24 Facts About Adilshahi sultanate


The Indian scholar T N Devare mentioned that while Rafi's account of the Bahmani dynasty is filled with anachronisms, his account of the Adilshahi is "fairly accurate, exhaustive, and possesses such rich and valuable information about Ali I and Ibrahim II".

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Adilshahi sultanate built the Citadel or Arkilla and the Faroukh Mahal.

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Adilshahi sultanate invited poets and artisans from Persia, Turkey, and Rome to his court.

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Adilshahi sultanate did this with a military support which has been given to him by a Bijapuri general Kalidas Madhu Sadhwani – brilliant commander and good diplomat, who made quick career by supporting Yusuf Adil Shah and then his son – Ismail Adil Shah.

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Adilshahi sultanate married Punji, the sister of a Maratha Raja of Indapur.

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Adilshahi sultanate built the Gagan Mahal, the Ali Rauza, Chand Bawdi and the Jami Masjid.

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Adilshahi sultanate is renowned for Bijapur's grandest structure, the Gol Gumbaz, which has the biggest dome in the world with whispering gallery round about slightest sound is reproduced seven times.

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Adilshahi sultanate set up the historical Malik-e-Maidan, the massive gun.

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Adilshahi sultanate had to face the onslaught of the Maratha leader Shivaji on one side and Mughal emperor Aurangzeb on another.

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Adilshahi sultanate came to the Deccan from Arabia in the 13th century at a time when the Deccan was a land of unbelievers with no sign of Islam or correct faith anywhere.

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Adilshahi sultanate was a person who saw Agra and Delhi in their glorious days.

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Adilshahi sultanate wrote his account called, "Haalat-e-Asad Baig or Wakiat-e-Asad Baig".

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Adilshahi sultanate cites in his impression of the city the grandeurs of the Adil Shahi court and its customs:.

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Adilshahi sultanate has left for us an account, in which he describes Bijapur was a great city.

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Adilshahi sultanate was fond of reading to the extent that he kept with him big boxes of books, while on tour.

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Adilshahi sultanate lived long in Bijapur and resumed his practice with great success.

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Adilshahi sultanate had spent a long time attending upon and getting instruction from Hakim Mohummad Hussain Unani and Hakim Mohammad Masum Isfahani.

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Adilshahi sultanate studied this system under Hakim-e-Misri and other Hindu physicians.

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Adilshahi sultanate possessed a great knowledge of Sanskrit, hence studied thoroughly works of Ayurveda like the Samhitas of Wagbhat, Charak and Sushrut, and wrote Dastur-e- Attibba or Iktiyarat-e-Qasmi.

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Adilshahi sultanate cites in the names of various diseases, herbs and drugs and discusses simple and compound medicines and formulae of their preparation.

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Adilshahi sultanate gave details of minutes regarding characteristics of medicinal herbs, plants and fruits of India.

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Adilshahi sultanate was a personal physician of the Sultan, without his permission he could not attend other patients.

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Adilshahi sultanate was poet and singer and maintained an inordinately a large number of musicians and minstrels at his court.

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Adilshahi sultanate found the Sultan so wrapped up in listening to the music that he could hardly reply to Asad Baig's questions.

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