Ala-ud-din invades the kingdom of Devagiri, in the Deccan (p. 1).
Failure of an expedition to Warangal (p. 2).1306-1307
Expedition of Kafur (Malik Naib) to Devagiri (p. 3).1310
Expedition to Warangal. Prataparudraveda II submits and pays tribute (p. 3).1311
Expedition, under Malik Naib, into the Peninsula. Capture of Dvaravatipura
and Madura. Mosque built at Rames-waram. Submission of the Pandya and
Kerala kingdoms (pp. 4 and 5).1311
Death of Ramchandra and accession of Shankardev (p. 6).1316
Death of ‘ Ala-ud-din and accession of Shihab-ud-din ‘ Umar. Death of Malik
Naib, Deposition of Umar and accession of Qutb-ud-din Mubarak (p. 7).1318
Mubarak’s expedition to Devagiri. Capture and death of Harpal (p. 7).1321
Expedition to Warangal under Muhammad Jauna (Ulugh Khan) (pp. 8, 9).1323
Second expedition to Warangal under Muhammad. Capture of
Prataparudradeva II. (p. 9).1327
Rebellion of Gurshasp (p. II).1327
Capital transferred from Delhi to Daulatabad (p. 11).1337
Rebellion of Nusrat Khan at Bidar (pp. 11, 12).1340
Rebellion of Ali Shah Natthu in the Deccan (p. 12).1346
Rebellion of the Centurions in Gujarat. Muhammad leaves Delhi for Gujarat,
and suppresses the rebellion (p. 12).1346
Rebellion in Daulatabad: Ismail Mukh proclaimed king of the Deccan.
Muhammad besieges Daulatabad (p. 13).1347
Ala-ud-din Bahman Shah proclaimed king of the Deccan.(p. 13).
Rebellion of Muhammad Alam, Ali Lachin and Fakhruddin Muhurdar at Sagar(p. 15).
Death of Bahman Shah and accession of Muhammad I Bahamani in the
Deccan. (p. 16).1362
Muhammad I, Bahamani, again invades Telangana. Rebellion of Bahram
Khan Mazindarani in Daulatabad (p. 17).1366
Muhammad I, Bahamani, invades Vijayanagar and defeats Bukka I. It is
stipulated in the treaty of peace that in future wars non-combatants shall not
be molested (p. 19).1366
Suppression of the rebellion of Bahram Khan Mazindarani (pp. 19, 20).1367
Completion of the great mosque at Gulbarga (p. 20).CHRONOLOGY1370 Independence of Raja Ahmad, or Malik Raja, in Khandesh (p. 238).
1375 Death of Muhammad I and accession of Mujahid Bahamani (p. 20).
1378 Assassination of Mujahid and accession of Daud Bahamani (P- 21).
1378 Assassination of Daud and accession of Mahmud Shah Bahamani (p. 21).
1380 Defeat of the Bahamanis at Adoni hy Chenappa, the nephew of Harihara II(p. 22).1396
Rehellion of Baha-ud-din of Sagar in the Deccan (p. 22).1397
Death of Mahmud Shah and accession of Ghiyas-ud-din Bahamani (p. 23).1397
Deposition of Ghiyas-ud-din and accession of Shams-ud-din (p. 23).1397
Deposition of Shams-ud-din and accession of Firoz Shah Bahamani (p. 24).1399
Invasion of the Deccan by Harihara II of Vijayanagar and Narsingh of
Kherla (pp. 24, 25).1399
Death of Raja Ahmad and accession of Nasir Khan in Khandesh (p. 240).1407
Firoz Bahamani invades Vijayanagar and compels the Raja of Vijayanagar
to give him a daughter in marriage (p. 26).1418
Firoz Bahamani invades Vijayanagar, but is defeated and expelled (p. 27).1422
Rebellion of Ahmad Khan Bahamani. He defeats the royal troops.
