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THE MUGHAL EMPIRE 1526 - 1857. Essential Question: What factors play a role in the rise and fall of empires? Learning Objectives: Assess the strengths.

gouged out so nothing as beautiful could be created again When he died he was buried next to his wife The Taj Mahal from a window at Fort Agra Aurangzeb: (Ruled 1658 - 1707) In 1657, Shah Jahan fell seriously ill, triggering the succession/ him in jail ◦ Shah Jahan lived out his life looking at the Taj Mahal from his prison window Aurangzeb killed all his brothers and any other collateral male relatives deemed a threat Aurangzeb Takes Shah Jahan Prisoner Mughal Expansion Under Aurangzeb Aurangzeb also known/


Terminology Arabesque – means “arab – style”, it is a complex, ornate design of intertwined floral, and repeated geometric forms. Usually found as decoration.

real sarcophagus containing her actual remains lay below, at garden level. The rest of the Taj Mahal complex included a main gateway of red sandstone and a square garden divided into quarters by long pools of water, as well as a red sandstone mosque and an identical building called a jawab (or “mirror”) directly across from the mosque. Traditional Mughal building practice would allow no future/


The Great Mughal Empire 1526-1707. Introduction Under the Mughals, India was the heart of a great Islamic empire and a prolific center of Islamic culture.

and trade increased considerably. The empire was expanded. Shah Jehan was a patron of the arts –Built many great architecture buildings including the Taj Mahal and the Peacock Throne, a brilliant gold throne encased in hundreds of precious gems. Shah Jehan Taj Mahal –Built in honor of his wife who died during childbirth. –Took over a decade to build and it nearly bankrupted the empire. 1657 - Shah/


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was of Persian style and based on symmetry and geometric arrangements. Sun and Black Flowers A lotus marble tank was designed to capture the mirror image reflection of the Taj Mahal. The holistic image of the Taj Mahal, its garden and pool makes it very popular all over the world. Taj Mahal by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan 1631 AD by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan 1631 AD Copyright/


THE MOGUL EMPIRE.

Jahan imprisoned and the head of Dara Shikoh sent to him in jail. Shah Jahan lived out his life looking at the Taj Mahal from his prison window. Aurangzeb killed all his brothers and any other collateral male relatives deemed a threat. Aurangzeb takes Shah Jahan Prisoner Mughal Expansion Under Aurangzeb Aurangzeb also known as Alamgir (“World Conqueror”) Aurangzeb launched military campaigns that/


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to their fourteenth child. The emperor was so heartbroken that he decided to build a massive tomb in honor of their love. The two of them were buried together inside the Taj Mahal. Since Shah Jahan loved his wife so much, he used only the finest / made sure that beautiful gems decorated her tomb. The Taj Mahal is one of the wonders of the world. It is also a great tribute to love. The story behind the Taj Mahal… India’s Weather Most of India has a tropical climate with three main seasons. October to March /


THE MOGUL EMPIRE. BABUR 1526-1530 From Central Asia Related to Tamerlane and Genghis Khan. He founded the empire in 1526 when he defeated a Delhi sultan.

lived out his life looking at the Taj Mahal from his prison window. Aurangzeb killed all his brothers and any other collateral male relatives deemed a threat. TAJ MAHAL Shah Jahan built the mausoleum for his wife Mumtaz Mahal in Agra It took 23 years to complete/ and she ran the country." *birth name: Arjumand Banu Begum TAJ MAHAL The structure is 1900’ x 1000’ There is a lot of Persian influence While imprisoned Shah Jahan could see the Taj from his window Legend claims that Shah Jahan had the eyes of /


THE MOGUL EMPIRE. BABUR 1526-1530 From Central Asia Related to Tamerlane and Genghis Khan. He founded the empire in 1526 when he defeated a Delhi sultan.

Jahan imprisoned and the head of Dara Shikoh sent to him in jail. Shah Jahan lived out his life looking at the Taj Mahal from his prison window. Aurangzeb killed all his brothers and any other collateral male relatives deemed a threat. Mughal Expansion Under Aurangzeb Aurangzeb also known as Alamgir (“World Conqueror”) Aurangzeb launched military campaigns that eventually added most of the/


Asian Culture. Ganges River Taj Mahal Mausoleum in India made of white marble Houses the Queen Mumtaz Mahal, for whom the Taj Mahal was built.

