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With their interest in funerary architecture the Mughals continued and developed
a tradition established by the earlier sultans of India. No other region of the world
brought forth over the centuries so many monumental mausoleums.
Jahangir's contribution to imperial funerary architecture shows him in a new light.
He is often portrayed as a hedonist, given to wine, women and artistic refinement.
As a patron of architecture, however, he clearly took an active part in the ...
cAbd-uI-Hamid Lahauri, Padshahnama, 1630s-54' The grandiose structure of the
Taj Mahal is not just a mausoleum set in a garden, marking the culmination of
Mughal funerary architecture: it was designed as part of a large complex with ...
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The complete Taj Mahal: and the riverfront gardens of AgraUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Although the Taj Mahal is one of the most famous buildings in the world, until now there has been no full examination of its architecture in book form. Art historian Koch-the first Western scholar ... Read full review
Mughal Agra a riverfront garden city
The riverfront garden city
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