Deposition of Firoz and accession of Ahmad Shah Bahamani. Death of
Firoz (pp. 27, 28).1424
Ahmad Shah shifts his capital from Gulbarga to Bidar (P. 29).1426
Ahmad Bahamani recovers Mahur and Kalani in Berar, and halts at
Ellichpur (p. 32).1429
Ahmad Bahamani marches to recover tribute from Kherla, but refrains from
attacking Hoshang of Malwa who is besieging the fortress. He retreats:
Hoshang follows, and is attacked and defeated by Ahmad (p. 33).1430
War between the Deccan and Gujarat, Zafar Khan of Gujarat defeats the
army of the Deccan (pp. 33, 34).1434
War between Malwa and the Bahamanis (p. 35).1436
Death of Ahmad Bahamani and accession of Ala-ud-din, Ahmad (p. 36).1436
Muhammad’s (Alauddin Shah’s brother) rebellion (p. 37).1436
Ala-ud-din Ahmad Bahamani establishes his authority in the Konkan (p. 38).CHRONOLOGY1438
Nasir Khan of Khandesh invades Berar, but is defeated by the army of the
Deccan (pp. 38, 39, 242, 243).1441 Death of Adil Khan I and accession of Mubarak Khan in Khandesh (p. 244).
1443 -44 Devaraya II of Vijayanagar invades the Deccan, but is expelled (pp. 41, 42).
1447 Defeat of the Foreigners of the army of the Deccan in the Konkan. Massacre of
the Foreigners by the Deccanis at Chakan (pp. 42, 45).1455 Rebellion of Jalal Khan and Sikandar Khan in Telangana (p. 46).
1456 Mahmud I of Malwa invades the Deccan but retires (p. 47).
1457 Death of Miran Mubarak Khan Faruqi and accession of Adil Khan II in
Khandesh (p. 244).1458 Death of Ala-ud-din Ahmad and accession of Humayun Bahamani.
Suppression of the rebellion of Jalal Khan and Sikandar Khan (pp. 48, 49).
1461 Death of Humayun Bahamani and accession of Nizam Shah Bahamani (p. 51).
1462 Mahmud I of Malwa invades the Deccan, and Mahmud Begada of Gujarat
marches to the assistance of Nizam Shah of the Deccan (pp. 54, 56).1463
Mahmud I of Malwa again invades the Deccan, but is compelled by Mahmud
Begada of Gujarat to retire (pp. 56, 57).1463
Death of Nizam Shah Bahamani and accession of Muhammad III in the
Deccan (p. 57).1466 Assassination of Khvaja-i-Jahan Turk (p. 57).
1466 Mahmud Gawan appointed Prime Minister (p. 58).
1467-71 Mahmud Gawan marches into the Konkan to re-establish the authority of
Muhammad III Bahamani (pp. 60, 62).
1470 Malik Hasan invades Orissa, re-establishes the Raja and captures
Rajamahendri for Muhammad III Bahamani (p. 60).
1471 Goa annexed to Bahamani Kingdom (p. 62).
1472 Mahmud Gawan returns to Bidar after having re-established the authority of
Muhammad III Bahamani in the Konkan (p. 62).
