Lesson 3 of 13 • 5 upvotes • 13:35 mins
The Umayyads made some excuses to invade Sindh. The basic motive was to capture as much land or accumulate as much wealth as possible from India, which was ‘wealthy’ as per the Arab chronicles of that time. They conquered Sindh and Multan and made further inroads under Muhammad bin Qasim and Junaid. They got a base at Sindh to make invasions deeper into India. They raided as far as MP, southern Gujarat, HP. We will talk about these Arab raids of 700s.
13 lessons • 2 h 15 m
Overview: The First Three Centuries of the Medieval Period
Period between 700 to 711 AD.
Arab Invasion of Sindh
Aftermaths of the Arab Invasion of Sindh
The Rashtrakutas - Part 1
The Rashtrakutas - Part 2
The Tripartite Struggle
The Golden Age of Islam
Religion During the Three Centries
The Developments in Central Asia
India on the eve of Ghaznavid Invasion