read about the bahamani empire that put paid to the prosperous Hampi based Vijaynagar empire.
Originally Posted by shsnawada
read about mahmood of ghanzni's 16 odd raids on a single temple - Somnath temple in Gujrat.
read all the mediaval (1100- 1650) indian history you can lay your hands upon.
you'll know who started what.
and you'll also learn that taxation was hardly the most brutal of their crimes.
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