Gospel translation of Nādir-Shah
Nādir Shah Afshār; Tahmāsp Qulī Khān; Nāder Shah
Original Language: Persian
This is part of a Persian translation of the Bible commissioned by Nādir around 1740, following his defeat of the Mughals and his conquest of India.
Nādir had teams of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim scholars brought to Isfahan to translate into Persian: the Pentateuch and Psalms; the Acts of the Apostles, New Testament Epistles, the Apocal…