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Mogul Empire -- History

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

Or Ms 215: عالمگيرنامه Ālamgīr-nāmah‘, 1193 A.H., 1779 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 215
Scope and Contents

A copy of a detailed history of the first ten years (1067-1078 A.H., 1656-1668 C.E.) of the reign of Abū-al Z̤afar Muḥyī al-Dīn Muḥammad Aurangzīb, the Mughal Emperor ‘Ālamgīr, who died at the age of ninety, 1118 A.H., 1707 C.E.


Copied for the donor, James Anderson.

Dates: 1193 A.H.; 1779 C.E.

Or Ms 216: مآثر عالمگيری Maʼās̱ir-i ‘Ālamgīrī, 1145 A.H., 1732 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 216
Scope and Contents

A history of the complete reign of Mughal Emperor ‘Ālamgīr (r. 1067-1078 A.H., 1656-1668 C.E.). It was compiled in 1122 A.H., 1710 C.E., by Muḥammad Sāqī Musta‘idd-Khān (d. 1136 A.H., 1723 C.E.) who was secretary to ‘Ināyat-Allāh Khān.


Illuminated Frontispiece.

Dates: 1145 A.H.; 1732 C.E.

Or Ms 217: مآثر عالمگيری Maʼās̱ir-i ‘Ālamgīrī, undated (original text compiled 18th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 217
Scope and Contents

A history of the complete reign of Mughal Emperor ‘Ālamgīr (r. 1067-1078 A.H., 1656-1668 C.E.). It was compiled in 1122 A.H., 1710 C.E., by Muḥammad Sāqī Musta‘idd-Khān (d. 1136 A.H., 1723 C.E.) who was secretary to ‘Ināyat-Allāh Khān.

Dates: undated (original text compiled 18th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 218: فتوحات عالمگيری Futūḥāt-i ‘Ālamgīrī, undated (original text compiled 18th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 218
Scope and Contents

A history of the Mughal Emperor ‘Ālamgīr from the time of his rise to power to the thirty-fourth year of his reign (1101-1102 A.H., 1689-1690 C.E.).

Dates: undated (original text compiled 18th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 219: رقائم کرائم Raqāʼim-i Karāʼim, undated

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Identifier: Or Ms 219
Scope and Contents

A collection of letters written by Mughal Emperor ‘Ālamgīr (r. 1658 to 1707 C.E.) to Amīr-Khān and others.


These were collected, as stated in the introduction, after the death of Amīr-Khān (circa 1131 A.H., 1719 C.E.), by his son Sayyid Ashraf-Khān (Mīr Muḥammad Husaynī), from the remnants left by his father.

Dates: undated

Or Ms 220: شقّها و کلمات عالمگير Shuqqahā-u Kalimāt-i ‘Ālamgīr, undated (original text compiled 17th-18th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 220
Scope and Contents

A collection of royal letters and notes of Mughal Emperor ‘Ālamgīr (r. 1658 to 1707 C.E.). The letters are addressed to his son Muḥammad A‘ẓam-Shāh (d. 1119 A.H., 1707 C.E.).

Dates: undated (original text compiled 17th-18th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 221: شقّهائ عالمگير Shuqqahā-yi ‘Ālamgīr, undated (original text compiled 17th-18th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 221
Scope and Contents

A collection of royal letters and notes of Mughal Emperor ‘Ālamgīr (r. 1658 to 1707 C.E.). The letters are addressed to his son Muḥammad A‘ẓam-Shāh (d. 1119 A.H., 1707 C.E.).

Dates: undated (original text compiled 17th-18th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 222: شقّهٔ عالمگير Shuqqah-yi ‘Ālamgīr, undated (original text compiled 17th-18th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 222
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A letter from Mughal Emperor ‘Ālamgīr (r. 1658 to 1707 C.E.) to his son Muḥammad A‘ẓam-Shāh (d. 1119 A.H., 1707 C.E.) during a siege, possibly of Gulkundah in 1107 A.H., 1695 C.E.

Dates: undated (original text compiled 17th-18th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 223: ساعاتِ نهضت که عالمگير نمودند Sā‘āt-i Nahz̤at kih ‘Ālamgīr namūdand, undated

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Identifier: Or Ms 223
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A record of the movements and encampments of the Emperor ‘Ālamgīr (r. 1658 to 1707 C.E.), from the third Rabī‘ II, 1066 A.H. (1665 C.E.), to the fourth of Jumādá II, 1099 A.H. (1687 C.E.), the thirty-fourth year of his reign. Besides the places of encampment, the length of stay and the time taken to pass from one place to another are also recorded.

Dates: undated

Or Ms 224: دستور العملِ بادشاهی Dastūr al-‘Amal-i Bādshāhī, undated

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Identifier: Or Ms 224
Scope and Contents

An abridged official manual of the Indian Empire. The original was possibly drawn up in Mughal Emperor ‘Ālamgīr's (r. 1658 to 1707 C.E.) time. It contains an account of the allowances of the officials of various grades, names of Faṣlī months, revenues and area of the Empire, distance from Shāhjahānābād (Dehlī) to various places, and the divisions and revenues of a number of ṣūbahs (see more in Hukk et al catalogue).

Dates: undated