afghans

  1. Azad67

    Khalj Sultans of Delhi were not Afghans

    Khalj Sultans of Delhi were not Afghans
  2. Azad67

    The transformation of Turk-like Khaljis into Afghans

    The transformation of Turk-like Khaljis into Afghans |
  3. Romanianboy2013

    In the Soviet-Afghan war why the soviet muslims never joined the afghans?

    From what I read about the war , there were a few soviet defectors to the rebels but they were mostly muslims from Caucasus and even ethnic russians. But what astonished me is that no central asian soviets joined the afghans although they were from soviet republics that were bordering Afghanistan.
  4. Aryana

    Afghans and Persians

    Would just like to know how similar Afghans and Persians are. I've heard that their both Aryan and both are Iranic peoples. How much evidence is there for this? Thanks!
  5. Azad67

    Safavids scored victories against Mughals due to assisstance of Kandahari Afghans

    Safavids scored victories against Mughal empire and were able to keep Kandahar, due the assistance and cooperation of Afghans, who were natives of Kandahar (this fact is totally ignored by moderrn authors who wrote on Safavid-Mughal wars). The excerpt is from the book "The chronicles of a...
  6. Azad67

    The man who won battle of Panipat 1761 for Afghans

    Najib Khan (Najib-ud-Daula), a brilliant Yousafzai
  7. AfghanistanBactriaAriana

    Afghans in Brihat Samhita

    Can an Indian explain to me what the writer means when he writes Huns, Afghans, and Mongolians "imbibe the influence of Ketu"?
  8. Azad67

    Sarwani Afghans and the part played by them in history of India

    Sarwani Afghans and the part played by them in history of India
  9. Azad67

    Brief History of Afghans in India from 682 to 1414 A.D

    Brief History of Afghans in India from 682 to 1414 A.D
  10. Azad67

    Role of Afghans in Adil Shahi Kingdom of Bijapur

    Role of Afghans in Adil Shahi Kingdom of Bijapur
  11. AfghanistanBactriaAriana

    Not only was Sultan Mahmud Ghaznavi half Afghan but Afghans were the catalyst of his

    Sultan Mahmud Ghaznavi was a half Afghan as his mother was from Zabul (she was not Persian wiki is one of the only sources that states). Some may claim she was Turk since Ferdowsi called him the son of 2 slaves and called his mother/ him Zabely. However his court poets called him this aswell so...
  12. AfghanistanBactriaAriana

    Khilijis were Afghans

    Great analasys from Afghan historian Abdul Hai Habibi. "In the Indian Historical Congress, held in 1939, one of the speakers who spoke on this issue said that the Khaljies were not Turks, and his studies were published in the Proceedings of the Indian History Congress. But before this Edward...
  13. Azad67

    Delhi Sultanates and Afghans

    Afghans in the service of Balban Role of Afghans in Tughlaq Empire (1320 -1413)
  14. Azad67

    Amir Timur and Afghans

    Amir Timur and Afghans
  15. V

    Which Pre-Islamic people left the biggest impact on the Afghans?

    Achaemenids, Kushans, Hephtalites, Sassanians, Sakas, Greeks, Mauryans, Kabul Hindu Shahi? Whether cultural or ethnically.
  16. Azad67

    History of the Pathans , Pakhtuns or Afghans

    In this thread i will post random tidbits of Pashtun history.
  17. M

    how were afghans and pashtuns converted to islam

    after arab conquests
  18. Azad67

    First battle of Panipat 1526 (Mughals vs Afghans)

    History of Pashtuns: Battle of Panipat, 1526 - Afghans vs Mughals
  19. Ajanbahu

    Battle at Summel Giri between Rathores and Afghans

    As the title says, I would like our members to contribute to what they know of this battle. My questions are 1. Is it true that Sher Shah had marched into Marwar with 80,000 strong army as I do not think there was any battle before this where he put in so great effort? Most of battles of Europe...
  20. T

    Prelude to the battle of Panipat between the Maratha Empire and the Afghans

    Maratha commander Sadashivrao Bhau The Jat ruler Suraj Mal Before the battle of Panipat between the forces of the Marathas under Sadashivrao Bhau and the Afghans under Ahmad Shāh Abdālī in 1761 the Marathas tried to make alliances with several rulers of North India. The...