In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in India)mogol masculinethe Great Mogul — el Gran Mogol
- The Mughals of India were mighty rulers, for three centuries, especially in their golden days for six generations, from
- In 1739, when Nadir Shah of Persia invaded India and captured Delhi, he got it from the Moghuls, and took with him to Persia.
- A letter of his from the court of the Great Mogul is printed by Purchas, and this and another letter from the East are included in the compilation.
- Most supported the British and Mughals merely to keep themselves enthroned.
- The Mughals are descendants of the greatest Muslim rulers of India, the Mughals and occupy third place.
- Delicacies such as kebabs and curries that were introduced to royal courts by the Moghuls have now been woven into the local cuisine.
- The Mughals had vanquished the Hindu rulers who had flourished since the time of the Yadavas.
- The Mughals, who also ruled in Kabul, needed the pass and under Akbar ‘the Great’ a road was built.
- We have been ruled by the Mughals, the Sikhs and the Dogras.
- The Taj Mahal is the most beautiful monument built by the Mughals, the Muslim rulers of India.
- Perhaps the greatest of the Mughals was Akbar, who reigned from 1556 to 1605 and was able, through tolerance and generosity, to win over his Hindu subjects.
- The Mughal emperor Akbar in 1587 won Kashmir and then it remained with Mughals till 1752, when Afghans won it.
- The Muslim Mughals were always fearful of their Hindu subjects and could not rely on them to fight against European rivals, notably the British.
- Yes, I am a successor of the great Mughals, but that does not make any difference to me.
- Since the decline of the Gupta dynasty to the age of the Mughals, there was no central political authority through most of India.
- The Moors took the Persian garden to Spain (the Alhambra), the Mughals took it to India (the Taj Mahal).
- The representations of Jahangir, the Great Mogul, by English travellers, merchants, and diplomats who visited and resided in India in the early seventeenth century largely perpetuate this binary.
- Then followed the long rule of the Sultanate, the Mughals and then their decline.
- Gowing asked: ‘Are you a believer in the Great Mogul? ‘and then stood up.’
- The Mughals were Muslims who ruled a country with a large Hindu majority.
- Secondly the sultans put into place a system of administration - revenue collection, taxes and minting - that would serve as the base for their successors the Mughals.
- There were many contenders for the place vacated by the Mughals, but it was the British who ultimately emerged successful.
- So, in India you first had the Rajas, then the Mughals came and finally the British.
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