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 Tārīkh-i Firishta
(2,173 words)

Gulshān-i Ibrāhīmī, Tāʾrīkh-i Nawras-nāma

‘History’ of Firishta‘History of the rise of the Mahomedan power in India’

Muḥammad Qāsim Hindū Shāh Astarābādī

Date: 1606

Original Language: Persian


The Gulshān-i Ibrāhīmī, commonly referred to as the Tārīkh-i Firishta, is a general history of Muslim rulers with a focus on the spread and rule of Islam in India. It consists of 12 maqālas (chapters), preceded by an introduction summarising the history of Hindu rule in India and …

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Guenther, Alan, “ Tārīkh-i Firishta”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>

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