Mughal India

Vittorio A. van Bijlert bijlert at LETMAIL.LET.LEIDENUNIV.NL
Sat Nov 20 12:15:54 EST 1999


----- Original Message -----
From: Ruth Laila Schmidt <r.l.schmidt at EAST.UIO.NO>
To: <INDOLOGY at LISTSERV.LIV.AC.UK>
Sent: Friday, November 19, 1999 2:30 AM
Subject: Mughal India


Dear members of the list,

This request came to me today. Unfortunately I don't have all the answers.
Perhaps some of you can help. His email address is given below.

With best wishes,

Ruth Schmidt>>
>>
>Envelope-to: edle.stang at east.uio.no
>Date: Thu, 18 Nov 1999 00:00:48 +0100 (CET)
>From: youri martini <youmar at yahoo.it>
>Subject: Mughal India
>To: edle.stang at east.uio.no

>>YOURI MARTINI
>>VIA ROMA 51
>>18010 SANTO STEFANO AL MARE
>>IMPERIA
>>ITALIA
>>
>>
>>            My name is Youri Martini. I am a student
>>of the last
>>course of modern history at the University of Genova
>>(Italy).
>>At the moment I'm getting together all kind of
>>materials and authentic
>>documents concerning the catholic churches and their
>>movement of
>>evangelization in India (XVI and XVII century) in
>>order to write my degree thesis.
>>My work is based on the analysis of  Gentilesimo
>>cofutato, a book
>>written by a benedectin monk, don Clemente Tosi, in
>>1669. I think
>>this text was used as a handbook by catholic
>>missionaries going to India.
>>The main problem is my own deep ignorance of the
>>actual location
>>of towns and provinces in the ancient India Mughal.
>>In addiction to it, the names of towns and provinces
>>as we find
>>them reported in Gentilesimo confutato are spelled in
>>ancient Italian
>>according to the way they were pronounced and not as
>>they were actually
>>written at the time and maybe nowadays as well.
>>I therefore find myself without any positive
>>geographical reference.
>>I enclose a list including all towns and provinces
>>quoted in the
>>book, in order to give You a more detailed idea of
>>what I mean.
>>Moreover  I'd like to have as many pieces of
>>information as You
>>can find, concerning the historical, economical and
>>political background
>>about the towns and provinces I mentioned above,dating
>>back to Aurangzeb's time.
>>Looking forward to receiving Your found answer .
>>
>>
>>
>>Yours  faithfully
>>Youri Martini
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>IL GENTILESIMO CONFUTATO BY DON CLEMENTE TOSI
>>
>>
>>
>>PROVINCES AND TOWNS OF MUGHAL EMPIRE (AURANGZEB'S
>>TIME)
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>1)KABUL
>> -towns: Kabul, Chere Cullouv(=Sher Gulab?, Charikar?)
>>         Gorebonda(=?)
>>
>>2)KANDAAR
>> -town: Kandaar, Calabiche(=Qala Bist?),
>>Chusechunam(=?), Cazicham(or Grees)(=?)
>> -river: Sabaa(=?)
>> -mountain: Corazan(=Khorasan?)
>>
>>3)MULTAN
>> -towns: Multan, Catzan(=?), Dukeen(=?), Durves(=?)
>>
>>4)HAJACAN(=?)
>>  (desert)
>>
>>5)BAKER(=Bhakkar?, Baqir?)
>> -towns: Baker(=?), Seivan(=Sehwan?)
>>
>>6)SINDH
>> -towns: Tatta, Diul(=?)
>>
>>7)SORET(=?)
>> -towns: Soret(=?), Ninovi(=Nadevi?), Cacha(=Katch?),
>>Giangar(=?)
>>
>>8)GUJARAT
>> -towns: Cambay, Mangerol(=Mangrol), Patan, Diu,
>>Amadabat, Goga(=Gogha?),
>> Sarques(=Sarkhej?), Campanel(=Champaner?), Surat,
