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25 07, 2017

Seljuk Dynasty – Medieval Islamic history

By |2017-07-25T09:04:58-07:00July 25th, 2017|History, Islam|0 Comments

The Seljuks defeat the Persians (1040 AD) The Seljuks were Turkic nomads from Turkmenistan. They were related to the Uighurs. They entered the Abbasid empire around 950 AD and gradually converted to Sunni Islam. By 1030 AD the Seljuks [...]