1st Edition

The History of the Seljuq Turks
The Saljuq-nama of Zahir al-Din Nishpuri

Edited By

Edmund Bosworth

ISBN 9780415583121
Published June 1, 2010 by Routledge
204 Pages

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Book Description

Nishapuri flourished in the 12th century and wrote a succinct history in Persian of the Saljuq Turks, a tribal group from Central Asia who in the 11th century established a vast empire, enduring for some century and a half and bringing about lasting changes to the ethnic composition and the patterns of land utilisation in the northern tier of the Middle East.


'Luther's translation will be welcome to both students of Rashid al-Din and students of medieval Persian history.' - Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society