Akbar the Great (1542–1605) and Christianity. Between religion and politics


  • Agnieszka Kuczkiewicz-Fraś Jagiellonian University in Krakow



Słowa kluczowe:

India, Mughal dynasty, Akbar the Great, Christianity


The second half of the 16th century, during the reign of India’s third, and widely regarded as the greatest, ruler of the Mughal dynasty, Jalāl ud-Dīn Muḥammad Akbar, was also the time when the Europeans were becoming increasingly present on the Indian Subcontinent. Especially active among them were the Portuguese – both in the political and economic sense as well as in the cultural and the religious dimension.


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