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Published by Sh. M. Ashraf in Lahore .
Written in English



  • India,
  • India.


  • Muslims -- India,
  • India -- Politics and government -- 997-1765

Book details:

LC ClassificationsJQ224 .Q7 1944
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 313 p.
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6520837M
LC Control Number47027159

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The Sultanate of Delhi was a theocracy. The Sultan was the caesura and pope combined in one. It is not correct to say that there was a secular state at time. Islam was the religion of the state and no other religion was recognised. All the sources of. Table Of ContentsChapter 12 THE DELHI SULTANATETHE BACKGROUND OF DELHISULTANATETHE SLAVE DYNASTYKHILJI DYNASTY ( A.D. – A.D.)Jalal-ud-din Firuz Khilji – Alauddin Khilji – Qutb-ud-din Mubarak Shah – TUGHLAQ DYNASTY ( A.D A.D.)THE SAYYID DYNASTY ( A.D. – A.D.)THE LODI DYNASTY ( A.D. A.D.)ADMINISTRATION . Most of the rulers of the Delhi Sultanate called themselves as the Naib (deputy) of the Khalifah and accepted Abbasid Khalifahs as their overlords. Ala-ud-din Mubarak Khalji alone was an exception to it whiles his son Qutb-ud- din Mubarak Khalji went a step .   The empire of the Delhi Sultanate was divided into province foe the convenience of the administration. They were called Iqtas. The number of Iqtas was not fixed and there was no uniformity in their administration. The head of the Iqta was addressed by various names such as naib Sultan, nazim.

  The power of the Delhi sultanate in north India was shattered by the invasion (–99) of Turkic conqueror Timur (Tamerlane), who sacked Delhi itself. Under the Sayyid dynasty (c. –51) the sultanate was reduced to a country power continually contending on an equal footing with other petty Muslim and Hindu principalities.   The Delhi Sultanate was the first Islamic state to be established in India. In a broad-ranging, accessible narrative, Peter Jackson traces the history of the Sultanate Reviews: 2.   Wonderfully well researched engrossing, enlightening' The Hindu The Delhi Sultanate period () is commonly portrayed as an age of chaos and violence-of plundering kings, turbulent dynasties, and the aggressive imposition of Islam on India. But it was also the era that saw the creation of a pan-Indian empire, on the foundations of which the Mughals and the British later built 4/5(1).   The Delhi Sultanate was the first Islamic state to be established in India. This book traces its history from to its demise at the sack of Delhi in While the focus is on military and political affairs, the book also explores the Sultans' relations with their non-Muslim subjects/5.