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Alberuni’s India: An account of the religion, philosophy, literature, geography, chronology, astronomy, customs, laws and astrology of India about AD 1030, 2 Vols (bound in one)

By: Edward C. Sachau

Price: $42.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 039311

ISBN: 8121505623

Condition: New


Alberuni, or, as his compatriots called him, Abu Raihan was a contemporary of Sultan Mahmud of Ghazani, the leading monarch of Asian history in between AD 997-1030. Alberuni has left behind a monumental account in Arabic in the form of Tahqiq ma lil-Hind (AD 1030), more usually known in English as his India or Indica. While the ruthless conqueror Mahmud was harrying India by fire and sword destroying and plundering its cities and temples, the great Arabic scholar engaged himself in studying the culture and civilzation of the country. He has included in his account the religion, philosophy, lit... View more info