Afghan Theory of Kingship and Lodi Sultans | Indian History

The Afghan theory of kingship differed from that of the Turks. The Turkish theory of kingship was similar to the theory of Christian and Hindu monarchs. The Turkish Sultans, right from Sultan Illtutmish to Sayyid rulers, believed in absolute monarchy and some of them claimed even divinity. They claimed that the Sultan was superior to all in the state and [...]