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by Zahirud-din Muhammad Babur

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The Baburnama: Memoirs of Babur, Prince and Emperor by Zahirud-din Muhammad Babur Overview

Both an official chronicle and the highly personal memoir of the emperor Babur (1483–1530), 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 when the Both an official chronicle and the highly personal memoir of the emperor Babur (1483–1530), 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 when there was no historical precedent for a personal narrative—now in a sparkling new translation by Islamic scholar Wheeler Thackston. This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition includes notes, indices, maps, and illustrations.

Zahirud-din Muhammad Babur

About The Baburnama: Memoirs of Babur, Prince and Emperor Description

Zahir ud-din Muhammad Babur more commonly known as Babur,was a military adventurer from Central Asia who rose to power at Kabul after establishing his first kingdom in 1504. From there he built an army and conquered nearby regions until 1526, when he invaded the Lodi Afghan Empire of South Asia and laid the basis for the Mughal Empire. Babur was a descendant of Timur through his father, and Genghis

Data Book The Baburnama: Memoirs of Babur, Prince and Emperor

Original Title The Baburnama: Memoirs of Babur, Prince and Emperor (Modern Library Classics) ISBN 0375761373 (ISBN13: 9780375761379 ) Edition Language English Characters Zahirud-din Muhammad Babur (28)