Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936)

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b. Muḥammad Abu ’l-Fatḥ G̲h̲iyāt̲h̲ al-Dīn, a Sald̲j̲ūḳ ruler in the ʿIrāḳ (529—547 = 1134—1152). Like Muḥammad’s other sons, Masʿūd, when quite a child, was entrusted to an atābeg to be educated, namely the celebrated emīr Mawdūd and when the latter was murdered, Aḳ Sonḳor and Aiaba Ḏj̲uyūs̲h̲. Beg acted successively as Masʿūd’s tutors. The latter, an ambitious emīr, in the beginning of Maḥmūd’s reign tried to secure the sulṭānate for his protégé, then an eleven-yearold boy, but the attempt failed; …

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Houtsma, M. Th., “Masʿūd”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 06 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_4595>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936

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