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The Taj Mahal is considered the finest exemple of Mughal Architecture, a style that combines element of Persian, Ottoman,Indian and Islamic architectural.

located in Agra, India,built in 1632-by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favorite wife Mumtaz Mahal.The architect was Ustad Ahmad Lahauri From 1983 Taj Mahal becam a Unesco world heritage site end is cites as “the jewel of Muslim art in India”The inlay stones are marble,jasper,jade,leveled and polished to the walls Over 1000 /


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schools of thought: Shafii, Maliki, Hanafi and Hanbali. THE TAJ MAHAL At the heart of the Taj Mahal lies the cenotaphs, the very reason why this monument was built - to make a tomb for Shah Jahans wife Mumtaz Mahal.. Shah Jahans cenotaph lies next to his wife, and that /. Based on the figure above, name and describe the purpose of the building Name: Taj Mahal, Agra, India Function: A mausoleum complex. It was built by Shah Jahan in memory of his favourite wife, Arjumand Banu Begam also known as ‘/


Science: Friction – Parachutes Ahoy! Circuits and Conductors – Lighting up the Taj Mahal Music: Ukulele lessons Exploring rhythmic patterns of India) Bhangra.

What languages do people in India speak? What are the main religions? What traditional games do they play there? Why was the Taj Mahal built? What are the differences between village and city life? When did the British Empire end? What are the most popular / and Chembakolli. Draw Indian style pictures. Learn about the history of India. Learn more about Indian spices. Draw or make a Taj Mahal model Play Indian music on the ukuleles. Learn how to say some words in one of the languages of India. Learn about/


This slide is made for you to: Locate India on a world map Identify India’s flag Explain why the Taj Mahal was built Compare several Indian customs.

died in 1631 when she was giving birth to their fourteenth child. The emperor was so heartbroken that he decided to build a massive tomb in honor of their love. The two of them were buried together inside the Taj Mahal. Since Shah Jahan loved his wife so much, he used only the finest marble. He also made sure that beautiful gems decorated/


IV. Culture of India. A. Taj Mahal Taj Mahal – Most famous work of Islamic architecture Located in India Was built as the tomb of an Indian Queen.

IV. Culture of India A. Taj Mahal Taj Mahal – Most famous work of Islamic architecture Located in India Was built as the tomb of an Indian Queen Taj Mahal B. Music and Film Indians love watching movies and listening to music India makes more movies than any other country in the world Style of music that is unique to /


Taj Plaza – Agra Address Taj Plaza Hotel, Taj Mahal East Gate, Shilpgram, VIP Road, Agra.

Taj Plaza – Agra Address Taj Plaza Hotel, Taj Mahal East Gate, Shilpgram, VIP Road, Agra Intro Taj Plaza is a deluxe 3 star property, which can make your trip memorable with its marvelous services. The hotel is centrally located in Agra, Uttar-Pradesh – The very own city of the “Great Taj Mahal”. As the hotel is in the middle of the city, It is very close to the Mankameshwar/


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Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. The Issue: Environmental pollution spurred by industry and automobiles has long been observed to be progressively destroying the Taj Mahals white marble surface. Petitions of Indian environmentalists have led to a series of court challenges in the Indian Supreme Court and lower courts. The conflict has often pitted business and labor interests against environmentalists and preservationists as well as/


Contents Indian Flag Map of India Mapof India Money Taj Mahal Don’t Religion/language Animals Animals 2.

’t Religion/language Animals Animals 2 This is the Indian flag Contents Money Contents Taj Mahal The Taj Mahal is one of India’s most beautiful land marks. The Taj Mahal was built for Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial of his second wife Mumtaz, who died giving birth to her 14 th child in /it is considered illegal to hug, kiss or show any other type of affection in public. If you go into a temple you have to be dressed in the right sort of clothing e.g. the lady has to ware traditional dress, bangles and lots /


Friezes and Mosaics The Mathematics of Beauty Frieze pattern on the walls of the Taj Mahal.

of Beauty Frieze pattern on the walls of the Taj Mahal. Frieze patterns in the Taj Mahal The gardens and corridors have many frieze patterns. Mosaics in the Taj Mahal The ground around the Taj Mahal is laid with a tiling pattern of four- pointed stars. Palace of mirrors in Jaipur, India The palace complex at Amer Fort near Jaipur has a hall of mirrors. During the day, the chamber/


A Tour of. India... Throughout this presentation, viewers will learn about the country of India. The presentation will offer information regarding India’s.

of India is made up of 28 states and 7 union territories. Places to Visit... Taj Mahal The Taj Mahal is the product of an Indian love story. In 1607, a Mughal prince noticed a girl selling silk and beads along the Meena Bazaar. Five years later, the prince, /Bazaar. Five years later, the prince, Shah Jahan, and the woman, Mumtaz Mahal, were married. After nineteen years of marriage, the woman died and her husband built the Taj Mahal as a monument in her memory in the city of Agra. Places to Visit... Ambaji /


