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An English translation of the Adab-i-'Alamgiri, the period before the war of succession : being the letters of Prince Muhammad Aurangzib Bahadur to Muhammad Shihabu 'd-din Shah Jahan Sahib-i-Qiran-i-Sani, Emperor of Hindustan

Flynn, Vincent John Adams


This thesis, the first part of a projected English translation of the whole of the Adab-i-1Alamgiri, contains the letters written by Prince Aurangzib to his father Shah Jahan between the middle of 1650, when he was viceroy of Multan, and the beginning of 1656, when he began his campaign against Golconda. The translation is preceded by a brief introduction sketching the early life and character of Aurangzib, the style in which the letters are written and the reason for its adoption, and a...[Show more]

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Date published: 1974
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d74e20b859d1


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