This article was published in Dawn, The Review, November 9-15, 2000. I stand corrected about my statement: ‘There is a less reliable tradition that in Damascus, Taimur held discourse with the famous historian and sociologist Ibn-e-Khaldun.’ In fact, it is the report of the meeting between Taimur and the poet Hafiz that has been questioned […]
This article was published in Dawn, Young World, sometime in 2001 (sorry, I cannot specify the date because I do not have the hard copy right now).
The ellipses (…) in the text do not mean omissions but rather they appear just like that in the original. An insertion that appears in square brackets is new […]