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Mogul Empire -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

دستور العمل سررشتجات Dastūr al-'amal-i-sarrishtajāt, undated copy (original text composed 17th-18th cent. C.E.)

Identifier: Or Ms 83
Scope and Contents

A collection of useful instructions and tables for the education of those who work in the revenue offices. It gives a fair insight into the sort of departmental work carried on during the times of the Mughal sovereignty. Copies of a few farmāns (decrees) and dispatches of the Premiers have also been added. The author is Uday-Chand of Salīmābād (Bengal), who compiled it during the reign of the Emperor Awrangzīb.

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

دستور جهان گشائی Dastūr-i jahān gushā'ī, undated

Identifier: Or Ms 145
Scope and Contents The author is Khayr-allāh, whose father, as is stated in the book, served as Sipahsālār (commander) in Shāhjahān's army. The subject dealt with is the art of war, divided into twelve kilīds (parts). Character sketch of the Jahāndār and Sipahsālār. Expression of humility and submission to the Supreme Will, with prayer to the Almighty for help. ...
Dates: undated

دستورالعمل اکبری Dastūr al-'amal-i Akbarī, 1230 A.H., 1814 C.E.

Identifier: Or Ms 79
Scope and Contents

An account of the 22 ṣubahs (or provinces) of the Indian Empire, their subdivisions and revenue in the time of the Mughul sovereignty.

Dates: 1230 A.H.; 1814 C.E.

طبقات اکبرشاهی Ṭabaqāt-i Akbar-Shāhī, undated copy (original text composed 16th cent. C.E.)

Identifier: Or Ms 77
Scope and Contents A most celebrated general history of India from the time of the Muslim conquest (367 A.H., 977 C.E.) to the 38th year of Mughal Emperor Akbar's reign (1002 A.H., 1593 A.D.). The work, which is the earliest pertaining exclusively to India, is also known under the titles of Ṭabaqāt-i Akbarī, Ta'rīkh-i Niẓamī, and Ta' rīkh-i Sulṭān-i Niẓamī. It was compiled by Niẓam al-Dīn Aḥmad b. Muḥammad Muqīm...
Dates: undated copy (original text composed 16th cent. C.E.)

عمل صالح ʻAmal-i Ṣāliḥ, 1224 A.H., 1809 C.E.

Identifier: Or Ms 81
Scope and Contents

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.

واقعات بابری Vāqiʻāt-i Bāburī, 1215 A.H., 1798 C.E.

Identifier: Or Ms 76
Scope and Contents

A complete copy of the Persian version of the memoirs of the Mughal Emperor Bābur (1483-1530 C.E.).

Dates: 1215 A.H.; 1798 C.E.

وقائع حیدرآباد Vaqa'i' Ḥaydarābād, undated copy (original text composed 17th-18th cent. C.E.)

Identifier: Or Ms 82
Scope and Contents A diary of the siege and conquest of Golkundah, near Hyderabad, by the Mughal Emperor 'Alamgīr in 1107 A.H. (1695 C.E.). It was compiled by Mīrzā Nūr al-Dīn Muḥammad, who was descended from a Persian family of physicians in Dehli. He was Comptroller of the Royal Kitchen, and received the title of Ni'mat Khān from the same Emperor 'Alamgīr and near the end of the reign, on account of his constant attendance upon that monarch, he received the title of "Muqarrab Khān". Ni'mat Khān wrote several...
Dates: undated copy (original text composed 17th-18th cent. C.E.)