Bihishtābād

The History, Art and Architecture of the Mughal Empire

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Mughal Emperor Akbar (r. 1556-1605) holds a religious assembly in the Ibadat Khana (House of Worship) in Fatehpur Sikri; the two men dressed in black are the Jesuit missionaries Rodolfo Acquaviva and Francisco Henriques.
Illustration to the Akbarnama, miniature painting by Nar Singh, ca. 1605

Gian Carlo Calza will be giving a lecture on Akbar and his religious nondiscrimination today at 18h at Palazzo Sciarra in Rome.

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