Ghorids

Ghorids

 

a dynasty of sultans from Ghor, from the house of Suri. They founded an independent state (1148–1206) in the upper reaches of the Hari Rud and Helmand rivers, the center of which was the mountainous Ghor region (in what is present-day Afghanistan) and the capitals, the cities of Firoz Koh and Ghazni. The Ghorid state achieved its greatest power under the sultans Ghiyas-ud-Din Muhammad (1163–1203) and Shihab-ud-din (Muizz-ud-Din or Muhammad Ghori; 1203–06). who seized almost the entire territory of present-day Afghanistan and also Sind, Punjab. Benares, and other regions and cities in India. Having joined battle with the Khwarezm-Shahs, the Ghorid troops were defeated, and their state disintegrated in 1206.

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He apprised that from Alchamenian, it onwards came under the sway of many different influences and rulers namely Mauryans, Greeks, Scythians, Kushans, Sasanians, White Huns, Hindu Shahis, Ghaznavids, Slave Dynasty, Ghorids, Suri Afghans, Mughals, Durrani Afghans, Sikhs and the British before creation of Pakistan.
Saleh revealed that from Alchamenian, it onwards came under the sway of many different influences and rulers namely Mauryans, Greeks, Scythians, Kushans, Sasanians, White Huns, Hindu Shahis, Ghaznavids, Slave Dynasty, Ghorids, Suri Afghans, Mughals, Durrani Afghans, Sikhs and the British before creation of Pakistan.