This lesson discusses the art of the Mughal Empire, focusing on the production of miniature paintings.
A Muslim dynasty that ruled parts of India from the 16th to the 18th centuries.
A type of small, elaborately painted image common in India and parts of the Muslim world.
A religious official and leader of an Arab family or village.
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