THREE GREAT MUGHAL EMPERORS

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Four years after Magellan’s ill-fated voyage to Cebu, the Mughals (Mongols) burst through the northern frontier of India, sweeping through the plains of Rajasthan and conquered almost the whole country in1526. Led by their leader Babur (a descendant of that … Continued

WOMEN OF FATEHPUR SIKRI

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This massive gate clad in red sandstone dominates the wide courtyard of the Jama Masjid (mosque) in the abandoned city of Fatehpur Sikri built by Mughal Emperor Akhbar in the 14th century. A lengthy fabric stretched from the mosque to … Continued