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recognizable buildings. Regarded as the symbol of love, the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan commissioned the Taj Mahal as a mausoleum for his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Its construction began in 1632 and was completed in approximately 1648. Some dispute surrounds the question of who designed the Taj Mahal; it is clear a team of designers and craftsmen were responsible for the design, with Ustad Ahmad Lahauri considered/


Prompt: 15 word summary  Summarize the following paragraph in exactly 15 words: The Taj Mahal is a beautiful monument built in 1631 by an Emperor named.

Prompt: 15 word summary  Summarize the following paragraph in exactly 15 words: The Taj Mahal is a beautiful monument built in 1631 by an Emperor named Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is situated on the banks of river Yamuna at Agra. It looks beautiful in the moonlight. The Taj Mahal is made up of white marble. In front of the monument, there/


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Roman Empire, and is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and engineering. It is the largest amphitheatre in the world. TAJ MAHAL - INDIA - ASIA The Taj Mahalfrom Persian and Arabic, "crown of palaces", pronounced also "the Taj"is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife/


The Great Wall The Great Wall, like the Pyramids of Egypt, the Taj Mahal(1) in India and the Hanging Garden of Babylon(2), is one of the great wonders.

The Great Wall The Great Wall, like the Pyramids of Egypt, the Taj Mahal(1) in India and the Hanging Garden of Babylon(2), is one of the great wonders of the world. Starting out in the east on the banks / Mountain Chains through five provinces--Liaoning, Hebei, Shanxi, Shaanxi, and Gansu--and two autonomous regions--Ningxia and Inner Mongolia, binding the northern China together. Notes:1. the Taj Mahal in India 印度的泰姬陵 2. the Hanging Garden of Babylon 巴比伦的空中花园 If one doesn’t climb The Great Wall, he is not/


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was built by Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz. THE INDIAN WONDER:TAJ MAHAL Northern India has its own significance due to diverse culture; amazing monuments, wildlife, rivers, religion and climate. BACK INDEXNEXT Set like a jewelled crown on the map of India, Kashmir is a many faceted diamond, changing character with the seasons - always extravagantly beautiful.Three Himalayan ranges, Karakoram, Zanaskar and/


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independence from Great Britain in 1947. Symbolizes sky and ocean Represents peace, unity, truth Travlinman43 autan Wikimedia Commons The Taj Mahal is considered one of the wonders of the world. It stands amid acres of gardens on the banks of the/.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1e/Indiandishes.jpg Wikipedia commons Kathakali (Malayalam: pronounced [kət ̪ʰ əkə ɭ i]) is a highly stylised classical Indian dance-drama noted for its attractive make-up of characters, their elaborate costumes, detailed gestures and well-/


Taj Mahal By Tiffani Odle 3-205. Table Of Contents Why was it built? Who was it built for? When was it built? Where was it built? What was it made of?

built? What was it made of? Why was it built? The Taj Mahal was built in memory of an emperor’s wife. The emperor’s name was Shah Jahan. Who was it built for? It was built for Mumtaz Mahal. She had died on June 17,1631. When was it built? /it built? It was built in Agra, India. Agra is a city on the banks of the river Yamuna in the nothern state of Uttar Pradesh,India. What was it made of? It was made of white domed marble. A style that combines elements from Islamic,Indian,and Persian architectural styles./


Indian empire that ruled for more than 300 years (1526 to 1858), except for a brief period under the Sur sultans (1540-1555).

and painting from his court, but he allowed architectural art, such as the Pearl Mosque and the Taj Mahal. Nearly 400 monuments have survived a time-span of 132 years. White marble and red sandstone was favored. Semi-precious gemstones were popular / his father’s love of literature and art. During his reign the Mughal Empire experienced a cultural golden age. Greatest example of Mughal architecture, Taj Mahal built during his reign Designed by Persian architects, displays elements of Indian, Persian, Muslim/


INDIA So much more than the Taj Mahal. WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT INDIA? 1. What is the capital city? 2. Can you name any other cities? 3. What is the dominant.

in the world. In many ways Varanasi epitomizes the very best and worst aspects of India, and it can be a little overwhelming RED FORT, DELHI Built by the same Shah Jahan who built the Taj Mahal GOA A small Indian state with a high quality of life, high GDP Former Portuguese colony Known for its beautiful beaches LAKE PALACE The Lake Palace in Lake/


