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Turkish Myth and Muslim SymbolThe Battle of Manzikert$
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Carole Hillenbrand

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780748625727

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625727.001.0001

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The thirteenth-century accounts of the battle of Manzikert

The thirteenth-century accounts of the battle of Manzikert

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(p.52) Chapter 3 The thirteenth-century accounts of the battle of Manzikert
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Turkish Myth and Muslim Symbol
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Carole Hillenbrand

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625727.003.0003

This chapter gives translations of Muslim accounts of the battle of Manzikert dating from the thirteenth century. All these narratives are in Arabic; some of them are written in ornate style. The authors come from Central Asia, Iraq and Syria. Their accounts of the battle are presented in roughly chronological order. Each of these translations is accompanied by a detailed commentary, analysing their content, style and the specific context in which the author is writing.

Keywords:   Arabic, Rhetorical historiography, Jihad, Nizam al-Mulk, slave, Al-Husayni, Al-Bundari, Ibn al-Athir, Sibt b. al-Jawzi, Ibn al-'Adim

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