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Alberuni's India: An Account of the Religion, Philosophy, Literature, etc. of India About A.D. 1030 (2 vols)

Price : $59.75
ISBN # : 9788120608627
Author : Edward C. Sachau & C. Alberuni Sachau
pages: 0
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Asian Educational Services
Published : 1993

Abu Raiham Mahamed ibs Ahmed Albe Alberuni, or an his compatriots cassed him Abu Raiham was born in 973 in the feretory of modern ichiva, then called khwarizm. He distinguished himself early in Science and Literature and played a political part as councillors of the ruling prince of this native country of the mamuni family. Alberuni self a strong inch nation toward Indian Philosophy 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. 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 gresce and other civilizations. Apart from being an author Alberui was also a physical scholar, and wrote extensively on natural science, optics, mechanics, mineralogy and chemistry.

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