Book/Printed MaterialCollection of the Treatises of al-Ṭūsī. Naseer al-Din (or al-Naseer) al-Tusi (1201--74 AD, 597--672 AH) was a Muslim Persian polymath. He was born in Tus, Khorasan, in present-day Iran. Al-Tusi witnessed the great invasion of the Islamic world by the Mongols, whom he later joined. He was said to have been in the company of Hulegu Khan when the latter destroyed the Abbasid capital of Baghdad in 1258 AD. Al-Tusi,...
- Contributor: Ṭūsī, Naṣīr Al-Dīn Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
- Date: 1938
- Resource: - 384 pages
Book/Printed MaterialSind revisited: with notices of the Anglo-Indian army; railroads; part, present, and future, etc. The English explorer and author Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821-90) began his long and adventurous career in India, where he arrived in 1842 to join the 18th regiment of Bombay infantry as a young commissioned officer. In 1844 Burton's regiment was posted to Sind, the province located in present-day southeastern Pakistan, at that time only recently annexed by the British. Burton lived in Sind...
- Contributor: Burton, Richard Francis
- Date: 1877
Book/Printed MaterialCabool: a personal narrative of a journey to, and residence in that city, in the years 1836, 7, and 8. Cabool: A Personal Narrative of a Journey to, and Residence in that City, in the Years 1836, 7, and 8 is an account of an 18-month voyage undertaken by Sir Alexander Burnes and three companions by order of the governor-general of India. The purpose of the journey was to survey the Indus River and the territories adjoining it, with the aim of opening up...
- Contributor: Burnes, Alexander
- Date: 1843