Medieval Indian History

Nagabhata I - Emperor Of Ujjain - 750 AD - 780 AD

Nagabhata I – Successor of Harshvardhana – Emperor of Ujjain – 750 AD – 780 AD

Nagabhata I (750–780 CE) was one of the most powerful rulers in Indian History who defended Northern India from the deadly invasion of Arabs. The Legacy of Nagabhata-I In 750 AD, Nagabhata-I replaced the throne of the great king Harshavardhana and established himself as the great ruler of Ujjain. At […]

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Ellora Caves built by Rashtrakuta Dynasty

Rashtrakuta Dynasty – One of the Most Powerful Royal Dynasty of Southern India – 753 AD – 982 AD

The Rashtrakuta Empire ruled Southern India from 753 AD to 982 AD. The earliest inscriptions of this dynasty were revealed in form of Copper Plate Grant and it determined the vastness of its lands that spread from the lands of Manpur in the Malwa region to the far Southern parts of India. […]

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Devapala the Great – Son of Emperor Dharmapala of Pala Dynasty – Bengal – 810 AD – 850 AD

Devapala the Great – Son of Emperor Dharmapala of Pala Dynasty – Bengal – 810 AD – 850 AD

Devapala (810 AD – 850 AD) was a powerful emperor of the Pala Dynasty. He succeeded his father, Emperor Dharmapala (770 AD – 810 AD). Apart from inheriting a great empire from his father, Deva Pala also inherited his father’s strategies and statesmanship. Under his regime, almost entire Northern India […]

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Dharmapala - First Prominent Ruler of Bengal - 781 AD

Dharmapala – The First Prominent Ruler of Medieval India – 770 AD – 810 AD

 The Pala Empire was an Indian Imperial Power ruled by Hindu-Buddhist dynasty from Bengal and held its capital at Gaur. The word Pala means ‘the protector’ and according to their opponents “Lords of Gauda” (a territory located in Bengal in ancient and medieval times.). The Buddhist dynasty lasted for four decades, 750 […]

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Gurjara Pratihara Map 900 AD

Gurjara Pratihara Dynasty – 400 Years of Era of Gurjaras in Northern India – 650 AD – 1036 AD

Gurjara Pratihara was one of the three most powerful kingdoms of Indian History during 700 AD – 1100 AD (the other two being Pala Dynasty in the East and Rashtrakuta Dynasty in the Southern India). The kingdom ruled for around 400 years in northern India and held its imperial capital […]

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Gurjara Pratihara, King Nagabhata I against Junaid of Umayyad Arab Dynasty - 738 AD

First Battle of Rajasthan – Gurjara Pratihara, King Nagabhata I against Junaid of Umayyad Arab Dynasty – 738 AD

The first battle of Rajasthan was important in particular not only because it checked the Arab Invasion to the East of Indus (for at least a century) but it also marked the Unification of three powerful Indian kingdom to fight against a common cause, to keep the powerful Arab out […]

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Pala Dynasty – The Golden Days of Medieval Bengal – 756 AD – 1174 AD

Pala Dynasty – The Golden Days of Medieval Bengal – 756 AD – 1174 AD

After the death of King Sasanka in 628 AD, the state of Bengal went through a lot of political turmoil. Immediately after Sasanka, the monarch of Kannauj, Harshavardhana, extended his rule over Bengal. Although his reign ended in 647 AD, there was a lot of political and social instability prevailing […]

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