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Akbar

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism — Indian Music — Islam — Society and Culture — World History.

(b. 1542, r. 1556–1605)

Mughal emperor, known as ‘The Great’. He showed a constructive interest in

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Durbar

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — World History — Architecture.

Hall or space used for private audiences with rulers in India.

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Kabīr

Overview page. Subjects: Religious Studies — Indian Music — Hinduism — World History.

(c.1398–c.1448)

A North Indian poet and mystic. A substantial hagiographical literature and numerous legends

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Rammohun Roy

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — Religious Studies — History — Biographical Studies — World History.

Early 19th-cent. reformer of Bengal, pioneer of Brahmo Sangeet. SeeBrahmo Sangeet.

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