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( ḳarāmānids ), a Turkish dynasty which ruled over the regions of Ič-Il, Ḳonya and Niğde [qq.v.].

The claim made by Yazi̊d̲j̲i̊ -og̲h̲lu ʿAlī [q.v.] that the Ḳarāmān-og̲h̲ullari̊ belonged to the Avs̲h̲ar [see afs̲h̲ar ] tribe is plausible. It is probable that they were settled in Arrān [q.v.] prior to the Mongol invasion, that because of it they had to immigrate to the Sivas region, and that after taking part in the Babāʾī [q.v.] revolt they moved to the Ermenek region and established their home there. The Ermenek-Mut-Anamur region was conquered in 622/1225 during th…

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Sümer, F., “Ḳarāmān-Og̲h̲ullari̊”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 12 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_3919>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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