AL-MASUDI
c.888 - 957
Arab Discoverer




Al-Masudi was born in Baghdad and is known as the 'Herodotus of the Arabs' because he was the first Arab to combine history and scientific geography in a large-scale work.

He travelled extensively in India, the Middle East, and Africa.

Al-Masudi wrote a 30-volume history of the world and recounted the experiences of his travels form Europe to India.

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