Arab Traders

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Surti Muslims - Origin
... Arab origins of Vohras are suggested because 'Mas'udi, a well known Arab topographer visited Bharuch and Khambhat in 303/915, and when he reached Chaimur, a port close to ... in their Safar (travel logs and ledgers) that a large number of Arab traders were present in India in Kambhayath (Cambay, present day Khambhat), Bharuch (Broach), Chaimur ... in the beginning of the 4th century, he spoke of a presence of what he estimated to be 10,000 Arab Muslims in one area of Gujarat alone ...
History Of Islam - Universal Period and Decentralization - Southeast Asia
... But, More than Two Thousands years ago Arab traders from Yaman had been connected to other far east Asia through trading and traveling by sea ... The trader from Arab is the intermediary trader between Europe to African, Indian, South East Asian, and Far East Asian, including Japan and China ... They were not just sold goods from Arab, but also goods from Africa, India, and so on, such as ivory, fragrance, spice, seasoning, gold, etc ...

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