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Who is Alp Arslan?
Alp Arslan was the second Sultan of the Seljuk Empire and great-grandson of Seljuk, the eponymous founder of the dynasty. His real name was Muhammad bin Dawud Chaghri, and for his military prowess, personal valour, and fighting skills he obtained the name Alp Arslan, which means "Heroic Lion" in Turkish.
- also known as Diya ad-Din, Adud ad-Dawlah, Abu Shuja, Muhammad, Alp Arslan ibn Chaghri-Beg ibn Mikail ibn Seljuq ibn Duqaq
- born on (986 years ago), child of Chaghri Beg
- nationality: Seljuk Empire
- religion: Sunni Islam, Islam
- Marriage with Aka
- parent of
- died on (943 years ago) in Amu Darya of assassination
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by Benjamin Disraeli
They may say what they like, but compared with him, Alp Arslan is a whitelivered Giaour.' 'Here is confusion to him and to ...
ALP ARSLAN AS-SALJUKI. Abu Shujaa Muhammad, the son of Tchakirbek Dawud, the son of Mikayil, the son of Saljuk, the son of Dukak, surnamed Adud ad-Dawlat Alp Arslan (the arm of the empire, the hero lion), was the nephew of ...
Kitab Wafayat Ala'yan. Ibn Khallikan's Biographical Dictionary Transl. by (Guillaume) B(aro)n Mac-Guckin de Slane (1845)
ALP ARSLAN AS-SALJUKI. Abu Shujaa Muhammad, the sou of Tcheghribek Dawud, the son of Mikayil, the son of Saljuk, the son of Dukak, surnamed Adud ad-Dawlat Alp Arslan (the arm of the empire, the hero lion), was the nephew of ...
The Middle Ages by Frank Northen Magill
commanders favored Alp Arslan, who had already established a formidable ...
by Corliss K. Slack
ALP ARSLAN (1029—72) 0 23 fenses were not to be rebuilt). Muslims living in the city were to depart, but a garrison would remain there and the Muslim villages surrounding the city would be protected. The temple area, the site of important ...
The Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature. - London, Longman, Hurst (usw.) 1819-20 (1819)
by Abraham Rees
ALP ARSLAN, in Biograþby and Hfflorj, second sultan of the dynasty of Seljuks, in Jran or Persia. the son of _ David or Jaffar Bag, and great gran'dson of Seljuk, who sounded this dynasty, was born in the year of the Hegira 42), A.D. 1030.
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