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The Making of a Modern Myth: The Qutb Minar
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2003--Gujarat Riots 1992--Babri Mosque Riots Introduction
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I: Historical Background
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Ghaznavid Dynasty--late 900s-1186 Why does India bear the brunt of Ghaznavid attacks? “Piggy bank” Ghurid Dynasty ends the Ghaznavids
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Delhi conquered in 1192 by Ghurids By 1210s, a patchwork of Muslim states in India QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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II: The Qutb Complex Two features: i) Mosque (built in three stages, 1190s/early 1200… late 1220s…1310s) ii) Minaret Qutb al-Din, d. 1206 (slave of Ghurid ruler) Iltutmish, d. 1236 (slave of Qutb al-Din) 238 feet, 378 steps QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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III: Studying the Qutb British East India Company, conquered Delhi in 1803 Hindu and Jain materials “Quwwat al-Islam” (The Might of Islam) Three academic approaches QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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IV: The Qutb’s Meaning, 1190s
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Unformatted text preview: Delhi is not the paramound political center in 1200 Qutb al-Din (first strongman of Delhi) Three points: i) Muslims deeply divided ii) Reality of weak power iii) Messages geared towards Muslims not Hindus QuickTime and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. Where are the Hindus? i) Artisans ii) Military collaboration iii) Use of non-Muslim political and religious sites iv) Coinage (Shivas vehicle, Lakshmi, kings title in Devanagri not Arabic script) QuickTime and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTime and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. V: The Qutbs Meaning, 1220s Mongols, post-1220s Iltutmish (d. 1236) Qubba al-Islam (The Sanctuary of Islam) Quwwat al-Islam (The Might of Islam) QuickTime and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTime and a decompressor are needed to see this picture....
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