Introduction. Father Jerome Xavier and the Third Jesuit Mission to the Mughal Court: Historical, Political, and Religious Contexts
Type
book section
Year
2012
Introduction to Mir’āt al-quds (Mirror of Holiness): A Life of Christ for Emperor Akbar: A Commentary on Father Jerome Xavier’s Text and the Miniatures of Cleveland Museum of Art, Acc. No. 2005.145. This study examines an account of the life of Christ written by a Jesuit missionary to the court of Mughal Emperor Akbar, who took an interest in Christianity. Three illustrated copies exist, the most important of which is in the Cleveland Museum of Art and forms the basis of this study. The text, originally in Persian, is translated to English for the first time by Wheeler M. Thackston. This study is part of the series Studies and Sources on Islamic Art and Architecture: Supplements to Muqarnas, Volume XII.
Citation
Carvalho, Pedro de Moura. Mir’āt al-quds (Mirror of Holiness): A Life of Christ for Emperor Akbar: A Commentary on Father Jerome Xavier’s Text and the Miniatures of Cleveland Museum of Art, Acc. No. 2005.145, ix-x. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 2012.
Parent Publications
Copyright
Koninklijke Brill EV
Language
English