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alluring Bagh is one of the universally admired masterpieces of worlds heritage, the Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal is a jewel of Indian art. Listed as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World (2000-2007), the Taj Mahal represents the finest architectural and artistic achievements through perfect harmony and excellent craftsmanship. THE TAJ MAHAL Behind the Taj Mahal, a panoramic view of present day India can be seen, which with/


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Seven new wonders of the World Taj mahal located in Agra (India),built in 17th century, built by emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal, died during the birth of their 14th child a white marble mausoleum is jewel of Muslim art Great Wall of China: series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, defending China from people of/


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Akbar the Great Facts  Inside the Fort, Diwan-i-Aam, Diwani-i-Khas, Jahangiri Mahal, Khas Mahal, Anguri Bagh, Golden Pavilions, Musamman Burj  When Aurangzeb imprisoned his father Shah Jahan, he viewed the construction of Taj Mahal from Musamman Burj (a tower with a marble balcony, which provides best view of Taj Mahal) Agra Fort 28 29 Golconda Fort 30 Located in Golconda, near HyderabadHyderabad Built in 13th/


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waged campaigns on the northwestern frontier of the Hindu Kush and in the Deccan plateau. Shah Jahan founded a new capital at Delhi in 1648 to supersede Agra. When Shah Jahans wife, Mumtaz Mahal, died delivering her thirteenth child, he ordered construction of the Taj Mahal at Agra as an enduring monument. 5. With no formal procedure for succession, Shah Jahans two sons struggled/


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shared his father’s love of literature and art. During his reign the Mughal Empire experienced a cultural golden age. Greatest example of Mughal architecture, Taj Mahal built during his reign Designed by Persian architects, displays elements of Indian, Persian, Muslim / Peacock Throne Flanked by two sculpted peacocks, encrusted with gold, diamonds, emeralds, other gems Symbol of Mughal Majesty Taj Mahal Red Fort Wars Series of wars against India’s neighbors also added to Shah Jahan’s need for money Many /


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garden surrounding the area. Decide if each statement is true, false, or an inference. A.Shah Jahan adored his wife. B.The Taj Mahal was built for Mumtaz Mahal’s enjoyment. C. The Taj Mahal is located in India. D.The Taj Mahal took more than twenty Years to build. 8-16-13 Answers A.Inference B.False C.True D.True 8-19-13 On May 5, 1930/


The New 7 Wonders of the World. The 7 Wonders of the World include: The Taj Mahal Petra Machu Picchu The Great Wall of China The Colosseum Christ the.

Picchu The Great Wall of China The Colosseum Christ the Redeemer Chichen Itza The Taj Mahal Located in Agra, India Built between 1632-1653 by Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife. The Taj Mahal holds the 2 tombs that holds the couple. Attracts 2-4 millon people a year. Petra A historical city located in Ma’an Governorate, Jordan. Established around 7000 BCE as/


I want to go to the two states of India Like Chennai and agra At first I am going to agra In agra there is a taj mahal (one of the seven wonders), agra.

want to go to the two states of India Like Chennai and agra At first I am going to agra In agra there is a taj mahal (one of the seven wonders), agra fort, Akbar tomb, marble palace etc. In Chennai there is are mountains for hiking, rivers/ victory war memorial, MGM dizzee world, Vivekananda house etc. History and other Agra is a city Most of the Mughals are from here Taj mahal What did I pack? 1 st Day Go for visit to the taj mahal (one the seven wonders) Agra fort Marble art palace 2 nd Day Take rest Take/


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left hand and the figure of Nike (victory) in his right hand. The Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal on the banks of the river Yamuna as a tomb (坟墓) for his wife. It was built in 22 years (1631 to 1653) by 20,000 workmen./ The building is made of white marble (大理石). A beautiful garden surrounds (环绕) the Taj Mahal. In front of the main entrance to the building there is Taj Mahal in the reflection from the water. King Nebuchadnezzar Ⅱ of Babylon(605-562 BC) built the/


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The symbol of Indian Hospitality, has recently completed the centenary of its Land mark hotel.  The Taj mahal palace Hotel was built in indo-saracenic style by Jamshed ji Tata and first open its doors to guest on 16 December 1903  On that time Watsons Hotel is a largest hotel in India. But that is for “whites only”  Mostly it is considered that/


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died in 1631 when she was giving birth to their fourteenth child. The emperor was so heartbroken that he decided to build a massive tomb in honor of their love. The two of them were buried together inside the Taj Mahal. Since Shah Jahan loved his wife so much, he used only the finest marble. He also made sure that beautiful gems decorated/


