Akbarnama the heroic death in battle of Rani Durgavati, ruler of the Gond Kingdom of Middle India, 1564. She was a princess of the Chandel dynasty of Mahoba, and ruled Gondwana (now included in the state of Madhya Pradesh) as regent for her son Bir Narayan. She was a capable and benevolent ruler and a courageous leader. Her army consisted of 20,000 cavalry and 1000 elephants, and had repelled other attacks on the kingdom, but her forces were defeated by the Mughal army. by Kesav & Jagannath…

Akbarnama the heroic death in battle of Rani Durgavati, ruler of the Gond Kingdom of Middle India, 1564. She was a princess of the Chandel dynasty of Mahoba, and ruled Gondwana (now included in the state of Madhya Pradesh) as regent for her son Bir Narayan. She was a capable and benevolent ruler and a courageous leader. Her army consisted of 20,000 cavalry and 1000 elephants, and had repelled other attacks on the kingdom, but her forces were defeated by the Mughal army. by Kesav & Jagannath…

Akbarnama an attempt on the life of the Mughal emperor Akbar (r.1556–1605) at Delhi in 1564. Akbar is shown in white on horseback clutching an arrow. His retainers pursue the would-be assassins and kill one of them. by Jagan, Bhawani Kalan & Madhav  V&A

Akbar

Akbarnama an attempt on the life of the Mughal emperor Akbar (r.1556–1605) at Delhi in 1564. Akbar is shown in white on horseback clutching an arrow. His retainers pursue the would-be assassins and kill one of them. by Jagan, Bhawani Kalan & Madhav V&A

Painting, Akbarnama, Akbar's pilgrimage to Ajmer in thanksgiving for the birth of Prince Salim, outline by Basawan, painting by Nand Gwaliari, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Mughal, ca. 1586-1589, Victoria and Albert Museum

Painting, Akbarnama, Akbar's pilgrimage to Ajmer in thanksgiving for the birth of Prince Salim, outline by Basawan, painting by Nand Gwaliari, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Mughal, ca. 1586-1589, Victoria and Albert Museum

Two Groups of Ascetics Battling

Two Groups of Ascetics Battling

Akbarnama the capture by Mughal forces of the city of Jalalabad (now in Afghanistan) from Qambar Ali, the governor of the fort. He submits and is then beheaded. by La'l & Ram Das  V&A

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Akbarnama the capture by Mughal forces of the city of Jalalabad (now in Afghanistan) from Qambar Ali, the governor of the fort. He submits and is then beheaded. by La'l & Ram Das V&A

Akbarnama  an unidentified episode at Karah on the River Ganges in north-east India preceding the defeat of the rebel general Khan Zaman by the Mughal army in 1567. by Kanha & Nandi  V&A

Painting

Akbarnama an unidentified episode at Karah on the River Ganges in north-east India preceding the defeat of the rebel general Khan Zaman by the Mughal army in 1567. by Kanha & Nandi V&A

Akbarnama In 1576, Daud Khan defied Akbar. Akbar campaigned against Daud & his Afghan supporters, attacking them at Patna. The Mughals won & took treasure, gold, armour & 265  elephants. Daud fled, Akbar returned to Fatehpur, his army pursued Daud. Confrontations & temporary rapprochement failed to subdue Bengal. In July 1576, despite being the rainy season, Akbar campaigned. Akbar & his reinforcements had left Fatehpur when a messenger  appeared bringing news of Mughal victory. La'l & Nand…

Akbar

Akbarnama In 1576, Daud Khan defied Akbar. Akbar campaigned against Daud & his Afghan supporters, attacking them at Patna. The Mughals won & took treasure, gold, armour & 265 elephants. Daud fled, Akbar returned to Fatehpur, his army pursued Daud. Confrontations & temporary rapprochement failed to subdue Bengal. In July 1576, despite being the rainy season, Akbar campaigned. Akbar & his reinforcements had left Fatehpur when a messenger appeared bringing news of Mughal victory. La'l & Nand…

This painting by the Mughal court artists Khiman Sangtarash and Mukund is an illustration from the Akbarnama (Book of Akbar). It depicts the capture of Fort Mirtha near Jodhpur in north-west India, seen in flames in the background, by Mughal forces led by Mirza Sharaf ud-Din Husain in 1561.

Painting

This painting by the Mughal court artists Khiman Sangtarash and Mukund is an illustration from the Akbarnama (Book of Akbar). It depicts the capture of Fort Mirtha near Jodhpur in north-west India, seen in flames in the background, by Mughal forces led by Mirza Sharaf ud-Din Husain in 1561.

Painting, Akbarnama, Akbar punishes Hamid Bakari, outline and portraits by Miskina, painting by Sarwan, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Mughal, ca. 1586-1589, Victoria and Albert Museum

Painting, Akbarnama, Akbar punishes Hamid Bakari, outline and portraits by Miskina, painting by Sarwan, opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Mughal, ca. 1586-1589, Victoria and Albert Museum

Akbarnama the defeat of Mirza Ibrahim Husain by the Mughal army. Ibraham Husain, like the Mughal emperor Akbar (r.1556–1605), was descended from the great Central Asian ruler Timur, and his family frequently organised rebellions against Mughal rule in South Asia. by Tulsi Kalan & Banwari ca. 1586 - ca. 1589 V&A

Mirza Ibrahim Husain

Akbarnama the defeat of Mirza Ibrahim Husain by the Mughal army. Ibraham Husain, like the Mughal emperor Akbar (r.1556–1605), was descended from the great Central Asian ruler Timur, and his family frequently organised rebellions against Mughal rule in South Asia. by Tulsi Kalan & Banwari ca. 1586 - ca. 1589 V&A

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