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Author Name    Edward C. Sachau

Title   Alberuni's India: 1030 AD - An account of the Religion, 2 Vols

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Size   14 x 22 Cm

Publisher   New Delhi, India Asian Educational Services 2004

ISBN    8120608623 / 9788120608627

Seller ID   102768

Abu Raiham Mahamed ibn Ahmed Al-beruni, or an his compatriots called him Abu Raiham, was born in 973 in the feudetory of modern Khiva, then called Khwarizm. He distinguished himself early in Science and Literature and played a political part as councilor of the ruling prince of this native country of the Mamuni family. Alberuni felt a strong inclination toward Indian Philosophy, and he seems to have thought that the philosophers in both India and Greece held, in reality, the very same ideas monotheism. In the opening of the book he gives the circumstance that led him to write this book. Alberuni came to India with the invading armies of the Mahumud of Ghazni, and this particular work is dated to belong to the early 11th century A.D. and is exhaustive in its compass. This 2 volume work has 80 chapters that offer copious and informative insights into various aspects of India. Chapters 1 to 11 notice religion, philosophy and related subjects; chapter 12 to 27 is about literature and metrology; chapter 28 to 31 describe the geography, chapter 32 to 62 further elucidate on chronology, astronomy and related subjects; chapter 63 to 79 are on manners and customs, festivals, and related subjects; chapter 80 is on astrology. In this book gives extensive questions from the Classical Hindu authors and presents a picture of Indian civilization as painted by the Hindus themselves. Most chapters begin with an introduction a general nature and consist of three parts: a précis of the subject discussed along with his criticism, then brings forward the doctrines using extensive quotations and finally comparing them with the theories an ancient Greece and other civilizations. Apart from being an author Alberuni was also a physical scholar, and wrote extensively on natural science, optics, mechanics, mineralogy and chemistry.Printed Pages: 892.

Alberuni's India: 1030 AD - An account of the Religion, 2 Vols Edward C. Sachau

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