The Golden Age of the Mughals: The Court of Shah Jahan, 1628


The year is 1628 and Shabab-ud-din Muhammad Khurram, better known as Shah Jahan, has just ascended to take his rightful place on the throne as the fifth Mughal Emperor. The illustrious emperor has just defeated his younger brother in a battle for rule over this nation. Although his place on the throne is secure, Shah Jahan’s enemies abound. From making critical decisions about whether or not to show his rebellious family members mercy, to maintaining one of the largest empires in the world, to ushering in a Golden Age of art and architecture in the Mughal Empire, the king has his hands full. It is up to you, delegates of Shah Jahan’s court, to help the King of the World navigate his new role and guide him responsibly through times of both war, peace, treachery and progress. Are you up to it?