Memoirs of Baber, Emperor of India

first of the great Moghuls
  • 254 Pages
  • 2.77 MB
  • English
Humphreys , London
India -- History, Mogul E
Statementbeing an abridgment, with an introduction, supplementary notes, and some account of his successors, by Lieut.-Colonel F.G. Talbot.
ContributionsTalbot, Frederick Gilbert,
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 254 p. col. front., pl.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16955138M

The Baburnama isn't something you read from beginning to end. Rather, it's a book you dip into at random, slowly building up a patchwork view of life in what is today Afghanistan, Pakistan and India, as seen through the eyes of the first Mughal emperor, Babur ().4/5.

THE MEMOIRS OF BABUR. The "Memoirs of Babur" or Baburnama are the work of the great-great-great-grandson of Timur (Tamerlane), Zahiruddin Muhammad Babur (). As their most recent translator declares, "said to 'rank with the Confessions of St. Augustine and Rousseau, and the memoirs of Gibbon and Newton,' Babur's memoirs are the first--and until.

The Bābar-Nāma: being the autobiography of the Emperor Bābar, the founder of the Moghul dynasty in India by Babur (Book) 7 editions published between and in English and Chagatai and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Both an official chronicle and the highly personal memoir of the emperor Babur (–), The Baburnama presents a vivid and extraordinarily detailed picture of life in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India during the late-fifteenth and early-sixteenth centuries.

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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks. Babur, emperor (–30) and founder of the Mughal dynasty of northern India. Babur, a descendant of the Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan and also of the Turkic conqueror Timur (Tamerlane), was a military adventurer, a soldier of distinction, and a poet and diarist of genius, as well as a statesman.

This book is a lithograph edition of the Persian translation of Bāburnāmah (Memoirs of Babur), the autobiography of Ẓahīr al-Dīn Muḥammad Bāburshāh (–), the first Mughal emperor of India.Bāburnāmah originally was written in Chagatai Turkish and was translated into Persian during the reign of the Mughal emperor translation was undertaken by Bairam Khan.

Page xix - Attila, the son of Mundzuk, deduced his noble, perhaps his regal, descent from the ancient Huns, who had formerly contended with the monarchs of China. His features, according to the observation of a Gothic historian, bore the stamp of his national origin; and the portrait of Attila exhibits the genuine deformity of a modern Calmuk; a large head, a swarthy complexion, 5/5(1).

The Baburnama fits into a tradition of imperial autobiographies or official court biographies, seen in various parts of the world. In South Asia these go back to the Ashokavadana and Harshacharita from ancient India, the medieval Prithviraj Raso, and were continued by the Mughals with the Akbarnama (biography), Tuzk-e-Jahangiri or Jahangir-nameh (memoirs), and Shahjahannama.

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Babur (born Zahir-ud-din Muhammad; Febru –Decem ) was the founder of the Mughal Empire in India. His descendants, the Mughal emperors, built a long-lasting empire that covered much of the subcontinent untiland that continues to shape the culture of India to this : Kallie Szczepanski.

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Recognized as one of the world’s great autobiographical memoirs, the Bāburnāmah is the story of Zahīr al-Dīn Muhammad Bābur, who was born in and ruled from the age of 11 until his death in Babur conquered northern India and established the Mughal Empire (or Timurid-Mughal Empire).

Originally from Fergana in Central Asia, Babur descended on his father’s side from. Babur gave a description of India as well in his biography. He has written about the kings and political events in India. He wrote- “Hindustan is situated in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd climates.

No part of it is in the 4th.” He wrote- “Once you cross the river Indus the country, the trees, the stones, the people and their customs are all Indian.”. theEmperorTimur,Ireceived,frommyfriendMajorWilliamYule, aPersianmanuscript,containing Private Memoirs ofthe Emperor Humayun, sonof thecelebrated Baber, and fatherofthe no less.

memoirs of zehir-ed-din muhammed babur emperor of hindustan written by himself, in the chaghatai turki and translated by john leyden, esq., m.d and william erskine, esq. annotated and revised by sir lucas king, c.s.i., ll.d., f.s.a.

professor of arabic and persian, and lecturer in indian history in the university of dublin ; late of theFile Size: KB. %T The Baburnama %S Memoirs of Babur, Prince and Emperor %A Babur, Zahiruddin %M Chaghatay Turkish %F Thackston, Wheeler M.

%I Oxford University Press %D %O hardcover, glossary, index %G ISBN %P pp. Zahirud-din Muhammad Babur Average rating: ratings 46 reviews 10 distinct works • Similar authors The Baburnama: Memoirs of Babur, Prince and Emperor by4/5. The Facts Are As Stated Here I Have Set Down Of Good And Bad Whatever Is Known.

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The Babur Nama, A Journal Kept By Zahir Uddin Muhammad Babur ( ), The Founder Of The Mughal Empire, Is The Earliest Example Of Autobiographical Writing In World Literature, And One Of The Finest.

Against The Turbulent Backdrop Of Medieval History, It Paints A Precise And /5(2). British author John Leyden, who translated 'The Memoirs of Babur', writes in his book 'Memoirs of Zehir-ed-din Muhammad Baber, Emperor of Hindustan, ': “Babur had encamped near Ayodhya on 28 March ”.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Memoirs of Baber Emperor of India First of the Great Moghuls at   Both an official chronicle and the highly personal memoir of the emperor Babur (–), The Baburnama presents a vivid and extraordinarily detailed picture of life in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India during the late-fifteenth and early-sixteenth centuries.

Babur’s honest and intimate chronicle is the first autobiography in Islamic literature, written at a time 5/5(1). Emperor Babur has been known as the founder of Mughal Empire in India.

He was born on 14th February, at a town called Andijan that is located in the present day Uzbekistan. He belonged to the Mongol tribe that also embraced Turkish and Persian. He was named Zahiruddin Muhammad and was called Babar affectionately.

Chapter 4 – Babar’s Invasions of India. Into the first period of Indian history, that extending from the earliest times to the invasion of Mahmud of Ghazni, in the beginning of the eleventh century, I do not propose to enter.

The world, indeed, possesses little detailed knowledge of that period. The most accessible form in which this work has appeared is the English translation, excellently edited and annotated, published in London inas "Memoirs of Zehir-ed-din-Mohammed Baber, emperor of Hindostan, written by himself in the Jaghatai Tùrki, and translated partly by the late John Leyden, Esq., M.D., partly by William Erskine, Esq.

Four days ago, December 26 was the death anniversary of Babur the founding Mughal. He died on Decem years ago in Reviled in recent Indian history by proponents of the supremacist Hindutva brigade (remember Sadhvi Rithambara’s rantings of Babur ki Aulad to revile all Indian Muslims as the Sangh Parivar legitimised the demolition of.

Babur Nama or Memoirs of Babur, is considered a novel, a journal, a historic document, whatever it may be, it is the remarkable story of Zahir-ud-din Muhammad Babur, a descendant of the Mongol.

Journal of Emperor Babur by Zahir al-Din Babur, Emperor of India. Buy Journal of Emperor Babur online for Rs. () - Free Shipping and Cash on Delivery All Over India! The Mughal Emperors lost effective power in favor of the British after the Battle of Buxar in Inthe ineffective Shah Alam II formally accepted the protection of the British East India Company.

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The company had already begun to refer to the weakened emperor as "King of Delhi", rather than "Emperor of India".Large format. Baber was the first Moghul Emperor and this work presents a picture of his life and times, the people and their 's grandson (ruled from to ) ordered the memoirs be translated into Persian and it is from the Persian edition that most of the translation was accomplished.

VG+ in half leather over marbled boards.