Further exacerbating matters was the fact that Firishta was of Shia origin and therefore did not have much chance of attaining a high position in the dominantly Sunni courts of the Deccan sultanates. Firishta or Ferishta Urdu: On the other hand, Tarikh-i-Farishti is said to be independent and reliable on the topic of north Indian politics of the period, ostensibly that of Emperor Jehangir where Firishta's accounts are held credible because of his affiliation with the south Indian kingdom of Bijapur. Against History, Against State.
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Tarikh-i Firishta consists primarily of the following books: This page was last edited on 29 Novemberat The first ten books are each occupied with a history of the kings faridhta one of the provinces; the eleventh book gives an account of the Muslims of Malabar ; the twelfth a history of the Muslim saints of India; and the conclusion treats of the geography and climate of India.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. While Firishta was still a child, his father was summoned away from his native country into AhmednagarIndiato teach Persian to the young prince Miran Husain Nizam Shah, with whom Taree,h studied.
Tarikh E Farishta
Contemporary scholars and historians variously write that the works of Firishta drew from Tabaqat-i-Akbari by Nizamud-din,  Tarikh-i-Rashidi by Mirza Haider  [ full citation needed ] and Barani's Tarikh. This article needs additional citations for verification.
Several additions were made by Briggs to the original work of Firishta, but he omitted the whole of the twelfth book, and various other passages which had been omitted gook the copy from which he translated.
Despite his fabricated story of Yusuf's Ottoman origin, Firishta's account continues to be a very popular story and has found wide acceptance in Bijapur today. Views Read Edit View history.
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Edward Gibbon used Firishta's work as one of the sources of reference for Indian history in Decline and Fall.
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Please help fariehta this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Further exacerbating matters was the fact that Firishta was of Shia origin and therefore did not have much chance of attaining a high position in the dominantly Sunni courts of the Deccan sultanates.
DevareFirishta's account is the most widely vook history of the Adil Shahibut it is the only source for a fabricated story asserting the Ottoman origin of Yusuf Adil Shahthe founder of the Adil Shahi dynasty Devare 67 fn2, Archived from the taerekh on May 28, It seems, however, that it was supplemented by the author himself as it records events up to AH CE " Devare Retrieved from " https: In other projects Wikiquote.
July Learn how and when to remove this template message. Several portions of it have been translated into English; but ffarishta best as well as the most complete translation is that published by General J. In Firishta was serving as the captain of guards of King Murtuza Nizam Shah when Prince Miran overthrew his father and claimed the throne of Ahmednagar.
Kashmir Under the Sultans. On the other hand, Farshta is said to be independent and reliable on the topic of north Indian politics of the period, ostensibly that of Emperor Jehangir where Firishta's accounts are held credible because of his affiliation with the south Indian kingdom of Bijapur. Firishta or Ferishta Urdu: Against History, Against State.
In the introduction, a resume of the history of Hindustan prior to the times of the Muslim conquest is given, and also the victorious progress of Arabs through the East. Firishta's work still maintains a high place and is considered tsreekh in many respects. According to the scholar T.
Having been in military positions until then, Firishta was not immediately successful in Bijapur. It also includes graphic descriptions of the persecution of Hindus during the reign of Sikandar Butshikan in Kashmir.