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The Art of the Mughal Empire

The Art of the Mughal Empire

Author: Aleisha Olson
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This lesson will explore the art of the Mughal Empire in India.

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Terms to Know

Mughal

A Muslim dynasty that ruled parts of India from the 16th to the 18th centuries.

Miniature Painting

A type of small, elaborately painted image common in India and parts of the Muslim world.

Shaykh

A religious official and leader of an Arab family or village.

 

Citations:

Image of Basawan and Chatar Muni, Akbar and the Elephant Hawai, PD-old-auto-1923, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:1561-Akbar_riding_the_elephant_Hawa%27I_pursuing_another_elephant_across_a_collapsing_bridge_of_boats_%28left%29.jpg; Image of Bichitr, Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaykh to Kings, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Bichitr_-_Jahangir_Preferring_a_Sufi_Shaikh_to_Kings,_from_the_St._Petersburg_album_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Mughal

    A Muslim dynasty that ruled parts of India from the 16th to the 18th centuries.

  • Miniature Painting

    A type of small, elaborately painted image common in India and parts of the Muslim world.

  • Shaykh

    A religious official and leader of an Arab family or village.