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Historic Edifices in the Towns and Villages of the Bayana Region

Mehrdad Shokoohy and Natalie H. Shokoohy

in Bayana: The Sources of Mughal Architecture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474460729
eISBN:
9781474495608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460729.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The towns once under Bayana preserve significant buildings: in Dholpur, the tomb of Bībī Zarrīna, Sikandar Lodī’s mother, is formed like a jewel box, with the contrasting, plainer, structure of its ... More


The Three Towns

Mehrdad Shokoohy and Natalie H. Shokoohy

in Bayana: The Sources of Mughal Architecture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474460729
eISBN:
9781474495608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460729.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In ancient times Bayana was a great fortified city. By the time of the Āʾīn-i Akbarī, the shift of population following the 1505 earthquake had left the Fort abandoned and people scavenged there for ... More


Bayana: The Sources of Mughal Architecture

Mehrdad Shokoohy and Natalie H. Shokoohy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474460729
eISBN:
9781474495608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460729.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Bayana in Rajasthan and its monuments challenge the perceived but established view of the development of Indo-Muslim architecture and urban form. At the end of the 12th century the Ghurid conquerors ... More


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