1473 Belgaum is taken and the Raja, Parketa is deposed Famine in the Deccan (pp.
1481 Murder of Mahmud Gawan in the Deccan (p. 67).
1482 Death of Muhammad III and accession of Mahmud Bahamani (pp. 68, 69).CHRONOLOGY1490
Ahmad Nizam-ul-Mulk of Ahmadnagar, Yusuf Adil Khan of Bijapur and
Fathullah Imad-ul-Mulk of Berar declare their independence (p. 74).1491
Rebellion of Bahadur Gilani in the Konkan (pp. 75, 76).1494
Foundation of the city of Ahmadnagar (p. 76).1495
Dastur Dinar defeated by Yusuf Adil, Qutb-ul-Mulk. Qadam Khan and
Jahangir Khan (p. 165).1499
Malik Ahmad captures the fort of Antur and reduces the Chiefs of Baglan and
Galna (p. 78).1503
Death of Adil Khan II and accession of Daud Khan in Khandesh (p. 245).1504
Yusuf Adil Shah attempts to establish the Shiah religion in Bijapur but is
expelled from his kingdom by a confederacy (p. 78).1507
War between Gujarat and Ahmadnagar on the question of succession to the
Khandesh throne (p. 79).1508
Death of Daud and accession of Ghazni Khan in Khandesh. Death of Ghazni
Khan and disputed succession until Alam Khan (Adil Khan III) is installed by
ud Begada of Gujarat (p. 247).1509
Death of Ahmad Nizam Shah and accession of his son, Burhan Nizam Shah I
in Ahmadnagar (p. 79).1510
Death of Fathullah Imad-ul-Mulk (p. 203).1510
Death of Yusuf Adil Shah and accession of his son, Ismail Adil Shah in
Bijapur (pp. 83, 169).1513
Ismail Adil Shah restores Shiah faith (p. 170).1512
Sultan Quli Qutb-ul-Mulk declares his independence in Telangana (p. 217).1518
Death of Mahmud Shah and accession of Ahmad Shah Bahamani in Bidar (p.
Burhan Nizam Shah I invades Berar and captures Pathri (p. 81).1520
Arrival of Shah Tahir in India (p. 84).1520
Death of Adil Khan of Khandesh and accession of Miran Muhammad (p.
Death of Ahmad and accession of Ala-ud-din Shah Bahamani (p. 84).1525
Amir Ali Barid, Mahmud Shah Bahamani, Burhan Nizam Shah I and Sultan
Quli Qutb Shah invade Bijapur, but are defeated by Ismail Adil Shah (p. 84).1525
Deposition of Wali-Ullah and accession of Kalimullah Shah Bahamani (p.
Alauddin Imad Shah captures Pathri (p. 85).1527
Burhan Nizam Shah I and Ali Barid Shah invade Berar and expel Ala-ud-din
Imad Shah, who appeals for help to Bahadur of Gujarat (p. 219).CHRONOLOGY1528 Bahadur of Gujarat invades the Deccan (p. 173).
1529 Death of Alauddin Imad Shah and accession of Darya Imad Shah (p. 206).
1531 Bahadur of Gujarat, assisted by Muhammad of Khandesh captures Manduand annexes the kingdom of Malwa (p. 87).
1532 Burhan Nizam Shah and Ismail Adil Shah plot to divide the Deccan (p. 89).
1534 Death of Ismail and accession of Mallu Adil Shah (p. 89).
1535 Death of Miran Muhammad of Khandesh and accession of Miran Mubarak(p. 251).
1540 Burhan Nizam Shah and Amir Ali Barid invade Bijapur (p. 220).
1542 Death of Amir Ali Barid and accession of Ali Barid Shah in Bidar (p. 222).
1543 Assassination of Sultan Quli and accession of Jamshid Qutb Shah in
Golconda (pp. 92, 223).1543
Jamshid, Burhan Nizam Shah, Ali Barid Shah and Vijayanagar King invade
Bijapur, but are expelled (p. 92).1546 Burhan Nizam Shah I invades Bijapur but is defeated and expelled (p. 176).
1546 Death of Asad Khan (p. 177).
1546-47 Death of Shah Tahir (p. 95).
1552 Alliance between Burhan Nizam Shah I and Sadashivaraya of Vijayanagar.War between Ahmadnagar and Bijapur (pp. 95, 178).1553
Sadashivaraya of Vijayanagar with the help of Burhan Nizam Shah I
recovers the Raichur Doab. Death of Burhan Nizam Shah I and accession
of Husain Nizam Shah in Ahmadnagar (pp. 95, 96).1558
Death of Ibrahim Adil Shah I and accession of Ali Adil Shah I (p. 225).
Re-establishment of the Shiah religion in Bijapur. Ali allies himself with
Vijayanagar and is attacked by Husain Nizam Shah I and Ibrahim Qutb
Shah, of whom he rids his state. Husain Nizam Shah I attacks Chaul, but
makes peace with the Portuguese (p. 100).1561
Death of Darya Imad Shah and accession of Burhan Imad Shah. Adil Shah
I and Aliyarama Raya defeat Husain Nizam Shah I and Ibrahim Qutb Shah(p. 208).
