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 Ḥadīqat al-aqālīm
(923 words)

‘Garden of the zones’

Allāhyār bin Allāhyār Uthmānī Bilgramī

Date: 1781, 1787

Original Language: Persian


Ḥadīqat al-aqālīm, a topographical-cum-biographical memoir, is deeply influenced by the Ptolemaic geographical concept of the seven zones of the earth. It was completed in 1781, with an epilogue added in 1787. In the seventh zone, Murtaḍā Ḥusain gives a comprehensive account of Europe and the New World, including a detailed re…

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Khan, Gulfishan, “ Ḥadīqat al-aqālīm”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>

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