of the Ilyas Shahis in a broader transhistorical and transregional context; according to ʿAli b. Mahmud Kirmani, the chronicler of the Khalji dynasty of Mandu, the iwan of its madrasa (known as the Ashrafi Mahal, 1442) was greater than the iwan of Ctesiphon. 28 Such transregional intertextual

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offizieller Name: Nepäla Adhiräjya (141 Tsd. km 2 , 21 Mio. Einwohner [1993]). Hauptstadt: Kath-mandu. Die konstitutionelle Monarchie liegt am Südrand des Himalaya zwischen Indien und Tibet. Staatsreligion ist der Hinduismus. Die Zahl der Analphabeten ist sehr hoch: 1981 waren es 79,4% (68

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subsequent journey to Agra. D. William Finch's description of Māndū and Gwalior. E. Coen's narrative of the visit of the Darling to Amboyna and Ceram. F. The fight at Patani and death of Jourdain. Includes index. "Bibliography (by Basil H. Soulsby)": p. [375]-384 Electronic reproduction.

ʿAbdallāh Ṣūfī Shaṭṭārī (d. 1010/1601) was a ḥadīth scholar and a Ṣūfī in the Shaṭṭāriyya order, which was introduced into India by Shāh ʿAbdallāh Shaṭṭār (d. 890/1485 in Mandu). ʿAbdallāh Ṣūfī Shaṭṭārī helped establish a vibrant connection between the centre of Shaṭṭārī Ṣūfī activity in Gujarat

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/1480, ʿAlī Muttaqī was initiated into the Chishtiyya brotherhood (ṭarīqa, lit. “way”) under Bahāʾ al-Dīn Shāh Bājan (d. 911/1506). He served in the court at Māndʾū in his teens, but soon afterwards renounced wo...

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Ḏj̲ād̲j̲pūr) in Uṛīsa, captured the rād̲j̲ā by an artifice and compelled him to surrender several elephants as the price of his freedom. On returning to his kingdom he discovered that Aḥmad I of Gud̲j̲arāt was besieging his capital, Māndū. Hos̲h̲angs̲h̲āh, seizing a favourable opportunity, threw himself into

, state in Central India, under a Marāṭhā ruler; area, 1,775 sq.m.; pop. (1901), 142,115, of whom 9% were Musalmans. The greater part lies upon the fertile plateau of Mālwā, including the historic fortress of Māndū. The town of Dhār — pop. (1901), 17,792 — is a very ancient place, having been the