D̲j̲unayd
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, last of the amīrs of the family of the Aydi̊n-og̲h̲lu [q.v.]. D̲j̲unayd who is given in the Ottoman sources the surname of Izmir-og̲h̲lu, succeeded for nearly a quarter of a century in prolonging the existence of the Aydi̊n amīrate through intrigues as clever as they were bold and by turning to account the dynastic wars between the sons of Bayezīd I. The recent researches by Himmet Akin, whose efforts were directed mainly towards documents in Turkish archives, have helped to enrich the insufficient infor…

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I. Mélikoff, “D̲j̲unayd”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 20 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_2116>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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