The Arm Chair Journal

Travelling to Delhi, taking a 12th century traveller along

Originally published at: https://armchairjournal.com/12-century-traveller-along-delhi/

“Here and there in every mohallah, the mosques raise their heads towards the sky, their domes spread out like the white breasts of a woman bared, as it were, to catch the starlight on their surfaces, and the minarets point to heaven, indicating, as it were, that God is all-high and one.” Ahmed Ali wrote…