The Turkic peoples in medieval Arabic writings

Level B OM958.4 /502625 Available
Full title: The Turkic peoples in medieval Arabic writings / Yehoshua Frenkel.
Main author: Frenkel, Yehoshua.
Format: Book           


Summary: "This book provides translations and analysis of the Arabic sources relating to the Turkic invasions of the Middle East in the eleventh century"--
"Translating a collection of the most important descriptions of the Turks found in medieval Arabic texts into English, this book aims at delineating the coming of the Turkic people in the eleventh century, their military successes in Iran and Iraq, and the emergence of the sultanate. The book introduces the reader to the history of the Islamic Caliphate and the Turkic people. This introduction is followed by annotated translated sources which illuminate; the view of the Eurasian steppes in Muslim-Arabic geographical writing from the pre-Salj
Language: English
Published: New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group , 2015.
Classmark: OM958.4 /502625
Subjects:
Series: Routledge studies in the history of Iran and Turkey.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 114-133) and index.
ISBN: 9780415747646 (hardback)
0415747643 (hardback)
9781315752952 (e-book)
1315752956 (e-book)