Qutb Minar


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Qutb Minar

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Kutb Minar

(both: kŭ`təb mē`när), minaret near New Delhi, India. One of the earliest Muslim monuments in India, it was erected (c.1230) by Iltutmish of the Delhi SultanateDelhi Sultanate,
refers to the various Muslim dynasties that ruled in India (1210–1526). It was founded after Muhammad of Ghor defeated Prithvi Raj and captured Delhi in 1192.
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. It is c.240 ft (73 m) high, covered with relief work, and was probably built to celebrate a victory.
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