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Region  Islamic civilization
Era  Islamic Golden Age
Died  957 AD
Main interests  Islamic geography
Name   Abu al Istakhri

Estakhri

Full name  Abu Ishaq Ibrahim ibn Muhammad al-Farisi al Istakhri
School or tradition  Balkhi school

Shahrokh estakhri


Abu Ishaq Ibrahim ibn Muhammad al-Farisi al Istakhri (also known as Estakhri, Persian: استخری‎‎, i.e. from the Iranian city of Estakhr, b. - d. 957 AD [346AH]) was a Persian medieval geographer in medieval Islam and traveler of the 10th century.

Contents

Istakhri AlIstakhri Kitab almasalik wa lmamalik Book of roads and

Shahrokh estakhri


Career

Istakhri Armenia in the Maps of alIstakhri Rouben Galichian Galchian

Estakhri created the earliest known account of windmills. His Arabic language works included masalik al-mamalik (مسالك الممالك, "Traditions of Countries") and Suwar al-Aqaaleem ( صور الاقاليم, "Shapes of the Climes").

Istakhri 211 TITLE World Map of alIstakhri DATE 1193 AUTHOR Abu Ishaq

He was a traveller whose geographical work has been translated into German by Mordtmann. When Istakhari was in the Indus Valley he met another celebrated traveller, Ibn Haukul.


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Istakhri 211 TITLE World Map of alIstakhri DATE 1193 AUTHOR Abu Ishaq
Istakhri 211 TITLE World Map of alIstakhri DATE 1193 AUTHOR Abu Ishaq

References

Istakhri Wikipedia


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