Tag: Delhi Sultanate

Delhi Sultanate Architecture

Delhi Sultanate Architecture: The architecture during the Delhi Sultanate was utilitarian. Congregational prayers were preferred by the Muslims, hence the construction of mosques became significant. These mosques outlived the age to provide us with valuable information about architectural patterns. The main features of the monuments of this period were- Arch and Dome- The earlier beam and …

Disintegration of Delhi Sultanate

Causes for the Disintegration of Delhi Sultanate: The rule of Delhi Sultans lasted for over three centuries- A.D. 1206-1526. There were many causes that led to the disintegration of Delhi Sultanate. These were: The Sultans of Delhi Sultanate believed in the power of the military. They came and conquered India by the force of their armies. …

The Slave Dynasty (1206 – 1290)

Slave Dynasty Important Facts: Mohammed Ghori had no son to succeed him and so after his death, his able slave and viceroy Qutb-ud-din Aibak declared himself his successor in A.D. 1206. The period from A.D. 1206-1290 is known as the period of the Delhi Sultanate. The earliest Sultans of Delhi were known as Ilbarik Sultans as …