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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 Some of his Brothers and Cousins Who Joined him

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

Book chapter

...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...

The Unsettled Frontier

The Eastern Frontier : Limits of Empire in Late Antique and Early Medieval Central Asia

IB Tauris, 2019

Book chapter

...Ḥārith b. Surayj at the intersection of revolutionary Islam and Turkish invaders The conquest and integration of Ṭukhāristān and Transoxiana into the Umayyad Caliphate brought regions that had long been outside any form of direct...

Dynastic polities of Ṭabaristān

Decline and Fall of the Sasanian Empire : The Sasanian–Parthian Confederacy and the Arab Conquest of Iran

I.B. Tauris, 2008

Book chapter

...The general trajectory of events in Ṭabaristān can be integrated into the course of Sasanian history from the reigns of Pīrūz (459–484) and Qubād (488–531) onward. We must follow these to the extent that we can reconstruct them...

Extending the Frontier

The Eastern Frontier : Limits of Empire in Late Antique and Early Medieval Central Asia

IB Tauris, 2019

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...Qutayba b. Muslim in Samarqand In the eighth century, the Umayyad presence along the eastern frontier moved from incursions by armies from Iraq and the wild east of rebellious tribesmen fleeing the reach of the imperial authorities...

Revolts of late antiquity in Khurāsān and Ṭabaristān

Decline and Fall of the Sasanian Empire : The Sasanian–Parthian Confederacy and the Arab Conquest of Iran

I.B. Tauris, 2008

Book chapter

...In the previous chapter we argued that the histories of the quarter of theeast (kūst-i khwarāsān) and the quarter of the north (kūst-i ādurbādagān) during the Sasanian period, being for the most part controlled by Parthian dynastic...

Unifying the Frontier

The Eastern Frontier : Limits of Empire in Late Antique and Early Medieval Central Asia

IB Tauris, 2019

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...The Ṭāhirids, the Sāmānids and the frontier process In 1953, Vladimir Minorsky coined the term Iranian Intermezzo to describe the period of Iranian history that fell between the era of direct rule by the Arab caliphs of the Rāshidūn...

The Kurt Kings of Herat

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

...A Summary Account Of The Ancestors Of The Kurt Kings Of Herat According to some historians, the lineage of these mighty kings goes back to Sultan Sanjar, son of Malikshah the Seljuq. This claim is supported by the fact that in the masnavi...

The Samanids: The First Islamic Dynasty of Central Asia

Early Islamic Iran

I.B.Tauris, 2012

Book chapter

...Each one of the chapters in this volume, for all the rich diversity of their subject matters, touches upon a common theme: the impact of pre-Islamic Persian concepts and world-views, which survived the shock of the Arab conquests...

Shaping the Eastern Frontier

The Eastern Frontier : Limits of Empire in Late Antique and Early Medieval Central Asia

IB Tauris, 2019

Book chapter

...When Pīrūz dragged the frontier The history of the Sasanian Empire has long been told from a perspective that favours the western reaches of the empire. Mesopotamia, the administrative heartland of the empire, had a long history...