Muṣṭafá ibn Khāliqdād al-Hāshimī al...

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ID: 99157
Full name: Muṣṭafá ibn Khāliqdād al-Hāshimī al-ʿAbbāsī
Gender: Male
Activity years: 1580 c. - 1612 c.
Alternative names: Mustafa Haleqdad, Mustafa Haliqdad, Mustafa Khaleqdad

A Persian translator at the Mughal court. Translated from Sanskrit Pūrṇabhadra's Pañcākhyāna, and Somadeva Bhaṭṭa's Kathāsaritsāgara, and from Arabic - Shahrastānī's Kitāb al-Niḥal wa al-Milal. He named his translations Panchākiyān, Daryā-i Asmār and Tawẓīh al-Milal, respectively. Akbar commissioned the first two translations from Sanskrit in the 1580s, and Jahangir commissioned the latter, which was completed in 1612.

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Last update: 23.07.2018 - 03:44
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Patron: Akbar, Shāh salem
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Been to: Lahore
Suggested citation: Kotler A. "Muṣṭafá ibn Khāliqdād al-Hāshimī al-ʿAbbāsī." Pandit. <panditproject.org/entity/99157/person>. Updated on July 23, 2018 03:44 am IST.
Contributors: Ayelet Kotler