Seljuk


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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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A 13th-century tile from Seljuk Iran, showing the Sasanian ruler Bahram Gur with his lover Azadeh, illustrates a popular tale from the 10th-century Persian Book of Kings, which tells the story of pre-Islamic Iran.
Indeed, figural representation was an important and established genre in Islamic art from its earliest manifestations, including the frescoes and statues recovered from the seventh- and eighth-century Umayyad and Abbasid palaces; the eleventh- to thirteenth-century Seljuk and post-Seljuk figural wall reliefs; the myriad illustrations of scientific and literary texts in the classical and medieval periods; and the development of miniature paintings in the late medieval age and their efflorescence in premodern times (from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century) under the Ottomans, the Safavids of Persia, and the Mughals of India.
Seljuk and Safavid era are known as brilliant ages from the aspect of historical cultural, artistic and scientific developments in Iran Islamic civilization.
Turkey has recently restored and preserved churches and cathedrals on the Ani Archaeological Site, Seljuk artifacts, the Church of the Holy Cross on Akdamar Island and structures from the Byzantine era as part of a concerted effort to preserve historical sites.
Despite her significance in the history of Turkey, Mahperi Hatun is not a familiar name in the West, nor is that of her husband, the Seljuk Sultan Alaeddin Keykubad I.
An immense project -- built at a reported cost of $350 million -- has an area of 200,000 square metres (21,50,000 square feet), 1,000 rooms and architecture that is supposed to marry modernism and the traditions of the mediaeval Seljuk dynasty.
The book, which emerged out of a workshop held in Istanbul in 2009, reinvigorates the study of the Seljuk Empire.
ris were later turkified by invaders of the Seljuk empire.
The disruption of the Seljuk empire rocked by dissention and civil strife among the many pretenders heavily affected Fars and Kirman.
Erdogan urged the youth of Turkey to look not only to 2023, but to 2071 as well when Turkey "will reach the level of our Ottoman and Seljuk ancestors by the year 2071" as he said in December last year.
Nezami was born in Ganja, one of the major cities of the current Azerbaijan which was part of the Seljuk Empire in Iran in 1141 AD.
Not like matchboxes"The buildings to be built here cannot be like matchboxes, they should reflect Seljuk and Ottoman architecture," the prime minister said during his speech.
As independent observers, we would like to mention that the decision by the Turkmen government to issue the new passport to all the citizens, including those holding the Russian passport, reminds us of the way of management and governance of the Seljuk Empire.
In the eleventh century the Seljuk Turks declared war on Asia Minor (modern Turkey), an area that had then been Christian for a thousand years.
Its greatest treasure is the still preserved mausoleum of the Seljuk Sultan Sanjar under whose rule Merv was a city of 200,000 people and briefly one of the most heavily populated settlements in the world.