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Čūbānids
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( Čobanids ), a family of Mongol amīr s claiming descent from a certain Sūrg̲h̲ān S̲h̲īra of the Suldūz tribe who had once saved the I life of Čingiz Ḵh̲ān. The most notable members of this family were:

(1) Amīr Čūbān . An able and experienced military commander, Amīr Čūbān, according to Ḥamd Allāh Mustawfī, fought his first battle in Rabīʿ II 688/April-May 1289 ( Tāʾrīk̲h̲-i Guzīda (GMS), 588); thereafter he served with distinction under the Ilk̲h̲āns Arg̲h̲ūn, Gayk̲h̲ātū, G̲h̲āzān and Uld̲j̲āytū [qq.v.]. He was appointed amīr al-umarāʾ by Abū Saʿīd in 717/1317, and married the …

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Savory, R.M., “Čūbānids”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 30 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_COM_0143>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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