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FOREIGN CONTACTS: IBN BATTUTA’S ACCOUNTS

Foreign contact: Ibn Battuta’s accounts Ibn Battuta (1304–1369) was a Moroccan explorer and occupies premier position among the writer of travelogues. He is known for his extensive travels, accounts of which were published in Rehla (Journey) in Arabic, a part of which is devoted to his experiences of the Indian life. He came to India […]

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Al-Biruni’s India

Albiruni’s India Alberuni (c. 972-1048) 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 of Mahmud […]

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Kalhan’s Rajtarangini

Kalhan’s Rajtarangini Rajatarangini (“The River of Kings”) is a historical chronicle of the early Kashmir. It covers the entire span of history in the Kashmir region from the earliest times to the the date of its composition in 12th century. It was written in Sanskrit by Kashmiri historian Kalhana in the 12th century CE. The […]

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