Slave Dynasty – Medieval India Part 3

Qutb-ud-din Aibak (1206-1210) Qutb-ud-din Aibak was enslaved as a boy and sold to Sultan Muhammad Ghori at Ghazni. Impressed with his ability and loyalty the Sultan elevated him to the rank of... Read more »

The Arab and their Conquest in India – Medieval India Part 2

The Arab The Arab governor of Iraq, Hajjaj Bin Yusuf, under the pretext of acting against the pirates, sent two military expeditions against Dahar, the ruler of Sind, one by land and... Read more »

Advent of Arabs in India – Medieval India part 1

Advent of Arabs: The Context The geographical location of Arabia facilitated trade contact between India and Arabia. As sea-faring traders the pre-Islamic Arabs had maritime contacts with the western and eastern coasts... Read more »