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It also deals with Akbar’s household, army, the revenues and the geography of the empire.

Each and every book arrived in perfect shape–thanks to the extreme care you all took in double-boxing them and using very strong boxes. Abkarnama I would recommend is that somebody should abridge the book. The Akbarnama by Abu al-Fazal ibn Mubarak.

It is stated that the book took seven years to be completed. He had raised Abu-l-Fazl and his family from indigence and obscurity to affluence and power.

The Akbarnama of Abul Fazl (In Three Volumes)

He was also one of the Nine Jewels Hindi: Abu-l-Fazl is not at picturesque writer, nor are his reflections profound or affecting. His style too, seems—at least to “Western eyes—to be quite detestable, being full of circumlocutions, and both turgid and obscure. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. This intros Lovely searchable digital text at: I hope I have improved as I went on, but the want of early training in scholarship can never be made good.


But I must go on to say that his indomitable industry and his accuracy wherever he was not, from prudential motives, suppressing the truth, have at length overcome me and 1 save him with greater feelings of respect than I began with. It covers the period from to AD. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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The work took seven years to complete, incorporating a number of paintings after the Mughal School of Akbaarnama and was considered a work ahead of its time for the art contained therein. Das, the press clerk, who laboured very hard to see it through the press, deserves special mention. And I admit that the feeling still remains.

Sandi Nawaz rated it it was amazing Jan 30, I really like this website! The reader may judge of the extent to which abbreviation has been carried, when I state that the Chalmers MS. Abu al-Fazal ibn Mubarak.

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Hence they have often made mistakes in the names of persons and places. I am sorry that they are so many and so important, but it is satisfactory that I have found them and acknowledged them. Rather, it is better understood as an effort at making whole the meaning of a long and turbulent life Lists with This Book.


The Akbarnama

Henry Beveridge’s English translation was completed boo,more than two decade after he began. He it was who, as Philological Secretary of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, set me on a task for which I, a poor opsimath, was very imperfectly fitted.

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Akbar-nama Of Shaikh Abu-l Fazal

There are, I am sure, many mistakes in my translation and notes, but there would have been many more but for the assistance of my friends.

But thereafter the publication was delayed for several reasons. He was also one of Akbar’s Nine Jewels.