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HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL
PERIOD
SAJIDA K
The history of Indian medieval period was
started after the end of ancient age in 550 AD and
it continued till 17th century when the Mughal
Empire had broken. During this long time period
different dynasties rose in power and took a
commanding role in the Indian medieval history.
The land of India was separated as various small
kingdoms from north to south and east to west
and those kingdoms were ruled by different
independent kings..some of them are following..
Chola dynasty was one of the longest ruling
powers in south India. Initially they rose in power
of the state of Tamil at the 2nd century BC in time
of Indian ancient history and they were able to
maintain their control until the 13th century.
The Chalukya Dynasty were in
power of Indian medieval history from
the reign of 600 to 1200 AD in the
state of Deccan. They ruled the
kingdom from a number of capital
city.
Pallavas were a powerful
Dynasties of Andhra
Pradesh in Indian medieval
history in the end of 500 AD.
They ruled from its capital
placed at Pallavapuri, for
disturbance of natural power
they moved it to
Kanchipuram and
established a more strong
empire by the founder of
Pallavas Dynasty Simha
Vishnu.
After death of the great king Shashanka, north India
became a land of end. In the mean time at 750 AD king
Gopala established the Pala Dynasty and rescued
the state of north India, Bihar and West Bengal. The
reign of Pala Dynasty was from 800 AD to 1200 AD.
King Gopala died in 770 AD; he was succeeded by his
son Dharmapala in reign of 770 AD to 781 AD
The Rajput period was an
era of chivalry and feudalism.
The Rajputs weakened each
other by constant fighting. This
allowed the foreigners (Turks)
to embark on victorious
campaigns using duplicity and
deceit wherever military
strength failed against Rajputs.
Rajput or Rajputra is a regional
word of Rajasthan; its mean
Son of king.
Vijaynagar city have a
great historical value in
India. Vijaynagar
Empire was
established by two
brothers Harihara and
Bukka in the middle of
13th century. It
continued for three
centuries and
successfully prevented
the influence of Muslim
sultanates in the
southern India.
A number of Delhi Sultanates were in power
from 1210 AD to 1526 AD. It was founded after
Muhammad Ghori established the Delhi Sultanate
by defeating Prithviraj (Rajput king) in the battles of
2nd Tarain in 1192 AD. After death of Ghori, in
1206, Qutb ud-Din became himself sultan of Delhi
and created the Slave dynasty
The Mughal
era is a historic
period of the
mughal empire in
south Asia (mainly
northern India, north
eastern Pakistan,
and Bangladesh
The Marathas rose in
power by demise of Muslim
power in India. They were
initially in the service of
Bijapur sultans in the
western Deccan which was
under siege by the
Mughals Empire. The
founder of Maratha
dominance, Shivaji
Bhonsle (1627 AD to 1680
AD) is known as the "father
of the Maratha nation".
HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL PERIOD

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HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL PERIOD

  • 2. The history of Indian medieval period was started after the end of ancient age in 550 AD and it continued till 17th century when the Mughal Empire had broken. During this long time period different dynasties rose in power and took a commanding role in the Indian medieval history. The land of India was separated as various small kingdoms from north to south and east to west and those kingdoms were ruled by different independent kings..some of them are following..
  • 3. Chola dynasty was one of the longest ruling powers in south India. Initially they rose in power of the state of Tamil at the 2nd century BC in time of Indian ancient history and they were able to maintain their control until the 13th century.
  • 4. The Chalukya Dynasty were in power of Indian medieval history from the reign of 600 to 1200 AD in the state of Deccan. They ruled the kingdom from a number of capital city.
  • 5. Pallavas were a powerful Dynasties of Andhra Pradesh in Indian medieval history in the end of 500 AD. They ruled from its capital placed at Pallavapuri, for disturbance of natural power they moved it to Kanchipuram and established a more strong empire by the founder of Pallavas Dynasty Simha Vishnu.
  • 6. After death of the great king Shashanka, north India became a land of end. In the mean time at 750 AD king Gopala established the Pala Dynasty and rescued the state of north India, Bihar and West Bengal. The reign of Pala Dynasty was from 800 AD to 1200 AD. King Gopala died in 770 AD; he was succeeded by his son Dharmapala in reign of 770 AD to 781 AD
  • 7. The Rajput period was an era of chivalry and feudalism. The Rajputs weakened each other by constant fighting. This allowed the foreigners (Turks) to embark on victorious campaigns using duplicity and deceit wherever military strength failed against Rajputs. Rajput or Rajputra is a regional word of Rajasthan; its mean Son of king.
  • 8. Vijaynagar city have a great historical value in India. Vijaynagar Empire was established by two brothers Harihara and Bukka in the middle of 13th century. It continued for three centuries and successfully prevented the influence of Muslim sultanates in the southern India.
  • 9. A number of Delhi Sultanates were in power from 1210 AD to 1526 AD. It was founded after Muhammad Ghori established the Delhi Sultanate by defeating Prithviraj (Rajput king) in the battles of 2nd Tarain in 1192 AD. After death of Ghori, in 1206, Qutb ud-Din became himself sultan of Delhi and created the Slave dynasty
  • 10. The Mughal era is a historic period of the mughal empire in south Asia (mainly northern India, north eastern Pakistan, and Bangladesh
  • 11. The Marathas rose in power by demise of Muslim power in India. They were initially in the service of Bijapur sultans in the western Deccan which was under siege by the Mughals Empire. The founder of Maratha dominance, Shivaji Bhonsle (1627 AD to 1680 AD) is known as the "father of the Maratha nation".