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ULAANBAATAR (MONGOLIA), May 17 (NEPS): The Indian Prime MinisterNarendraModi today presented PresidentTsakhiagiinElbegdorj a specially commissioned reproduction of a rare 13th century manuscript on the history of Mongols from the RampurRaza Library, Rampur. CalledJamiutTawarikh, this work was one of the grandest projects undertaken by theIlkhanate kingGhazan Khan (1295-1304) andwas done by the king’s wazirRasheeduddinFazlullahHamedani who wrote it in Persian and chronicled the history up to the reign ofOljeitju (1304-1316). The breadth of coverage of the work often caused itto be dubbed as the first world history. The manuscript has over 80 fine miniature illustrations. The manuscript is a part of Volume 1 of the work and no other copy
of it is known to exist.