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10 edition of Alberuni"s India. found in the catalog.

Alberuni"s India.

by Muhammad Ibn Ahmad, Abu al-Raihan al-Biruni.

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Hindu

  • Edition Notes

    Translation of Tārīkh al-hind.

    StatementTranslated by Edward C. Sachau.
    SeriesThe Norton library, N568
    ContributionsEmbree, Ainslie Thomas, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS425 .B5713 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 246 p.
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4424154M
    ISBN 100393005682
    LC Control Number79029490
    OCLC/WorldCa203322


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Alberuni"s India by Muhammad Ibn Ahmad, Abu al-Raihan al-Biruni. Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is packed with important information on India. I highly recommend it to anyone interested in India. Other books like the pilgrimage of Faxian or the Indika of Arrianus are tiny by comparison. I have to stress that this is a 19th century translation.

Until some scholar decides to make a new translation then this is the best we by: 3. A prodigious book by any means.A foreign traveler's view of religion,philosophy,astronomy,customs,laws,geography etc.

of 10th century not entirely a detached account as Al beruni who is not just a traveler but a scholar of astronomy,geology,physics,mineralogy,mathematics,comparative religion in short a polymath slips Cited by: Bīrūnī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad.

Alberuni's India. — An English ed., — London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., — 2 v. Al-Biruni wrote an encyclopedic work on India called Taḥqīq mā li-l-Hind min maqūlah maqbūlah fī al-ʿaql aw mardhūlah (variously translated as "Verifying All That the Indians Recount, the Reasonable and the Unreasonable" or "The book confirming what pertains to India, whether rational or despicable") in which he explored nearly every Born:Kath, Khwarezm, Afrighid dynasty (modern.

ADVERTISEMENTS: Abu Rehn Alberuni whose real name was Mohammad Bin Ahmad was a famous historian, mathematician, philosopher, poet and scholar of the court of Mahmud Ghaznavi.

He spent several years in India. His book ‘Tahquiq-e-Hind’ is a very valuable source of information of economic, political, religious and social conditions prevailing in contemporary India. Nearchus, who explored the coast between Indus and the Persian Gulf, Onesicritus, who later wrote a book about India and Aristobulus, whom Alexander entrusted with certain commisions in India.

Besides this Strabo, who lived in 64 B.C – 19 A.D wrote an important geographical work of which Book XV, Chapter I deals with India. Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Sachau, Edward ioned: ble. Albiruni's India: Part I Alberuni (c. ) was a Persian scholar from the Khwarezm region and spent a large part of his life in Ghazni in modern-day Afghanistan, capital of the Ghaznavid dynasty.

He was the first prominent Muslim Indologist was one of the greatest intellectuals of the eleventh century. Alberuni accompanied the invading hordes. With an active marketplace of over million items, use the Alibris Advanced Search Page to find any item you are looking for.

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