Apr 20, (a) KITAB-UL-HIND was written by AL-BIRUNI in Arabic language KITAB-UL- HIND is simple and lucid and a voluminous text divided into 80 chapters on. Sep 30, Most of the works of Al-Biruni are in Arabic. Kitab Tarikh Al-Hind and Aims of Writing it. Al-Biruni’s Kitab-ul-Hind is simple and lucid. It is divided. were incorporated in Mahmud’s Indian army; and Al- beruni—what Geography. Kitab-almanshurdt. marching to Hind or India proper we start from the.
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The question of his freedom of movements has to be raised as well. The first amongst these was language. To consider the political conditions of different parts of the Ghaznavid empire would constitute clues in this regard. Promotion of scholarship was essential for rulers at that time. Robarts — University of Toronto. Biruni also employed astronomy in hinx determination of his theories, which jl complex mathematical equations and scientific calculation that allows one to convert dates and years between the different calendars.
American Federation beeruni Astr. However, their individual characters and manners differ as bodies with which they are united differ. He also gave an elaborate account of the climate, physical features, rivers, and mountains of India, especially of the northern parts. The Megalith monuments have been found in many parts of the world and in the Indian subcontinent, they occur in far south, the Deccan plateau, the Vindhyan and Aravali ranges, and the north-west. Between the Vaisya and Sudra, there is no very great distance.
The former strives to conceive abstract ideas and to define general principles while the later is happy with the derived rules without going into details. The Venture of Islam: During his stay at Ghazni, he must have had greater opportunities of pursuing his studies on India. Early Medieval India and the Expansion of Islam. They are haughty, foolishly vain, self-conceited, and stolid.
Al-Biruni’s Discovery of India: November 26, thru’ December 12, Pihu Rani 8 November at Moreover the rare pieces of evidence of his observations concern sites in Pakistan — mainly Punjab — but not in present-day India. In the conquered world as well, the positive evidence shows that the sources of information were both oral and written.
Since it is forbidden to eat the remains of a meal, every single man must have his own food for himself. Sec- ondly, in the period ranging from tomany writings related to medicine, pharma- cology, toxicology and philosophy were studied and translated.
Al-Biruni divides Hindus into an educated and an uneducated class. Kitab al- Hind as a source of Indian history: Student was kind enough to check my English.
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He also mentions about Polygamy in his berunni and writes that some Hindus were of the view that the number of wives depends on the caste, that a Brahman could take four wives, a Kshatriya three, a Vaisya two and a Sudra one accordingly. But, his details are brief and mostly just list rulers without referring to bwruni real names. He expresses his objective with simple eloquence: Criticisms To Al-Beruni the Hindus were excellent philosophers, good mathematicians and astronomers, though [out of a certain self-confidence] he believes himself to be superior to them, and disdains to be put on a level with them.
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Thirdly, Indians, especially the Malabar people traded extensively via coastal routes with a variety of cultures including Arabs and Chinese. Beyond the conquered world: I shall not produce the arguments of our antagonists in order to refute such of them, as I believe to be in the wrong.
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He sums up the Hindu definition of God in the following words: It was limited to the north west. Much, however, as these classes differ from each other, they live together in the same towns berui villages, mixed together in the same houses and lodgings.
At the same time he pointed out that within Islam all men were considered equal, differing only in their observance of piety. Hindus considered Muslims violent and impure, and did not want to kirab anything with him.
See the online converter: Unlike the prevalent Puranic traditions of recording the genealogies or the west Asian Tarikh tradition of narrating the political history in a chronological manner, the work is of a very berunu nature.
Astronomy in the medieval Islamic world. These guilds, we are informed do not live with the rest of the community and generally had their living quarters on the periphery or outskirts of towns and villages.