1563 Ali Adil Shah I and Ibrahim Qutb Shah invade Ahmadnagar (p. 227).
Husain Nizam Shah I, Ali Adil Shah I, Ibrahim Qutb Shah, and Ali Barid
Shah form a confederacy against Vijayanagar. The four kings assemble at
Sholapur and march to Talikota. Battle of Talikota. Overthrow of the
kingdom of Vijayanagar (p. 104).CHRONOLOGY1565 Death of Husain Nizam Shah I and accession of Murtaza Nizam Shah. (p.
1566 Death of Miran Mubarak of Khandesh and accession of Miran Muhammad (p.
1567 War between Bijapur and Ahmadnagar (p. 106).
1569 League between Ali Adil Shah I, Murtaza Nizam Shah I and the Zamorin of
Calicut against the Portuguese (p. 109).
1570 -71 Ali Adil Shah I besieges Goa and Murtaza Nizam Shah I besieges Chaul.
Both are defeated (pp. 156, 157).1571-72 Ali Adil Shah I and Murtaza Nizam Shah I make treaties with Portugal (pp.
1573 Defeat of the Golconda army by Ahmadnagar at Kaulas (p. 112).
1574 Murtaza Nizam Shah I annexes Berar (p. 112, p. 187 and p. 210).
1576 Death of Miran Muhammad of Khandesh and accession of Raja Ali Khan (p.
Death of Ali Barid Shah and accession of Ibrahim Barid Shah in Bidar (p.
Rebellion of Prince Burhan-ud-din in Ahmadnagar. He flees and takes refuge
at the court of Akbar (p. 118).1580
Death of Ibrahim Qutb Shah and accession of Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah in
Golconda (p. 232).1587
Appointment of Kasim Beg as Vakil and Peshwa by Murtaza Nizam Shah (p.
Murder of Murtaza Nizam Shah I and accession of Miran Husain Nizam Shah
II in Ahmadnagar (p. 128).1591 Envoys sent in the courts of Deccan Sultans by Akbar (p. 256).
1591 Burhan-ud-din defeats his son, Ismail Nizam Shah and ascends the throne in
Ahmadnagar as Burhan Nizam Shah II (p. 131).1593
Burhan Nizam Shah II attacks the Portuguese in Chaul, and is defeated (p.
Death of Burhan Nizam Shah II and accession of Ibrahim Nizam Shah (p.
War between Ahmadnagar and Bijapur and death of Ibrahim Nizam Shah.
Accession of Bahadur Nizam Shah (pp. 137, 139).1596 Berar ceded to the Moghals (p. 231).
1597 Death of Raja Ali Khan of Khandesh and accession of Bahadur Shah (p.
258).1599 Death of Prince Murad (p. 258).
1599 Akbar sets out for the Deccan (p. 258).CHRONOLOGY1600
Murder of Chand Bibi. The imperial troops take Ahmadnagar. Bahadur Nizam
Shah is imprisoned (p. 148).1601
Asirgad surrendered and Khandesh annexed (p. 259).1601
Prince Danial appointed viceroy of the Deccan (p. 259).1605
Death of prince Danial (p. 266).1605
Death of Akbar and succession of Salim as Jahangir (p. 266).1610
Khan Khanan the Moghal commander in Deccan recalled, and Khan A’zam
sent to the Deccan (p. 267).1611 Abdullah Khan, sent to the Deccan (p. 267).
1616 Khurram appointed to the Deccan (p. 268).
1620 Khurram alias
Shah Jahan and Khusrav march to the Deccan (p. 269).
