Bīrūnī, Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad, Alberuni's India (v. 1)

(London :  Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co.,  1910.)



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250                        ALBERUNPS INDIA.

world is the mountain Girnagar, between our /cAt/xa
and the six other KXtfiara, the throne of heaven. Be¬
tween each two there is burning sand, on which no
foot could stand. The spheres revolve in the climata
like mills, but in ours they revolve in au inclined course,
because our clinia, that one inhabited by mankind, is
the uppermost.
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