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Alp Arslan

(1063—1073)


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Seljuk sultan (1063–73); born ca.1030, died Turkestan Jan. 1073.

Nephew of Tughrul Beg, Alp Arslan ruled Iran, Iraq, and northern Syria. To keep his Turkomans occupied, he allowed them to ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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