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Delhi Sultanate in India

By |2018-09-13T11:20:39+00:00July 20th, 2017|History, India|

Muhammed Ghor, who started the Delhi Sultanate The Mamluks conquer northern India Around 1100 AD, with the Ghaznavids out of the picture, the Mamluks who had already conquered Iran and what is now Pakistan succeeded in conquering the rest of northern India as well, uniting a rich kingdom that was the center of the Silk Road. Wait who were the Ghaznavids? The Delhi [...]

Deccan kingdoms in India

By |2018-04-23T15:00:52+00:00July 19th, 2017|History, India|

Deccan kingdoms: Krishna Deva Raya (possibly), ca. 1500 AD In 1498 AD, when Vasco da Gama first sailed to Calicut in south India, most of South India was part of the Vijayanagara Empire, which was very strong and still growing fast. Further north, the weakness of the Muslim rulers of North India allowed Central India to break free in [...]