Hudud al-'Alam, The Regions of the World
V. Minorsky

DATES OF THE PRINCIPAL AUTHORITIES
 
 

I. Khurdādhbih first draft 232/846
second   ,,  272/885
Sulaymān written down  237/851
completed by Abū Zayd 304/916
Ya'qūbī, Geography 278/891
Jayhānī became vazīr 302/914
I. Faqīh [used Jayhānī] circa (?) 290/903
I. Rusta circa or after 300/912
Balkhī wrote circa 308/920
Battanī died 317/929
Qudāma, Kitāb al-kharāj after 316/928
Iṣṭakhrī, Kitāb al-masālik written circa 318-21/930-3
published circa 340/951
Mas'ūdī, Murūj al-dhahab 332/943
     „    al-Tanbīh 345/956
Hamdānī died 334/945
I. Ḥauqal circa 367/977
 Ḥudūd al-'Ālam begun 372/982
Maqdisī, Aḥsan al-taqāsim text 375/952
additions 387/997
Bīrūnī, Chronology 390/1000
     „    India circa 421/1030
     „    Canon circa 421/1030
     „    al-Tafhīm circa 421/1030
Gardīzī, Zayn al-akhbār 442/1050
Bakrī died 487/1094
Kāshgharī, Dīwān-l-al-Turk
[or 
466/1074
470/1077]
Idrīsī, Nuzhat al-mushtāq 548/1154
'Aufī, Jawāmi' al-ḥikāyāt before 633/1236
I. Sa'īd lived 610-85/1214-86
Abul-Fidā, Taqwīm al-buldān 721/1321

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