, the history of India, medicine,...
Dates: 10th-19th centuries C.E. (bulk: post-1500 C.E.)

Or Ms 78: اکبرنامه Akbar-nāmah, undated copy (original text composed 16th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 78
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The well-known history of the Emperor Akbar the Great, by his favourite Prime Minister and Secretary, Shaykh Abū al-Faz̤l " 'Allāmī " b. Shaykh Mubārak Nāgūrī. The author was in his time the most learned and elegant writer in the East.

Dates: undated copy (original text composed 16th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 80: اقبال نامهٔ جهانگیری Iqbāl-nāmah-i Jahāngīrī, 1189 A.H., 1775 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 80
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A history of the life and reign of Mughal Emperor Jahāngīr (1569-1627).

Dates: 1189 A.H.; 1775 C.E.

Or Ms 81: عمل صالح ʻAmal-i Ṣāliḥ, 1224 A.H., 1809 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 81
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A history of the Mughal Emperor Shāhjahān's life and reign, and containing a short history of his predecessors, beginning with Tīmūr. On the flyleaf the work is entitled "lkhtiṣar-i Shāh Jahān-nāmah."

Dates: 1224 A.H.; 1809 C.E.

Or Ms 205: واقعات بابری Vāqiʻāt-i Bāburī, undated (original text compiled 16th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 205
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These are 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.), written by himself originally 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: undated (original text compiled 16th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 206: واقعات بابری Vāqiʻāt-i Bāburī, 1303 A.H., 1885 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 206
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These are 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.), written by himself originally 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: 1303 A.H.; 1885 C.E.

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

Or Ms 211: توزک جهانگيری Tūzuk-i Jahāngīrī, 1127 A.H., 1716 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 211
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The memoirs of the Mughal Emperor Nūr-al-Dīn Muḥammad Jahāngīr (d.1037 A.H.,1627 C.E.), considered to be spurious, and containing an account of the transactions of the first thirteen years of his reign (1014-1027 A.H., 1605-1617 C.E.). Polychrome triple frames.

Dates: 1127 A.H.; 1716 C.E.

Or Ms 212: توزک جهانگيری Tūzuk-i Jahāngīrī, undated (original text compiled 16th-17th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 212
Scope and Contents

The memoirs of the Mughal Emperor Nūr-al-Dīn Muḥammad Jahāngīr (d.1037 A.H.,1627 C.E.), considered to be spurious, and containing an account of the transactions of the first thirteen years of his reign (1014-1027 A.H., 1605-1617 C.E.).

Dates: undated (original text compiled 16th-17th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 213: اقبال نامهٔ جهانگيری Iqbāl-nāmah-yi Jahāngīrī, 1737 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 213
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This is the third volume of a comprehensive history of the Mughal Emperors Akbar and Jahāngīr, continuing the latter's reign from his accession (1014 A.H., 1605 C.E.) to his death (1037 A.H., 1627 C.E.), by Muḥammad Sharīf of Persia entitled Mu‘tamad-Khān (d.1049 A.H., 1639 C.E.).

Dates: 1737 C.E.