The History of the Seljuq State: A Translation with by Clifford Edmund Bosworth PDF

By Clifford Edmund Bosworth

ISBN-10: 0415588448

ISBN-13: 9780415588447

ISBN-10: 1138789038

ISBN-13: 9781138789036

The Akhbar al-dawla al-saljuqiyya is without doubt one of the key basic records at the background of Western Persia and Iraq within the eleventh and twelfth centuries. This ebook presents an available English translation and remark at the textual content, making on hand to a brand new readership this significant paintings at the pre-modern historical past of the center East and the Turkish peoples.

The textual content is a chronicle of the Seljuq dynasty because it emerged in the Iranian lands within the eleventh and twelfth centuries, dominating the center jap lands, from Turkey and Syria to Iran and jap Afghanistan. in this formative interval within the valuable and jap Islamic lands, they inaugurated a trend of Turkish political and armed forces dominance of the center East and past, from Egypt to India, from time to time good into the 20 th century.

Shedding gentle on many another way vague facets of the political background of the sector, the ebook offers a extra special context for the political historical past of the broader sector. As such, it will likely be of significant curiosity to students of center jap background and is a crucial addition to the present literature at the Seljuq dynasty.

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