A History Of India—The Muhammadan Period
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A History Of India—The Muhammadan Period

1926

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However by the close of the first quarter of the eighth century a magnificent Empire stretching from the Atlantic to the frontiers of India owned the supremacy of the Khalif of Baghdad. [...] The Panjab had already accepted the Muhammadan rule and it was now the turn of the rest of Northern India to feel the hand of the Muslim conquerors from the north-west. [...] With the fall of Lahore the whole of the Panjab passed into the hands of the victor and having already secured Sindh Muhammad Ghori was in possesion of the basin of the Indus and in a position to make further advance into the fertile plains of India where he could prosecute a holy war against the idolatrous and prosperous Hindu. [...] In March 1206 as the Sultan was on the march towards Ghazni and had encamped on the bank of the River Jhelum near the village of Dhamiak a body of Gakhars swam across the river during the night overpowered the sentinels and stabbed the Sultan. [...] The Khiijis represented Divisions the power of Islam in Bihar and Bengal ; the of the empire on North-Western Panjab was under Yalduz the the death ruler of Ghazni a Turkoman slave and the of Aibak.

Pages
339
SARF Document ID
sarf.143770
Published in
United States
Title Pages Author/Editor
Prefatory Note i-vii H.L.O. Garrett, Sita Kohli

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Book I.—The Period of Invasions 712-1206 1-27 H.L.O. Garrett, Sita Kohli

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Book II.—The Sultanate of Dehli 1206-1526 28-88 H.L.O. Garrett, Sita Kohli

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Book III.—India In The Fifteenth Century 1398-1526 89-146 H.L.O. Garrett, Sita Kohli

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Book IV.—The Mughal Empire 1526-1707 147-324 H.L.O. Garrett, Sita Kohli

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Index 325-332 H.L.O. Garrett, Sita Kohli

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