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Genghis Khan’s Progeny Who Ruled in the Ulugh Yurt After his Death

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

...The khaqans who sat on the throne of the khanate in Genghis Khan’s ulugh yurt, which consisted of Kälürän and Qaraqorum and was known as Ordubaligh, numbered fifteen according to Mawlana Sharafuddin Ali Yazdi’s report in the introduction...

A peculiar institution

The Prehistory of the Crusades : Missionary War and the Baltic Crusades

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...When the meeting concluded on a day in March 1147 at the Church of the Savior, which was perched on a low island on the river at Frankfurt, the leaders of the expedition, later sources briefly note, felt it advisable that one-third...

Observing Ziyara In Two Medieval Muslim Travel Accounts

Remapping Travel Narratives (1000-1700) : To the East and Back Again

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Muslim travel literature is rich with observations about worship in the pre-modern era as it took place in mosques, madrasas, shrines, tombs, and other spaces considered holy by devotees; the accounts include records of ritual— whether...
...The stylistic developments in classical Persian poetry between the tenth and sixteenth centuries are commonly classified on the basis of poetic styles and the literary activity in courtly centres over a wide geographical area, although...

The Turkic Tribes that were Anciently Styled Mongol, from which many Tribes have come into Being

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

...Some stories about them will come in the history of Dobun Bayan and Alan Qo’a. These Mongol tribes form two divisions, the Dürlükin Mongols and the Niru’un Mongols. By Dürlükin Mongols is meant the Mongols generally, while the Niru’un...
...This chapter opens with a programmatic authorial confession, indicative of a poet who considers his task as that of a scholar, committed to the ceaseless acquisition of knowledge:All references to Nezāmi’s text are taken from Kolliyāt-e...

Change Over Time

Byzantine Gender

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

Book chapter

...This account has been a remarkably static image of Medieval Roman gender. I have culled information from the sixth to the fourteenth centuries and amalgamated it into a common meatloaf. This is regrettable because Byzantine culture...

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

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

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

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

...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...

Ingenious Mechanical Devices

Light from the East : How the Science of Medieval Islam Helped to Shape the Western World

I.B.Tauris, 2011

Book chapter

...One of the most illustrious figures in the history of Islamic mathematics is Abu’l Fath Umar ibn Ibrahim al-Khayyami (ca. 1048–ca. 1130). As his name indicates he was the son of Ibrahim al-Khayyami, whose last name means ‘the Tentmaker’‘One...