Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936)

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Rampur
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, an Indian state in Rohilk̲h̲and under the political supervision of the government of the United Provinces. It is bounded on the north by the district of Nainī Tāl; on the east by Bareilly; on the south by the Bisauli taḥṣīl of Budāūn; and on the west by the district of Morādābād.

The early history of Rāmpur is that of the growth of Rohilla power in Rohilk̲h̲and. After the establishment of Muslim rule. in India large bodies of Afg̲h̲āns or Paṭhāns settled down in the country. So powerful did they become that they were twice able to establish their rule in northern In…

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Davies, C. Collin, “Rampur”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 23 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_3672>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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