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, a Turkomān dynasty which reigned from 708 to 829 (1308 to 1425) over the emirate of the same name. Aydi̊n-og̲h̲lu Meḥmed Beg (708-734/1308-1334), ṣubas̲h̲i̊ of the emir of Germiyān, separated from him in the early years of the 8th/14th century and started to make war on his own account, associating himself with Sasa Beg, son-in-law of the emir of Mentes̲h̲e. After having conquered Birgi, Ayaṣoluḳ and Keles, Sasa turned against his former ally and was defeated and put to death by him in 708/1308. Meḥmed Beg added to h…

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Mélikoff, I.. "Aydi̊̊n-Og̲h̲lu." Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition. Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Brill Online, 2016. Reference. 28 May 2016 <http://referenceworks.brillonline.com/entries/encyclopaedia-of-islam-2/aydin-oghlu-SIM_0902>
First appeared online: 2012
First Print Edition: isbn: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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