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‘Book of Akbar’‘Chronicle of Akbar’

Shaykh Abū l-Faz̤l ʿAllāmī ibn Mubārak; Abul Fazl; Abul Fadl; Abu l-Fazl; Allami

Date: 1590-1602

Original Language: Persian


Akbarnāma is the official chronicle of the reign of the third Mughal Emperor of India, Akbar I (r. 1556-1605), and one of the fundamental sources for the history of India under the Mughals. The book was commissioned in 1589 by Akbar himself from Abū l-Faz̤l, who spent seven years…

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Kuczkiewicz-Fraś, Agnieszka, “ Akbarnāma”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 24 October 2019 <>

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