Answer in Brief
Write short notes
- During the Mughal period excellent literature was created in Persian language.
- Babur himself knew Persian and Turkish languages. His autobiography known as 'Baburnama' is well known.
- Another important text is 'Tarikh-i-Rashidi' by Mirza Hyder written during the period of Humayun.
- Akbar got many Sanskrit texts translated in Persian which include 'Rajatarangini', 'Lilavati', 'Ramayana', 'Mahabharata', 'Harivamsh' and 'Panchatantra'. Abul Fazal wrote the famous 'Akbarnama' and 'Ain-i- Akbari'.
- Dara Shukoh, the son of Shahjahan, was a Sanskrit scholar. He translated text of several Upanishada texts in Persian language from Sanskrit.
- During the Mughal period, number of biographical, historical texts were written. Among them Khafi Khan's 'Tarikhi- Khafikhan' is well-known.
- During the Mughal period, a number of literary works of high quality were created in local north Indian dialects. To mention a few, 'Ramacharitamanas' written by Goswami Tulsidas, the compositions of Surdas and Meerabai, Padmavat composed by Malik Muhammad Jaysi, dohas of Saint Kabir.
Concept: Art, Architecture, Literature
Is there an error in this question or solution?