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From Saljuq +‎ -id.


Saljuqid (not comparable)

  1. (historical) Of or pertaining to the Saljuqid dynasty.
    • 1936, Farmer, Henry George, “Turkish Instruments of Music in the Seventeenth Century”, in Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society[1], page 27:
      The pirinj būrū پرنج بورو [brass trumpet]. Invented by the Saljuqid Arslān Shāh at Konia.
    • 1973, Proceedings[2], page 117:
      During the Saljuqid Period the society was composed of essentially two classes: [...]
    • 1982, Encyclopædia Iranica[3], volume 13, page 230:
      This victory ended the influence of Byzantine emperors in Armenia and the rest of Caucasus and Azerbaijan, and spread the fame of the Saljuqid king in the Muslim world.
    • 2003, Islam in Context: Past, Present, and Future[4]:
      The Saljuqid Empire expanded during the period that the Abbasid dynasty was declining.
    • 2016, Wing, Patrick, The Jalayirids[5], Edinburgh University Press:
      Although the suppression of the revolt of Sharaf al-Dīn Masʽūd helped to consolidate the position of the Saljuqid governor Muʽīn al-Dīn Sulaymān, known as parvāna, in Anatolia, it had also demonstrated that the parvāna was dependent on Ilkhanid military support to maintain that position.
    • 2020, Renard, John, Crossing Confessional Boundaries[6], page 79:
      During the decades following the Saljuqid victory over Byzantine forces at Manzikert (1071), contingents of Muslim Turkmen gradually moved westward across the anciently Christian religious landscape of Anatolia.




Saljuqid (plural Saljuqids)

  1. (historical) A member of the Saljuqid dynasty.
    • 1967, Zand, Michaël I., Six Centuries of Glory[7], page 79:
      In this way, glorification of the Fatimids was the poet's method of promulgating Ismailism among those who were discontended with the Saljuqids.
    • 1971, The Islamic Literature[8], volume 17, page 33:
      The vast empire of the Saljuqids had disintegrated and a larger portion of it had passed to Muʼayyid who had established himself in Nīshāpūr.
    • 1990, Hopwood, Derek, editor, Studies in Arab History: the Antonius Lectures, 1978–87[9], page 10:
      Badr was governor over several provinces for thirty-two years; and Nizam, for thirty years, a prime minister under two of the great Saljuqids.
    • 2015, Leaman, Oliver, editor, The Biographical Encyclopedia of Islamic Philosophy[10], page 368:
      He served possibly as a tax collector first under the Ghaznavids and then the Saljuqids.
    • 2018, Dabashi, Hamid, Truth and Narrative[11]:
      Dubays ibn Ṣadaqa finally lost his head to a Saljuqid.
    • 2019, Singh, Surinder, The Making of Medieval Panjab[12]:
      The new ruler Bahram Shah (r. 1117–57), having received the assistance of the Saljuqids, accepted their overlordship.