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  1. Druzhina

    Seljuk Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers

    Seljuk Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers Life-size Seljuk Stucco Figures of Princes, mid-11th-mid-12th century Surviving Seljuk Maces 12th century Saljuq Mirror with horse-backed hunter Tile with Saljuq horsemen, 13thC, Kashan, Iran, Museo Nazionale d'Arte Orientale, Rome Tile with mounted...
  2. Polynikes

    How similar were the Mongols and Seljuk Turks militarily?

    I'm fairly inexperienced in regards to Medieval warfare, so bear with me. 1.But How similar were they? 2.Did they possess any real differences? 3.Did they employ similar tactics? I would have to assume so considering they were both steppe horse archer armies. 4.Which army (at its height) was...
  3. Druzhina

    Seljuk Maces

    Here are three contemporary images that include an asymmetrical mace, probably known as the qurz from the 12th-13th centuries. This was probably the forebear of the animal-headed mace of later centuries. A Shahnama scene "The Iranians leave the castle of Farwad", on a Seljuk tile, Iran...
  4. Druzhina

    Seljuk dress and armour of the 13th century is the Romance of Varqa and Gulshah

    The main primary documentary source for Seljuk dress and armour of the 13th century is the Romance of Varqa and Gulshah Plus large pictures of: 19: Gulshāh fleeing the palace of Rabī‘; a rabbit among the feet of the horse; to the right the door and the walls of a palace 20: The...
  5. Druzhina

    Illustrations of Seljuk Turk Costume & Soldiers

    Illustrations of Seljuk Turk Costume & Soldiers: A Seljuk Lampas Robe, Central Asia, 11th/12th century Seljuk Soldiers on a Bas Relief, 12th century, Anatolia Seljuk Cavalry on a Bas Relief, 12th century Seljuk Horsemen on a Wall Painting, 13th century Battle plate, early 13th century, with...
  6. chagatai

    Architecture of the Seljuk Turks

    Seljuk Empire - 1037–1194 The architecture can be found in the areas where the Seljuks ruled; most of the Middle East and Anatolia between. After the 11th century the Seljuks of Rum emerged out of the Great Seljuk Empire, developing their own unique architecture. As you can see Seljuk...
  7. BigPapaJohnson

    The battle of Manzikert: the Seljuk experience

    Hello. For more information, go see my blog. Historum - History Forums - Anatolia Pré-ottomane / Pre-ottoman Anatolia The battle of Manzikert: the Seljuk experience. How was pre-ottoman Anatolia? This blog will try to answer that question through a bunch of articles, dealing respectively...
  8. antocya

    Seljuk (and other Turkic Anatolian) architecture

    Recently I visited some places in Turkey and I was wondering if people have some background info about the significance or anything. I visited Ahlat in Bitlis and they had some interested reliefs on stones. I was wondering what if any significance they had. This was an old tombstone with...
  9. Cavanboy

    Why were the Seljuk Turks so succesfull?

    Why were the Seljuk Turks so successful against the Byzantine empire? is it because the Byzantine empire had conflicts elsewhere or was there a different reason?