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Indian History Part 54 The Slave Dynasty Sect I Qutb ud-Din Aibak

Canberra, 9 September 2016 Prologue Muhammad of Ghur died without siring any sons and not leaving a clearly nominated successor to the empire that he had forged. At the time of his death the Ghur domains were divided into three principalities and administered by three chief nobles who immediately declared their independence—Taj al-Din Yildiz in […]

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Indian History Part 39 BENGAL RISING: Section II THE SENA DYNASTY

Jakarta, 15 April 2015 The Arrival of the Senas Choraganga, the powerful king of Kalinga acceded to the throne in 1076 and almost immediately initiated an offensive campaign to increase the territorial holdings of his kingdom. Around 1080, or maybe a few years later, he conquered the extreme north of Orissa bordering the Pala territory. […]

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Canberra, 25 May 2014 [Part 29 B is the second half of the Chapter ‘Descend into Anarchy’. The first half is also posted along with this as Part 29 A] Nepal In medieval India, the kingdom of Nepal was not considered a separate entity and extended from Sikkim in the east to the Kumaon hills […]

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