Hudud al-'Alam, The Regions of the World
A Persian Geography, 372 A.H. - 982 A.D.
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translated and explained by V. Minorsky  (Oxford UP, London, 1937)
Contents                                                                                       Maps (ii. Black Sea lands according to Idrisi, xii. Eastern Europe)
Minorsky's Preface             Barthold's Preface            Dates of the Principal Authorities            Abbreviations

The chapters of the Hudud al-'Alam:
1. Preface — 2. The disposition of the Earth — 3. Seas — 4. Islands — 5. Mountains — 6. Rivers — 7. Deserts — 8. Countries of the World — 9. Chinistan — 10. Hindustan — 11. Tibet — 12. Toghuzghuz and Tatar — 13. Yaghma — 14. Khirkhiz — 15. Khallukh — 16. Chigil — 17. Tukhs — 18. Kimak — 19. Ghuz —
    20. The country of the Pechenegs  —  Commentary
    21. The country of the Khifiakh  —  Commentary
    22. The country of the Majghari  —  Commentary
23. Khurasan — 24. Marches of Khurasan — 25. Transoxiana — 26. Marches of Transoxiana — 27. Sind — 28. Kirman — 29. Fars — 30. Khuzistan — 31. Jibal — 32. Daylaman — 33. 'Iraq — 34. Jazira — 35. Adharbadhagan — 36. Arminiya and Arran — 37. Arabs — 38. Syria — 39. Egypt — 40. Maghrib — 41. Spain —
    42. The country of Byzantium (Rum)  —  Commentary
    43. The country of the Slavs (Saqlab)  —  Commentary1  —  Commentary2
    44. The country of the Rus  —  Commentary
    45. The country of the Inner Bulghar  —  Commentary
    46. The country of the Mirvat  —  Commentary
    47. The country of the Khazarian Pechenegs  —  Commentary
    48. The country of the Alan  —  Commentary
    49. The Country of the Sarir  —  Commentary
    50. The country of the Khazar  —  Commentary
    51. The country of the Burtas [read: Bulghar]  —  Commentary
    52. The country of the Baradhas  —  Commentary
    53. The country of the V.n.nd.r  — Commentary
54. Southern Unhabited lands — 55. Zangistan — 56. Zabaj — 57. Abbyssinia — 58. Buja — 59. Nubia — 60. Sudan — 61. Epilogue

Appendix
Index

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