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Chapter 1 Class 7 History - The Medieval World

List some important chronicles available for the study of the medieval period ?



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Important chronicles available for the study of the medieval period are:

  • Some examples of Persian and Turkish chronicles are:
    • Tarikh-i-Firozshahi by Zia-ud-din Barani, which describes the history of sultans of Delhi till the reign of Firoz Shah Tughluq.
    • Tarikh-i-Ferishta by Ferishta, which is a record of the history of the Delhi Sultans from the time of the Turks till the seventeenth century.
    • Khazainul-futuh and Tughluqnama by Amir Khusrau, which deal with the reign of Khaljis and the Tughluqs.

  • Some examples of Sanskrit chronicles are:
    • Rajatarangini by Kalhana, which is a history of the kings of Kashmir.
    • Prithviraj-raso by Chandbardai, which describes the life and adventures of the Chauhan ruler, Prithviraj Chauhan.

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