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Machu Picchu was lost to mankind for hundreds of years. It is a Cultural feature because it was the center of Inca culture. 6. The Taj Mahal is the worlds most beautiful ___________? A.TombTomb B.PalacePalace C.BusinessBusiness SORRY – WRONG ANSWER Please click here/ question. Try Again!click here I am Smiling The Taj Mahal which is located in India and is the worlds most beautiful tomb. 7. What monument is the best known symbol of democracy? A.Tower BridgeTower Bridge B.Statue of LibertyStatue of Liberty C/


Taj Mahal The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum located in Agra, India Building was started in 1632 and was completely finished in 1653 It was built to house the.

Taj Mahal The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum located in Agra, India Building was started in 1632 and was completely finished in 1653 It was built to house the tomb of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan’s wife It receives a lot of tourism, with over 3 million visiting the mausoleum in 2015. Due to pollution, cars and buses arent allowed Michael Maguire The Parthenon The Parthenon is/


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of his beloved late wife.Built out of white marble and standing in formally laid-outwalled ardens, the Taj Mahal is regarded a the most perfect jewel of Muslim art in India. The emperor was consequently jailed and, it is said, could then only see /the Taj Mahal out of his small cell window. http://pariworld.in The Pyramid at Chichén Itzá (before 800 A.D.) http://pariworld.in MEXICO Chichén Itzá, the most famous Mayan temple city, /


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or દિવાળી Gujarati Or होली Hindi Diwali or Divali is the festival of light. ccc Taj Mahal The Taj Mahal is Indias most Famous Building. It was built by........... for his Wife Mumta Mahal. The Taj Mahal Clothing In India it is hot so they need to were lose, cool clothing./ The girls were saris. They are cool comfortable. For work they wear plain saris and on a species day they wear saris/


Rulers and buildings Qutub minar. Rulers and buildings In this chapter we will discuss about a few buildings and temples along with their architecture.

Jahan, in Agra on the bank of river Yamuna. The dwelling was located at the edge of Chahar Bagh, close to the river. Taj Mahal is also called as Mumtaz Mahal as it was constructed in the memory of his wife Mumtaz. Tax Mahal was constructed over a period of twenty-two years, employing twenty thousand workers. It was completed in 1648 C.E. at/


Cemeteries- Christians, Jews, Muslims – Egyptian pyramids/Taj Mahal Cremation- Hindus/Buddhists/ Kovacs Death by Religion! No pun intended…

- Hindus/Buddhists/ Kovacs Death by Religion! No pun intended… Cremation near Taj Mahal RECAP! Buddhism First universalizing religion (India) Siddhartha Guatama (budda) Diffusion – India, China, / Shintoism Taoism (Daoism) Confucianism Shamanism Animism Secularism- indifferent to religion or rejecting all together. Movement away from control of life by a religion. Theocracy-government run by religion Variations in Distribution of Religions (1) Origin of religions – Origin of universalizing religions – Origin/


Do Now Copy Vocabulary Subcontinent – A large land mass that juts out from a continent. India is considered a subcontinent Monsoon – The winds that blow.

winter they are dry unless they have crossed warm ocean currents Citadel – A fortress within a city Migrate – to relocate from one place to settle in another Caste – A social class of people Conscripted – forced into services, a draft is a form of conscription The Taj Mahal Why was the Taj Mahal built? The Taj Mahal was built as a mausoleum for the wife of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. What did Sha/


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NEH Summer Institute 2013 Getting Around The Metro - for the “efficient” traveler Metro – clean and efficient Even a “Ladies Only” Car For the “Adrenaline Junkie” traveler- Knock at death’s door in the auto-rickshaw Forget the /at dawn in the rain Details Twin Mosques each side View of Entry Gate from Taj View from the formal gardens Taj Mahal Perimeter Walk View of Yamuna River from rear Shah Jahan, the builder View of Taj across Yamuna River from his prison Room The holy Hindu city of Varanasi (formerly /


Ancient India. Indian Geography India is a subcontinent – Defintion: A very large, self-contained land mass that is part of a larger continent, in this.

wealth – The Mughals re-established trade routes across the world Taj Mahal Greatest Mughal palace is known as the Taj Mahal (crown of palaces) Designed by Mughal ruler Shah Jahan as a mausoleum for his beloved wife Meant to build an identical black palace across from the Taj Mahal, but died before its construction was completed Taj Mahal Fall of the Mughal Empire The Mughal Empire was conquered by/


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