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Muslim empire of India: see MughalMughal
or Mogul
, Muslim empire in India, 1526–1857. The dynasty was founded by Babur, a Turkic chieftain who had his base in Afghanistan. Babur's invasion of India culminated in the battle of Panipat (1526) and the occupation of Delhi and Agra.
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a type of steam locomotive with a wheel arrangement of two leading wheels, six driving wheels, and no trailing wheels


a mound of hard snow on a ski slope


1. a member of the Muslim dynasty of Indian emperors established by Baber in 1526
2. a Muslim Indian, Mongol, or Mongolian
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Combining sacrality and authority in monarchs was a cumulative development that drew upon both ancient Near Eastern and Central Asian ideas--to which the Mughals and Safavids eventually became heirs--as analyzed by Samuel K.
The exhibition, a facsimile edition of the much-acclaimed original Mughal India : Art, Culture and Empire curated by Dr.
Some of the manuscripts shown here were among the greatest treasures of the Great Mughals themselves.
They reveal how the Mughals were determined to leave behind legacies of huge wealth and power and capture the true flavour of what Mughal court life must have been like - extravagant and colourful," she added.
The Ottomans lasted the longest, but succumbed to external pressures from Europe, whereas the Safavids and Mughals declined due to internal problems.
As the Mughal dynasty declined, the Red Fort, which was the seat of the later Mughals, lost its past glory and started to decay because emperors had no money to repair it.
United Bank Limited bt Mughals by 13 runs UBL: 177 for 6 in 20 overs (Zubair Nadeem 103, Farhan Anwar 3-14).
From 1610 to 1717 Dhaka remained the capital of the Mughal province of Bengal and during that period a number of important monuments were constructed, which included mosques, tombs, forts, caravanserais and bridges.
The final chapter addresses the logical progression of such cultural syntheses, providing evidence of the ways external contributions to the music culture of the Mughals became Indianized throughout the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Foltz begins with a historical survey of the Perso-Islamic society, the three components of which were the Mughals of South Asia, the Safavids of Iran, and the Uzbeks of Central Asia.
The authors contextualize these letters in a web of contingent communications between three imperial information systems, namely, Portuguese authorities in Lisbon, Goa, and the Gujarat; Ottoman authorities in Istanbul and their interaction with Egypt, which maintained its own relations in the Indian Ocean until the Ottoman conquest in 1516-17; and finally both Mughals and Afghans, who were vying for control over the Delhi-centered state in North India in part by their respective pursuit of conquests and allies in and around Gujarat.
It reinvented itself as Flavor of Mughals in Gurgaon, but the arrangement didn't work out.