Muslim chronicles for Indian history

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Muslim chronicles for Indian history are chronicles regarding history of the Indian subcontinent written from Muslim perspective. The chronicles written in Arabic or Persian are valuable sources for Indian history.

This is a chronological list of major chronicles, authors and the region they cover.

# Chronicle Author Date Ruler Region Links
1 Futûhu’l-Buldãn al-Bilãdhurî -893 Ruler Seistan, Samarqand, Debal, Multan, Kandahar Links
2 Tãrîkh-i-Tabarî Abu Ja‘far Muhammad bin Jarîr at-Tabarî 839-922 Ruler Beykund (Khurasan) Samarqand, Balkh, Kabul Links
3 Tãrîkhu'l-Hind Abû Rîhan Muhammad bin Ahmad al-Bîrûnî 970- Ruler Multan, Thanesar Links
4 Kitãbu’l-Yamînî Abû Nasr Muhammad ibn Muhammad al Jabbãru’l-‘Utbî -1020 Samanid 'Abd al-Malik I Lamghan, Narain, Nardin, Thanesar, Mathura, Kanauj Link
5 Tabaqat-i Nasiri Minhaj-i-Siraj 1193-1259 Bakhtiyar Khilji Bihar, Bengal, Orissa Link


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Dates: The dates are author's known or estimated dates. "r" indicates dates for the patron ruler.