>>Daman(Damao),
>>Goa, Bazain(Bassein), Dabul(=Dabhol?)
>>
>>9)CHITOR
>> -towns: Chitor, Ratimpore(=Rathambhor)
>>
>>10)IESELMEERE(=Jaisalmer)
>> -towns: Ieselmeere, Marum(=?)
>>
>>11)IENGAPOR(=?)
>> -town: Ienupa(or Iengapor)(=?)
>>
>>12)KASHMIR
>> -town: Shrinagar
>>
>>13)PANG-AB(=Punjab)
>> -town: Lahor
>>
>>14)IENUBA(=?)
>> -town: Ienba(=?)
>>
>>15)ATTAK(=Attok)
>> -towns: Attak, Assam-Abdal(=Hasan Abdal)
>>
>>16)DELY(=Delhi)
>> -towns: Sirynama(=?), Tanasar(=Thanesar?), Dely
>> -river: Setmego(=?)
>>
>>17)BANDO(=Bandogarh?)
>> -towns: Bando(or Biana), Mearta(=Merta?),
>>Hendovune(=Hindaun?)
>> -mountain: Marva(=?)
>>
>>18)BERAR(=?)
>> -towns: Sarampore(=Serampur?), Sirange(=Shrangam?)
>>
>>19)MALVA(=Malwa)
>> -towns: Ugen(=Ujjain?), Calleada(=?)
>> -river: Cepra(=Kshipra?)
>>
>>20)KANDISC(Khandesh)
>> -towns: Mandoa(=Mandu?), Hassare(=?),
>> Tualnere(=Thalner),Brodera(or Radiapore)(=Baroda?,
>>Broda?)
>>
>>21)GVALIOR(=Gwalior)
>> -town: Gvalior
>>
>>22)NARVAAR(=Narwar?)
>> -town: Gelmol(=?)
>>
>>23)PURROPIA(=Purabia?)
>> -towns: Agra, Duolpore(=Dholpur),
>>Fettipore(=Fatehpur), Secandra(Sikandra?),
>>Itay(Etawah?), Ilavas(or Halebasse)(=Allahabad?)
>>
>>24)BAKAR(=?)
>> -towns: Cannove(=Kinaur?), Bikanaer,
>>Lacannove(=Lucknow?), Ouden(Audh?),
>>Iounpore(=Jaunpur?)
>>
>>25)SENEBAL(or DO-AB)(=?)
>> -towns: Sambal(=Chambal?), Sansaram(=Sassaram?),
>>Anavas(=?)
>>
>>26)PATNA
>> -town: Potan
>>
>>27)NAGRACUT(=Nagarcot?)
>> -town: Nakarkar(=Nagatcot?)
>>
>>28)BANSISK(=?)
>> -town: Behisur(=?)
>>
>>29)SIBA(=(Shiva?)
>> -town: Harduavir(=Hardwar?)
>>
>>30)KAKARES(=?)
>> -towns: Kakares(=?), Pulhora(=?), Dankaler(=?)
>> -mountain: Dalanguer(=?)
>>
>>31)GOR(=?)
>> -town: Gor
>> -river: Perselly(=?)
>>
>>32)PEYTAN(=Paithan?)
>> -town: Peytan
>> -river: Kanda(=?)
>>
>>33)KANDVANA(=Godwana?)
>> -town: Karabatek(=?)
>>
>>34)ISUAL(=?)
>> -town: Raipore(=Raipur?)
>>
>>35)MEUSAT(=?)
>> -town: Narnel(=Narnaul?)
>>
>>36)UDEZA(=Vidisha?)
>> -town: Iekanar(=?)
>>
>>37)BENGALA(including twelve provinces)
>> -towns: Banaros(=Varanasi?), Patana(Patna?),
>>Moguer(=Monghyr?),
>>Rajamol(=Rajamahal?), Govro(=Gaur?),
>>Baligata(=Ballighat?), Katabro(=?),
>>Bulva(=?), Chatigan(=Chatgaon?), Siripur(=Sirpur?),
>>Noricul(=?),
>>Tamboli(=?), Daka(=Dhaka), Solimanas(=?), Bacala(=?),
>>Mussammabazar(=Kasimbazar?),
>>Satagan(=Satgaon?), Ugulim(=Hooghly?), Pequeno(=?),
>>Angelim(=?),
>>Balassor, Pipli, Cateka(=Cuttack?), Aripur(=?),
>>Piplipatan(=?),
>>Narsingapatan(=?), Mussulapatan(=Masulipatan),
>>Arcipur(=?), Midinimpur(=Midnapur?),
>>Ramaxandrapur(=Rajamahendri?), Ialassor(=Jalesar?),
>>Narangor(=?), Burdua(=Burdwan?), Banja(=?)
>> -river: Ader(=?)
>> -islands: Kandekan(=?), Sagor
>>
>>38)DECAN
>> -towns: Obatebal(=?), Deder(=?)
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>=====
>>
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>>
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Ruth Laila Schmidt
Dept of East European and Oriental Studies
University of Oslo
P.O. Box 1030 Blindern
N-0315 Oslo, Norway
Phone: (47) 22 85 55 86
Fax: (47) 22 85 41 40
Email: r.l.schmidt at east.uio.no



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