By: Mahomed Kasim Ferishta; Translated from the Original Persian By John Briggs
New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1981
Seller ID: 032973
Binding: Hard Cover
Mahomed Kasim Shah Ferishta, a Persian historian was born at Astrabad on the borders of Caspian Sea in 1570 AD. He came to Bijapur in 1589 and spent remainder of his life under the immediate protection of Ibrahim Adil Shah II, who commissioned him to write the general history of the Mahomedans in India. Ferishta presented the first draft of his history to Ibrahim Adil Shah in 1606 AD and spent the rest of his life in revising it. In the introduction of his work he gave a summary of the Mahomedan Conquest, and also of the Arab conquest of the Indian Borderlands, Ferishta is reputed as one of th... View More...