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The Akhbar al-dawla al-saljuqiyya is among the key fundamental files at the heritage of Western Persia and Iraq within the eleventh and twelfth centuries. This e-book presents an obtainable English translation and remark at the textual content, making to be had to a brand new readership this significant paintings at the pre-modern heritage 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 japanese lands, from Turkey and Syria to Iran and japanese Afghanistan. in this formative interval within the vital and jap Islamic lands, they inaugurated a trend of Turkish political and army dominance of the center East and past, from Egypt to India, sometimes good into the 20 th century.

Shedding mild on many another way imprecise features of the political background of the zone, the booklet offers a extra designated context for the political background of the broader sector. As such, it will likely be of serious curiosity to students of heart jap background and is a vital addition to the prevailing literature at the Seljuq dynasty.

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