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Alp Arslan

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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.

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Google previewIbn Khallikan's Biographical Dictionary (1843)

by Ibn Khallikān

Alp Arslan, the son of the Sultan Mahmud, and surnamed al-Khafaji the Seljuk, was there with him. On Zinki's death, the chief men of the empire assembled, and with them the vizir Jamal ad-din Muhammad al-Ispahani, surnamed al-Jawad ( the ...

Google previewKitab wafayat ala'yan. Ibn Khallikan's Biographical Dictionary transl. by (Guillaume) b(aro)n Mac-Guckin de Slane (1845)

by 'Abu-l-'Abbas Sams-al-din 'Ahmad ibn Muhammad Ibn Hallikan, Guillaume baron Mac-Guckin de Slane

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 ...

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