Aurangzeb imprisons his father the Shah

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  • Editors

Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 9.1.2.00: Persian/Farsi Writing and Culture.

After winning a battle at Samgarh, Aurangzeb imprisons his father Shah Jahan, and takes the throne as the sixth Mughal Emperor. He is to rule most of the Indian subcontinent, and reign until his death in …
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Editors. "Aurangzeb imprisons his father the Shah". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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