Seljuq dynasty
CEThe Seljuq dynasty (Persian: سلجوقيان‎ Saljūqiyān; Turkish: Selçuklular; Turkmen: Selçuklar) was a Turkish Sunni Muslim dynasty that gradually adopted Persian culture and contributed ...
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Byzantine–Seljuq Wars
The Byzantine–Seljuq wars were a series of decisive battles that shifted the balance of power in Asia Minor and Syria from the Byzantine Empire to the Seljuq Turks. Riding from the steppes of Central ...
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Great Seljuq Empire
CEThe Seljuk Empire was a medieval Turko-Persian empire, originating from the Qynyq branch of Oghuz Turks. The Seljuq Empire controlled a vast area stretching from the Hindu Kush to eastern ...
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Nishapur
Nishapur or Nishabur ( pronunciation ; Persian: نیشابور‎, also Romanized as Nīshāpūr, Nīshābūr, and Neyshābūr from Middle Persian: New-Shabuhr, meaning "New City of Shapur", "Fair Shap...
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Sultanate of Rum
The Sultanate of Rum (Turkish: Anadolu Selçuklu Devleti, meaning "Anatolian Seljuk State"; Persian: سلجوقیان روم‎ Saljūqiyān-i Rūm) was a medieval Turko-Persian, Sunni Muslim state ...
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Mengujekids
Mengujekids (Modern Turkish: Mengüçoğulları or Mengücek Beyliği or Mengüçlü Beyliği ) was an Anatolian beylik of the first period, founded after the Battle of Manzikert. The Mengujekids ruled the regi...
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Mahmud I of Great Seljuq
Nasir ad-Din Mahmud I was the sultan of the Seljuk Empire from 1092 to 1094. He succeeded Malik Shah I as Sultan, but he did not gain control of the empire built by Malik Shah and Alp Arslan.Turkan Kh...
Tughril
Tughril (Turkish: Tuğrul, Turkmen: Togrul beg, Persian: رکن‌الدین طغرل‌بک بن سلجوق; full name: Rukn al-Dunya wa al-Din Abu Talib Muhammad Toghrul-Beg ibn Mikail) also spelled Toghrul I, Tugril...
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Alanya Castle
Alanya Castle (Alanya Kalesi) is a medieval castle in the southern Turkish city of Alanya.
Most of the castle was built in the 13th century under the Seljuq Sultanate of Rûm following the city's c...
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Yaghi-Siyan
Yaghi-Siyan (died June 3, 1098) was the governor of Antioch during the First Crusade.He was a Turkic slave of the Seljuk sultan Malik Shah I, who had captured Antioch in 1085 and appointed Yaghi-Siyan...
Fakhr al-Mulk Radwan
Fakhr al-Mulk Radwan (also Ridwan or Rudwan) (died December 10, 1113) was a Seljuq ruler of Aleppo from 1095 to 1113.
He was the son of Tutush I and brother of Duqaq, but was raised by his tutor (...
Islamic Azad University of Nishapur
Islamic Azad University of Nishapur(IAUN) is Main Branch of Islamic Azad University in Nishapur County,Northeast Iran, Khorasan Province .It was established in 1985 When the President of Iran said...
Suleiman II (Rûm)
Suleiman II, also known as Rukn ad-Din Suleiman Shah (Persian: رکن الدین سلیمان شاه‎), was the Seljuk Sultan of Rûm between 1196 and 1204.Son of Kilij Arslan II, he overthrew his brother, Sultan...
Siege of Baghdad (1157)
The Siege of Baghdad was the last Seljuq attempt to capture Baghdad from the Abbasids. Caliph al-Muqtafi successfully defended his capital against the collation armies of Seljuk Sultan Muhammad of Ham...
Islamic Azad University of Neyshabur
Islamic Azad University of Nishapur(IAUN) is Main Branch of Islamic Azad University in Nishapur County,Northeast Iran, Khorasan Province .It was established in 1985 When the President of Iran said...
Akram Shammaa
Prince Akram Shammaa Al Zengi (Mohammad Akram Bin Mostafa Bin Mohammad Shammaa Al Zengi III; Arabic: محمد اكرم شماع بن مصطفى بن محمد شماع الزنكي; August 8 1930-June 9 2012) is a Prince of Al Zengid D...
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Battle of Ba'rin
36°26′17″E / 34.884628°N 36.438192°E / 34.884628; 36.438192In the Battle of Ba'rin (Mont Ferrand) in 1137, a Crusader force commanded by King Fulk of Jerusalem was scattered a...
Shihna
Shihna was a medieval Islamic term meaning, roughly, "military administrator." The term was used particularly for the Seljuk Turks' representative in Iraq, who exerted the Seljuks' power over the Abb...
Tomb of Ahmed Sanjar
The Tomb of Ahmad Sanjar was built in Merv in 1157, following the death of Ahmad Sanjar, sultan of the Great Seljuk Empire. It is reported that his tomb was the site of pilgrimages.
The mausoleum ...
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Mount Binalud
Mount Binālud (In Persian: بینالود) is the highest peak in Razavi Khorasan province, Iran. It is also called the Khorasan roof. Made of Triassic-Jurassic metamorphic rocks, this mountain is 26 km...
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Seljuq pottery
Seljuq pottery was the pottery of the Seljuq Empire. With the end of the Seljuq Empire in the 14th century, the Ottoman Empire took over some of the traditions of the Seljuqs, especially in the early ...
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Battle of Harim
The Battle of Harim (Harenc) was fought on 12 August 1164 between the forces of Nur ad-Din Zangi and a combined army from the County of Tripoli, the Principality of Antioch, the Byzantine Empire and A...
Battle of Al-Sannabra
In the Battle of Al-Sannabra (1113), a Crusader army led by King Baldwin I of Jerusalem was defeated by a Muslim army sent by the Sultan of the Seljuk Turks and commanded by Mawdud ibn Altuntash of Mo...
Theodore Alyates
Theodore Alyates (Greek: Θεόδωρος Ἀλυάτης) was a Byzantine general and close associate of the Emperor Romanos IV Diogenes.Alyates hailed from Cappadocia and was a close friend of Romanos, who had ...
Nishapur train disaster
The Nishapur train disaster was a large explosion in the village of Khayyam, near Nishapur in Iran, on 18 February 2004. Over 300 people were killed and the entire village destroyed, when runaway tra...