Persian Manuscripts : Siyar al-Mutaʼakhkhirīn

Ghulām Husain Khān, Ṭabaṭāḅāī, b. 1727 or 8غلام حسين بن هدايت علی خان بن السيد عليم الله بن السيد فيض الله الطباطبائی الحسينی

Persian Manuscripts

<p style='text-align: justify;'> The first part of three complete volumes, bound in two (together with <a target='_blank' class='externalLink uom-purple' href=''>Persian MS 898</a>), of the <i>Siyar al-Mutaʼakhkhirīn</i> (Review of Modern Times), a general history of India.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'> The author, Ghulām Husain Khān Ṭabaṭāḅāī, a son of Patna Vice-Regent Sayyid ‘Alī Khān and cousin of ‘Alīvardī Khān, Nawwab of Bengal (b. 1676 r. 1740–1756), composed this text in circa 1780–1784, and dedicated it to Governor-General of Bengal, Warren Hastings. </p><p style='text-align: justify;'> This first volume includes an introduction and covers the history of the subcontinent from ancient times until the reign of the Mughal Emperor ‘Alamgīr I. </p>

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