Sunday, 8 March 2015

Akbarnama is written in which Language

Akbarnama is written in which Language

A) Farsi

B) Urdu

C) Arbi

D) none of the above


A) Farsi

Other Details

Akbarnama, which literally translates to Book of Akbar, is the official chronicle of the reign of Akbar, the third Mughal Emperor (r. 1556–1605), commissioned by Akbar himself by his court historian and biographer, Abul Fazl who was one of the nine jewels in Akbar's court. It includes vivid and detailed descriptions of his life and times.
Abul Fazl wrote the work between 1590 and 1596.

  • The first volume of Akbarnama deals with the birth of Akbar, the history of Timur's family and the reigns of Babur and Humayun and the Suri sultans of Delhi. 

  • The second volume describes the detailed history of the reign of Akbar till 1602, and records the events during Akbar's reign.

  • The third volume is named Ā’īn-i-Akbarī, and details the administrative system of the Empire as well as containing the famous "Account of the Hindu Sciences".