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any one of the Turkish dynasties that ruled Asia Minor from the 11th to the 13th centuries

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The Seljuk Turks abandoned nomadic life, settled in Anatolia, and built up a small empire known as the Sultanate of Rum during the eleventh century.
Although the Seljuks and Ghoryan of political opponents were Ghaznavian the works belonging to each of the areas of visual and technical features are similar and the impact of art in this region (province of Khorasan), which was once the domain of the Ghaznavian, good to see, so that in many cases, metal works and Seljuk Ghori of Ghazni is difficult.
In the wake of the two above-noted cataclysms, architectural patronage in the three cities under study passed to an assortment of Mongol princes and former Seljuk officials, as well as an emerging local aristocracy that drew on both groups.
The Huns, who made great inroads deep into Europe, the Seljuks, who settled in Asia Minor, which was a Greek land then, and made it a home for Turks, and the Ottomans, who outgrew the boundaries of Anatolia and started to move into Europe, all turned their face toward the west or Europe.
Some ministers gathered huge wealth sometimes even greater amounts than those days of the Seljuks.
First Seljuks and later Ottomans maintained pressure on Constantinople, hoping to take a symbol of unconquered strength and great strategic importance.
Koprulu showed that whatever his adversaries attributed to a direct borrowing from the Byzantine Empire, had also existed in pre-Ottoman Turkic civilizations, such as the Seljuks or Danishmendids, or in the Umayyad and Abbasid caliphates.
History of Iran from the collapse of the Sassanid to coming of the Seljuks, translation of Anousheh, No 4, Tehran, Amir Kabir, 4.
The Seljuks had seized control of most of what is now Anatolia.
52) It can be argued that the recourse to the Seljuks helped politicians sanctify Anatolia as the heartland of the post-Ottoman era, from where the Turkish nation "would emerge triumphant" again.
The thirteen chapters fall into three parts: "General Considerations," "The [subset]Abbasid Caliphate in Its Heyday," and "The Later Period," that is, the eunuchs under the Fatimids, Seljuks, Zengids, Ayyubids, and Mamluks.
The potency of the Turkish threat can be seen in the destruction of the Crusade of 1101, which the Seljuks and the Danishmends reduced to panic, starvation and despair, yet the Christian forces were quite as large as those which had succeeded in taking Antioch and Jerusalem.
Bukhara administrative structure system was a combination of the Sasanian model, local features khavaran and Islamic caliphs in Baghdad and, as some sources such as the policy of Nizam al-Mulk showes, it become a model for subsequent governments: Ghaznavids and Seljuks.