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

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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

...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

Burnam W. Reynolds

Burnam W. Reynolds is Professor of History at Asbury University, USA. He has written many journal articles and scholarly papers and is the author of Columbanus: Light on the Early Middle Ages (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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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

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

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

Leonora Neville

Leonora Neville studies Byzantine culture and society, and is the John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe Professor of Byzantine History at the University of Wisconsin Madison. Her work focuses on medieval history writing, authority, gender, and the importance of the classical past for Byzantine culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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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...

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...

Leadership and opposition under the count of Loritello

Hervin Fernández-Aceves

Hervin Fernandez-Aceves is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Leeds Humanities Research Institute, University of Leeds, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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County and Nobility in Norman Italy : Aristocratic Agency in the Kingdom of Sicily, 1130–1189

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The restructuring of the baronial upper stratum had already started to be consolidated during the last years of Roger’s kingship. The peninsular upper aristocracy cemented around the counts. Without having to depend on a royal office...

The Existence of God

Daniel Rynhold

Daniel Rynhold is Assistant Professor of Modern Jewish Philosophy at Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, Yeshiva University, New York. He serves on the editorial boards of Le'ela and the Journal of the London School of Jewish Studies, and is the author a previous book entitled Two Models of Jewish Philosophy: Justifying One's Practices (2005). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Introduction to Medieval Jewish Philosophy

I.B.Tauris, 2009

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...One would probably expect medieval Jewish thinkers to have spent an inordinate amount of time formulating and refining their arguments for the existence of God. After all, the existence of God is surely the most fundamental idea of all...