By Edward C. Sachau
In 1017 CE, on the behest of Sultan Mahmud of Persia, Alberuni, sometimes called Al-Biruni, travelled to India to profit in regards to the Hindus and to debate with them questions of faith, technology and literature and what shaped the very foundation in their civilization. He remained in India for 13 years, his exploration and learn of the rustic gave strategy to a scholarly paintings that, in its profound knowing of just about all elements of Indian existence, remained unrivaled for 8 hundred years.
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Alberuni's India by Edward C. Sachau