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The first eight fascicles were published in as the first volume.

Akbar-nama Of Shaikh Abu-l Fazal

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. It is stated that the book took seven years to be completed.

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I had the idea that Abu-I- Fazl was a rhetorician and a shameless flatterer. I hope that the scholarly world will find the reprinted volumes helpful, handy eng,ish worthy of preservation. Safe and Secure Payments. Hide my email address.

I have at last finished the translation of the historical part of the Akbarnama. It was written in Persianthe literary language of the Mughals, and includes vivid and detailed descriptions of his life and times. But thereafter the publication was delayed for several reasons. From the sharp diagonal placement of the elephants upon their precarious bridge of boats, to the depiction of the thrilling story at its climax, this scene is full of vigor, action and excitement.

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Write a customer review. It’s not easy to read but I’m so grateful to have these books and am taking my time getting through them. He writes that only serving and worshipping God is required.

Prefatory Note to Index In these small, brilliantly-colored paintings from the Akbarnama Book of Akbara englksh elephant crashes over a bridge of boats on the River Jumna, in front of the Agra Fort.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. I think the world. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. He has added numerous notes, and though many of these are trivial, yet there are ennglish many which are really enlightening. Here Abu’l Fazl’s ambition, in his own words, is: I have never, ever, received such beautifully and carefully packed items from India in all my years of ordering. Two portraits, two views. Read more Read less.

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Translation of Akbarnama in English

And I will also let everyone that I know, at every opportunity, how great your business and service has been for me. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. The statues arrived yesterday. And rest assured that I will soon order more books. I regret that the work of translation has not devolved upon a better Persian scholar than I am. This page from a Kalpasutra manuscript from the fourteenth century beautifully illustrates the basic qualities of the Indian tradition, with its use of bold primary colors and its horizontal format.

The second volume with seven fascicles and the third one with fourteen fascicles along with index came out in succession. The son of Humayun and the Grandson of Babur himself, Akbar ruled over the Mughal empire for over four decades.


I am grateful to be your customer. As always, I can count on Exotic India to find treasures not found in stores in my area. Since I finished the translation, I have been engaged in making the Index. Baini Prashad the incomplete portion of the work was taken up this year and the volume has now been completed.

The work took seven years to complete, incorporating a number of paintings after the Mughal School of Art and was considered a work ahead of its time for the art contained therein. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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Exotic India you are great! Khusraw Discovers Shirin Bathing. Introduction I have at last finished the translation of the historical part of the Akbarnama. By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month.

The Safavids were an important ruling dynasty in Persia Iran from to After all, when everything has been said that can be said against AbuFazl, should we not be grateful to him for his book? It was, however, the initiative of Dr Baini Prashad to complete the work and to publish the volume finally in Bronze and wood statues, books and apparel.