Rawdatu 's-safa

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Rawdatu 's-safa is an eight-volume series of books by Islamic scholar Muhammad ibn Khwand.[1]

It includes the history of the early kings of Iran and gave an account of the Muslim rulers up to 1523. The eighth volume was a geographical index.[2]


  • English (re-print) via Zavia Books, with translation by Sheikh Syed Mubarik Ali Jilani Hashimi (2005).
  • English in 1832 – “no oriental work that stood higher in public estimation than this”.[2]
  • Nawal Kishore Press, Lucknow, (n.d.) [1]

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