ECONOMIC TRADE ROUTES OF MANSURAH DURING ARAB PERIOD OF SINDH FROM 711 AD TO 950 AD

  • Muhammad Hanif Laghari
  • DR. IMDAD ALI KHOWAJA
  • Tooba Shafaq Rajput

Abstract

The geography of Sindh have major role in the development of ancient cultures and societies from Stone Age to the medieval period. The ancient history of Sindh shows Arab dynasties ruling over Sindh from 8th Century to 10th Century AD. Arab understood commercial potential and availability of resources at larger scale and hence decided to include Sindh into their domains of domination. Besides other social factors the Arab’s had trade links from Basra to Qandabil to Gujarat, Malabar, and up to Cylon. In that time, Brahman dynasty ruling the state Raja Dahir was the prince of Brahmanabad. Arabs conquered Sindh in 711 AD and rule. They extend national and international trade with Islamic states and used different routes of dry and naval for export of goods. This research focuses on trade and economy of the period and Mansurah city has become the Islamic city.

Published
2019-03-30