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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Andrew Ollett Abstract Dhanapāla's hymn to the image of Mahāvīra at Sanchore, composed in Apabhramsha around the beginning of the eleventh century, has been recognized to contain the earliest reference in an Indian language to Maḥmūd of Ghazna's raids in northwestern India in 1024, culminating...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (1): 68–76.
Published: 01 May 1996
... of Mahmud of Ghazna’s (d. 1030) raid on identity that may be “discovered” through a study of the famous Hindu temple of Somnath. Here Ahsan history. takes certain selective elements from Nehru, but with The problem, then, is the myth of Indian unity, to an opposite interpretation.9 The debate...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 234–245.
Published: 01 August 2003
... an Islamic version after a palace coup led by his rebel son Shiruyeh, and of the concept of Iranian government in the preamble the process of his downfall, once again, tends to con- to his history of Mas‘ud (son of Mahmud) of Ghazna. firm our interpretation of the concept of justice used in First he...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 3–19.
Published: 01 August 2002
... He was reputed to be careful of his subjects’ poet Isami’s criticism in his Futuh al-Salatin (Conquests of the welfare and punished those who mistreated them, holding Sultans), which cast the conqueror Mahmud of Ghazna as the court every day and supervising the judicial system in person...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2002) 22 (1-2): 112–118.
Published: 01 August 2002
... to its literary genealogy and is best studied in the Meisami, Medieval Persian Court Poetry (Princeton, 1987), 80-81. context of the period in which it was written. The statements The Ghaznavid poet Farrukhi’s qasidahs for Mahmud of of the poet with regard to his models merit close attention Ghazna...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 May 1996
... as “proofs” of Islamic ag- mini ritually burns herself to death following the gressions in India are numerous enough to form a Rajput code of honor. genre in themselves: the looting of the Temple of The most famous textual retelling of this Rajput Somnath by Mahmud of Ghazna in the 1 lth...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (3): 533–557.
Published: 01 December 2008
...” contained within the arya/mleccha and the Problem of History in Traditional (barbarian) distinction. His words concern the India,” are especially worthy of consideration Turks, who were invading the Northwest fron- outside the context of Sanskrit philology.15 The tier under Mahmud of Ghazna (d. 1030...