6. India
(789 words)

In volume 2 | book 3, The Decline of Islamic Literature | Section 1, From Mongol Rule Until the Conquest of Egypt by Sultan Selīm I in the Year 1517

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From the very beginning, Islamic culture in India was entirely under Persian influence. |²⁸⁵ In the same way in which Arabic was supplanted more and more by Persian in literary use in Iran, Persian Muslims moving to India with their Turkish or Mongol sovereigns imposed their lan…

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Carl Brockelmann, “6. India”, in: Brockelmann in English: The History of the Arabic Written Tradition Online. Consulted online on 21 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2542-8098_breo_COM_231060>
First published online: 2017

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