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Artuḳids
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, (not urṭukids ), a Turkish dynasty which reigned over the, whole or part of Diyār Bakr, either independently or under Mongol protectorate, from the end of the 5th/11th to the beginning of the 9th/15th century.

Artuḳ, son of Ekseb, belonged to the Turkoman tribe Döger [q.v.]. In 1073 he was in Asia Minor, operating for and against the Byzantine Emperor

Michael VII, but he later appears principally as an officer in the service of the Great Sald̲j̲ūḳ Maliks̲h̲āh. In 1077 he brought the Carmathians of Baḥrayn under the rule of Maliks̲h̲āh; in 1079 Maliks̲…

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Cahen, Cl., “Artuḳids”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 18 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_0743>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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