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Unformatted text preview: armies were never once called upon to deal with a hostile population. Although, there is a Muslim account of a revolt in Awadh where 120,000 Muslims received martyrdom at the hands and swords of the Bartush. Keay Chapter 12 • After the Mongols deafeated the sultan they pillaged Delhi for three days. We realize that the sultanate had failed to establish a pan-Indian supremacy and had not even attempted an 1 of 2 Indo-Islamic accommodation despite dominance for two centuries. Mahmud is chiefly remembered as the plunderer of India. Between 1000 and 1026 he mounted at least 17 raids against India with the aim of extirpating idol-worshiping Hindu infidels and destroying Hindu temples, which were great repositories of wealth. 2...
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course HIS 008 taught by Professor Sen,s during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '08