Akbar the Great

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  • Mughal Empire: Jalal-Din Muhammad Akbar, The Great

    Jalal-ud-Din Muhammad Akbar was the third generation Mughal emperor, who was born in Umarkot, Sindh, and inherited the throne of his father, Humayun at the age of 13-14 in 1556. He ruled India for almost 50 years till 1605 during which India went through the most glorious period in its history. His empire saw Akbar grow from his teens and become a wise, strategic leader, who transformed India, and came to be known as Akbar, The Great. During his early years of rule from 1556 to 1560, Akbar was a figure of the throne, and the main decisions of rule were made by first, his loyal tutor, Bairam Khan, and after his retirement and eventual death, by the emperor’s foster mother, Maham Anga. Akbar freed himself from her rule by punishing her son to…

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  • Source Analysis: Bhima Drinking The Blood Of Dushasana

    translation of the Mahabharata. It was on the seventeenth day of the war that this battle took place. The war was the result of a dynastic succession struggle between the two groups of cousins, the Pandavans and the Kaudavans. Bhima led the Pandavan army and Dushasana was the second son of one hundred sons of the blind king of the Kaudavas, Dhritarashtra. Bhima is responsible for killing all one hundred Kaudavan sons. The Kurukshetra War is believed to be dated back to 3102 BCE. Therefore,…

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  • The Importance Of The Mughal Dynasty

    CE to 1850 CE, is an Islamic dynasty that invaded Hindu India. Akbar the Great, Aurangzeb, and Shah Jahan were the most famous leaders of the Mughal Dynasty. However, the most useful leader is Akbar the Great. To begin with, the Divine Faith was a huge contribution to making the Mughal successful. Secondly, the Mughal dynasty expanded to a significant extent due to Akbar the Great. The importance of education was valued in the Mughal Empire during Akbar’s reign. Lastly, the monumental…

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  • What Is The Film Response Jodha Akbar?

    Film Response Jodha Akbar I will answer the questions you asked on canvas regarding the film to display my understanding of the film and the fusion and clash of the Hindu and Muslim cultures. Akbar was a Muslim man of peace and truly wanted to see both Hindu, Muslims and other religions to flourish together in harmony, in the same environment. Octavio Paz tells us of how music was quite a large success in bringing the two religions together. He claims that the music of India greatly influenced…

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  • Dara Shikoh Analysis

    Dara Shikoh, son of famous Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, lived up to the expectations of a great ruler until his downfall in 1659. Known for his intellectual ideas, peaceful pursuits, and political power, Dara Shikoh was expected to take the next role as a leader of the Mughal Empire after his father. Without a doubt, Shah Jahan favored his eldest son, so Dara was given the opportunities needed in order to be next in line. However, Dara’s life would be cut short after contending for the royal…

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  • Analysis Of Discipleship By Dietrich Bonhoeffer

    Simple obedience is a straight forward statement – a disciple must obey Jesus’ word. If one is not willing to obey Jesus and his words, they cannot be his disciple. Mnay people will call themselves disciples but are not willing to obey Jesus. Just like people who do not want to pay ordinary “So Jesus has to make it clear and unmistakable to his disciples that the need to suffer now applies to them to.” (p. 85.) As previously discussed, being a disciple comes at a cost. And the cost includes…

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  • In John Steinbeck's A Duty To Family, Heritage, And Country?

    They each share an entirely different perspective toward family values. For example, in talking about success, Yu says, “It 's for our families our heritage and our country.” In China it is very critical to keep the family name held high. Each and every student has that obligation. In contrast, in America in the 1930 's, during the time of the Great Depression (when Of Mice and Men was written), people across America were forced to find work on their own. Many families were separated because…

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  • Examples Of The Jazz Age In The Great Gatsby

    The Jazz Age: F. Scott Fitzgerald and The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is arguably Fitzgerald’s greatest work and has been labeled as one of the most influential and iconic pieces of 20th century American literature. The novel is a reflection of Fitzgerald’s life during the 1920s (otherwise known as the Jazz Age; coined by Fitzgerald himself). The Great Gatsby was seen as controversial during the time of its publication due to its use of “language and sexual…

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  • Negative Diction In The Great Gatsby

    When a person looks at a building, that building can look attractive and stable on the outside, but on the inside it can be unbalanced and frail, the same philosophy goes with people; you can never really tell what a person has truly gone through just by looking at them. In the novel The Great Gatsby written by F. Scott Fitzgerald a man named Jay Gatsby has come a far way, from poverty. Gatsby works his way up to becoming a wealthy man in order to reach his dream of being with the one he loves,…

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  • Duality In The Great Gatsby Analysis

    Picture this. It’s the age of anxiety. People and ideals are scattered about like lights in the sky, with WW1 looming over the consciousness of the people. In these times, a man named Francis Scott Fitzgerald sits over a desk pondering the events that he just barely avoided. This is the birthplace of a quite influential lovechild, The Great Gatsby. A book filled with the embodiment of the times, anxiety and worry dotting a big illuminated banner. The American dream-- quite the ambitious idea to…

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