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An Account of Genghis Khan’s Son Chaghatai Khan’s Rule in Turan

Khwandamir

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume II: Habibu’s-Siyar: The History of the Mongols and Genghis Khan (Tome 3)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...Chaghatai Khan, Genghis Khan’s second son, was distinguished among his brothers for his awesomeness, political acumen, and knowledge of the Yasa and Törä. When Genghis Khan was dividing his kingdom he gave him Transoxiana, part of Khwarazm,...

The Turkic Tribes that have also had Separate Monarchs and Leaders but do not have a Close Relationship to the Tribes Mentioned in the Previous Division or to the Mongols yet are Close to them in Physiognomy and Language

Rashiduddin Fazlullah

Rashiduddin Fazlullah was grand vizier to the Mongol rulers of Iran. He was commissioned by the monarch Gazan Khan (1295-1304) to compile a history of all the peoples of the world. He set up a charitable foundation outside Tabriz, which included a hospital, pharmacy, a theological school, a school for orphans, a scriptorium and a library. He was put to death in 1318. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume III: Jami‘u’ t-Tawarikh: Compendium of Chronicles (Tome 1)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...Each of these nations has had a monarch or leader, their yurt s and dwelling places were delineated, and each has branched off into various subdivisions. These nations are held in high esteem at this time by the other...

The Joint Reign of Sultan Badi‘Uzzaman Mirza and Muzaffar–Husayn Mirza KÜrÄgÄn

Khwandamir

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume II: Habibu’s-Siyar: The History of the Mongols and Genghis Khan (Tome 3)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...Sultan Badi‘Uzzaman Mirza and Abu’l–Mansur Muzaffar–Husayn Mirza Kürägän Become Co–Rulers With the Agreement of the Late Emperor’s Ministers of State The truth is clear and patent to the intelligent that the reason the padishah is called...

The Turkic Nations that are now called Mongols but in Times Past were Separate Nations, Each with its own Language and Name

Rashiduddin Fazlullah

Rashiduddin Fazlullah was grand vizier to the Mongol rulers of Iran. He was commissioned by the monarch Gazan Khan (1295-1304) to compile a history of all the peoples of the world. He set up a charitable foundation outside Tabriz, which included a hospital, pharmacy, a theological school, a school for orphans, a scriptorium and a library. He was put to death in 1318. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume III: Jami‘u’ t-Tawarikh: Compendium of Chronicles (Tome 1)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...Each of these nations had a leader and a commander, and from each of them branched off tribes and clans, like the Jalayir, the Oyirat, the Tatar, &c., as will be explained in this chapter. Their yurt s (grazing...

Conclusion

R. Todd Godwin

R. Todd Godwin received his PhD from the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS), University of London, and now lectures at the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, Cambridge, UK and in the United States at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He has published in peer-reviewed journals on the early medieval Church of the East. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Persian Christians at the Chinese Court : The Xi’an Stele and the Early Medieval Church of the East

I.B.Tauris, 2018

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...This book has argued that the closeness existing between the Church of the East and the late Sasanian imperial court, a subject of intense scrutiny in recent secondary literature and amply evident in Syriac sources, was carried...

The History of the Reign Of Sultan–Abusa‘id Mirza

Khwandamir

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume II: Habibu’s-Siyar: The History of the Mongols and Genghis Khan (Tome 3)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...Mirza Sultan Abusa‘id Comes To Herat A Second Time, And Some Rulers’ Days Of Fortune And Life Come To An End When the sun of divine favor rose over the horizon of eternal felicity to brighten [76] Mirza Sultan–Abusa‘id’s eyes by the sight...

Book One

Mirza Haydar Dughlat

Muhammad Haydar Dughlat (1499-1551), known familiarly as Mirza Haydar, was a military general and ruler of Kashmir. A first cousin of Babur, the conqueror of Northern India and progenitor of the Mughal dynasty, he was raised by Babur in Kabul for several years, who also supervised his education. The historian Mir Ghiyasuddin Muhammad Husayni, known as Khwandamir, was born around 1475 into a highly educated religious elite. He was a member of the Safavid administration and was in Shah Isma’il’s service until around 1528, when he set off for India to join the Emperor Babur in Agra. Khwandamir died around 1535. Rashiduddin Fazlullah was grand vizier to the Mongol rulers of Iran. He was commissioned by the monarch Gazan Khan (1295-1304) to compile a history of all the peoples of the world. He set up a charitable foundation outside Tabriz, which included a hospital, pharmacy, a theological school, a school for orphans, a scriptorium and a library. He was put to death in 1318. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume I: Tarikh-i-Rashidi: A History of the Khans of Moghulistan

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...May It Not Be Hidden Or concealed from those of insight and learning that the glorious heavenly word and revelation of the Koran, which is the greatest of the Prophet Muhammad’s miracles and the most obvious proof of his blessedness—as he...

The History and Stories of the Nations of Oghuz and the Twenty-Four Branches of his Sons and their Offspring and Some of his Brothers and Cousins Who Joined him

Rashiduddin Fazlullah

Rashiduddin Fazlullah was grand vizier to the Mongol rulers of Iran. He was commissioned by the monarch Gazan Khan (1295-1304) to compile a history of all the peoples of the world. He set up a charitable foundation outside Tabriz, which included a hospital, pharmacy, a theological school, a school for orphans, a scriptorium and a library. He was put to death in 1318. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume III: Jami‘u’ t-Tawarikh: Compendium of Chronicles (Tome 1)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...The History and Stories of the Nations of Oghuz and the Twenty-four Branches of his Sons and their Offspring and of Some of his Brothers and Cousins who Joined him From them came into existence the nations of the Uyghur...

A Summary of Genghis Khan’s Career

Khwandamir

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume II: Habibu’s-Siyar: The History of the Mongols and Genghis Khan (Tome 3)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

Book chapter

...Genghis Khan’s father was Bartan Bahadur’s son Yesügäi Bahadur, and his mother was Öälün Äkä. He was born in Dülün Bolduq on the 20th of Dhu’l–Qa‘da 549 [January 26, 1155], the Year of the Pig. According to Mawlana Sharafuddin Ali Yazdi...

Book Two

Mirza Haydar Dughlat

Muhammad Haydar Dughlat (1499-1551), known familiarly as Mirza Haydar, was a military general and ruler of Kashmir. A first cousin of Babur, the conqueror of Northern India and progenitor of the Mughal dynasty, he was raised by Babur in Kabul for several years, who also supervised his education. The historian Mir Ghiyasuddin Muhammad Husayni, known as Khwandamir, was born around 1475 into a highly educated religious elite. He was a member of the Safavid administration and was in Shah Isma’il’s service until around 1528, when he set off for India to join the Emperor Babur in Agra. Khwandamir died around 1535. Rashiduddin Fazlullah was grand vizier to the Mongol rulers of Iran. He was commissioned by the monarch Gazan Khan (1295-1304) to compile a history of all the peoples of the world. He set up a charitable foundation outside Tabriz, which included a hospital, pharmacy, a theological school, a school for orphans, a scriptorium and a library. He was put to death in 1318. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume I: Tarikh-i-Rashidi: A History of the Khans of Moghulistan

I.B.Tauris, 2012

Book chapter

...In the Presence of the Exacting and the wise, I, the most humble of servants, Muhammad-Haydar, known familiarly as Mirza Haydar son of Muhammad-Husayn Kürägän (may God pardon him and his parents) say that it was always in my heart and mind...