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Travels in Hindusthan or the History of the Late Revolution of the Dominions of the Great Mogol from 1655 to 1661

1904

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A particular account both of the former and present state of the whole peninsule of Indostan ; the occasion of its division into divers sovereignties and the several arts used to maintain themselves one against another ; particularly of the present goverment and state of the kingdoms of Golkonda and Visapore and the interests in reference to the Great Mogol. [...] I resolved to pass thence to the Isle of Masowa and Arkiko to get as far as Gouder the capital town of the countrey of Alebech or the kingdom of /Ethiopia ; but I received certain information that since the Portugueses had been killed there by the intrigue of the Queen-Mother or expelled together with the Jesuit patriarch whom they had brought thither from Goa the Roman Catholics were not [...] 5 'masses and those heaps of stones in Egypt was called Tage-Mehalle that is to say the Crown of the Seralio ; and the wife of Jehan-Guyre who hath so long governed the state whilst her Husband minded nothing but drinking and divertise!rents was first called Nour-Mehalle and afterwards Nour-Jehan-Begum the Light of the Seraglio the Light of the World. [...] In a word he grew so rich and so puissant pecially after he had found a way to enter into the gdom of Karnates and to pillage all the ancient rches of the idols of that countrey that the King )1konda became jealous of it and prepared himself Addle him ; and that the more because he couldOF THE EMPIRE OF THE N OGOL. [...] But Aureng-Zebe represented to him that it was necessary the army should refresh themselves for some time upon the banks of this sweet river; that in the mean time he would write to all his friends and get a full and a certain information of the state of the Court and of the condtion of all affairs.

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Cover i-ii Francois Bernier

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Frontmatter i-iv Francois Bernier

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The History of the Late Revolution of the Dominions of the Great Mogol 1-106 Francois Bernier

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Particular Events or the Most Considerable Passages After the War for Five Years or Thereabout in the Empire of the Great Mogol 107-220 Francois Bernier

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A Letter to the Monsieur De La Month Le Vater Written at Delhi July 1 1663 221-281 Francois Bernier

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A Letter Written to Mr. Chapelain Sent from Chiras in Persia Octob. 4. 1667. Concerning the Superstitions Strange Fashions and Doctrin of the Native Indies or Gentiles of Indostan. Whence May Be Seen That There Are No Opinions So Ridiculous and So Extravagant Which the Spirit of Man Is Not Capable of 281-327 Francois Bernier

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A Relation of a Voyage Made in the Year 1664 When the Great Mogol Aureng-Zebe Went With His Army from Delhi the Capital of Indostan to Lahor; from Lahor to Bember and from Thence to the Kingdom of Kachemire Commonly Call’d by the Mogols the Paradise of the Indies &c. by Way of Several Letters Written by the Author to His Friends 327-426 Francois Bernier

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A Letter Sent from Chiras in Persia June 10th 1668. to Monsieur Chapelle; Concerning His Design of Repairing Again to His Studies About Some Points Relating to the Doctrine of Atoms; and to the Nature of the Mind of Man 426-448 Francois Bernier

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Index i-lxiii Francois Bernier

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Appendices lxiv-lxxxii Francois Bernier

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Glosssary lxxxiii-lxxxvi Francois Bernier

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Backmatter 1-ii Francois Bernier

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567
SARF Document ID
sarf.145997

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