By: Ashok Kumar Das and Stuart Cary Welch
Ahmedabad, India, Mapin Publishing:
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 015105
Razmnama or The Book of War is the Persian translation of the great Hindu epic, the Mahabharata. The Mughal Emperor Akbar took a personal interest in the translation project and invited learned men, well-versed with the work, from all over the country to help some of his best Persian scholar-courtiers prepare the most authentic text possible. Once this was complete, master painters at his atelier produced a lavishly illustrated copy for his personal use. Akbar then invited his nobles to get copies often text made for themselves. Out of the three copies made, the three-volume Razmnama in the Bi... View More...