One of the four great kings of the world?


Ad Honorem
Oct 2012
Des Moines, Iowa
I've seen this said about the Indian king Amoghavarsha in several articles and included in his wiki. Here is the link they cited for this statement.

THE SHAPING OF MODERN GUJARAT : ACHYUT YAGNIK : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

I can't see where Suleiman of Basra makes such a statement so I wonder if it's a bogus claim. Can anyone help?
You can read the account of Suleiman in Vol. 1 of The History of India, as told by its own Historians: The Muhammadan Period, a famous collection of Islamic primary sources translated into English by Sir H.M. Elliot. This book is available for free online. Here is the relevant excerpt from p.3 of the volume:

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