1622 Death of Khusrav (p. 271).
1624 Malik Ambar attacks the combined army of Bijapuris and Moghals (p. 277).
1626 Death of Malik Ambar (p. 280).
1626 Parviz dies at Burhanpur (p. 281).
1627 Death of Jahangir (p. 282).
1629 Rebellion of Khan Jahan Lodi (p. 282).
1629 Murder of Jadhav Rao by Murtaza Nizam Shah (p. 283).
1630 Shah Jahan leaves Agra for the Deccan (p. 282).
1630 Shah Jahan invades Ahmadnagar territory (p. 284).
1630 Shahaji becomes a Moghal Mansabda0072 (p. 286).
1631 Khan Jahan finally defeated and slain (p. 286).
1631 Moghals invade Bijapur (p. 288).
1631 Dharur and Kandhar captured by the Moghals (p. 286).
1631 Murder of Murtaza Nizam Shah (p. 291).
1633 Daulatabad stormed and end of Ahmadnagar dynasty (p. 294).
1633 Unsuccessful siege of Paranda (p. 301).
1634 Death of Mahabat Khan (p. 301).
1636 Peace made with Bijapur (p. 302).
1636 Ausa and Udgir captured by the Moghals (p. 306).
1636 Deccan provinces reorganised by Shah Jahan (p. 308).
1636 Aurangzeb appointed viceroy of the Deccan (p. 307).
1638 Annexation of Baglan (p. 309). 1644 Aurangzeb resigns viceroyalty of the Deccan (p. 310).
1644 Khan-i-Dauran appointed viceroy of the Deccan (p. 310).
1646 Shivaji captures Torna (p. 311).
1648 Shivaji captures Kondana (Sinhgad) and other forts (p. 311).CHRONOLOGY1649 Shahaji imprisoned and released in Bijapur (p. 311)
1653 Aurangzeb re-appointed to the Deccan (p. 310).
1655 Aurangzeb attacks Hyderabad and Golconda (p. 315).
1656 Golconda princess married to Aurangzeb’s son (p. 317).
1656 Aurangzeb interferes in succession to Bijapur (p. 317).
1657 Shivaji annexes Javli (p. 312).
1657 Aurangzeb takes Bidar, Kalyani and Gulbarga (p. 318).
1658 Aurangzeb crowned at Delhi (p. 323).
1659 Shivaji overcomes Afzal Khan (p. 323).
1659 Shayasta Khan appointed viceroy of the Deccan (p. 323).
1660 Moghals occupy Pune and Chakan (p. 323).
1663 Shivaji raids Pune (p. 323).
1664 Shivaji assumes royal title and sacks Surat (p. 324).
1665 Jay Singh defeats Shivaji (p. 324).
1665 Jay Singh’s campaign against Bijapur (p. 327).
1666 Shivaji visits Agra, and escapes (p. 329).
1666 Retreat of Jay Singh from Bijapur territory (p. 328).
1667 Muazzam appointed viceroy of the Deccan (p. 329).
1669 Death of Jay Singh (p. 329).
1670 Moghals worsted at Dindori (p. 338).
1670 Shivaji again sacks Surat (p. 338).
1672 Ali Adil Shah II dies (p. 330).
1672 Abdulla Qutb Shah dies (p. 348).
1674 Shivaji assumes title of Chhatrapati (p.. 339).
1676 Unsuccessful Moghal invasion of Bijapur (p. 334).
1677 Bahadur Khan appointed viceroy of the Deccan (p. 338).
1677 -78 Shivaji conquers Karnatak and Mysore (p. 340).
1678 Sambhaji deserts to the Moghals (pp. 336, 340).
1679 Moghals again invade Bijapur unsuccessfully (p. 336).
1680 Death of Shivaji and succession of Sambhaji (p. 341).
1681 Prince Akbar rebels (p. 342).
1681 Aurangzeb sets out for the Deccan (p. 343).
1682 Aurangzeb attacks the Marathas (p. 343).
1682 Fort of Ramsej besieged (p. 343).
1683 Aurangzeb arrives at Ahmadnagar (p. 345).
1685 King of Golconda submits to Aurangzeb (p. 347).
1686 Fall of Bijapur (p. 347).1687 Shah Alam imprisoned (p 350).
1687 Golconda captured and the surrender of Abul Hasan Tana Shah of Golconda(p. 351).