Pre-modern intellectual debates on the knowledge of history and Ẓiyā͗ al-Dīn Baranī’s Tārīkh-i Fīrūzshāhī

@article{Auer2015PremodernID,
  title={Pre-modern intellectual debates on the knowledge of history and Ẓiyā͗ al-Dīn Baranī’s Tārīkh-i Fīrūzshāhī},
  author={B. Auer},
  journal={The Indian Economic and Social History Review},
  year={2015},
  volume={52},
  pages={207 - 223}
}
  • B. Auer
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • The Indian Economic and Social History Review
  • This article connects the Delhi Sultanate historian Ẓiyāʾ al-Dīn Baranī (ca. 684–758/1285–1357) and his thinking on the knowledge of history (ʿilm-i tārīkh) to the broader intellectual milieu developing across South Asia and the Middle East during the seventh/thirteenth and eighth/fourteenth centuries. It situates his contributions within intense debates to define knowledge and the various fields of knowledge traditionally divided between the al-ʿulūm al-naqliyya, the ‘transmitted fields of… CONTINUE READING
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