Delhi Sultanate-Imperial Style During Slave, Khilji, and Tughlaq Dynasty for Competitive Exams

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1. Slave Dynasty

Image of le-Qwaat-ul-islam Mosque

Image of Le-Qwaat-Ul-Islam Mosque

Image of le-Qwaat-ul-islam Mosque

  • Also called as mamulak dynasty.

  • Ilbar dynasty(Ilbari tribe)

  • Started converting the existing Hindu structures into mosques.

  • Quwaat-ul-Islam mosque

  • Arhai din ka jhopra,Ajmer

  • Qutub minar Qutubuddin Aibak Iltutmish Firozshah Tughlaq

2. Khilji Dynasty

Khilji Dynasty

Khilji Dynasty

Khilji Dynasty

  • Seljuk style richest style in Delhi sultanate.

  • Sand stone Red sandstone used in all structures.

  • Ie Siri fort

  • Alai darwaja in Qutub complex

3. Tughlaq Dynasty

Image of Taghlaq dynasty architecture

Image of Taghlaq Dynasty Architecture

Image of Taghlaq dynasty architecture

  • Crisis period

  • Not much interested in architecture

  • Focus on strength rather than beauty

  • Sloping walls called “batt” was introduced-combined the techniques of lintel and arch(Batt lintel arch)

  • Generally grey sandstone was used

  • Established 3 cities

  • Tughlaqgabad by Gyasuddin Tughlaq

  • Jahapanah by Mummad Tughlaq

  • Firozshah kotla by Firozshah Taghlaq