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Zoomify image: Akbar ordering the slaughter to cease in 1578

A page from an imperial manuscript, Akbarnama, documenting the history of Emperor Akbar (r.1556-1605). One of the greatest rulers of the Indian subcontinent, he was an advocate of understanding all religious faiths. 

Attributed to Miskina, c. 1595
Johnson Album 8, 4
© The British Library Board

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