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i. a dynasty in Kirmān [q.v.] in the 7th/13th century, descended from the Ḳara-K̲h̲itay [q.v.] of Transoxania. The dynasty, successively vassals of the K̲h̲wārazm-S̲h̲āh. the Mongol Great K̲h̲āns and the dynasty of Hūlāgū K̲h̲ān (Īlk̲h̲āns), lasted from 619/1222 or 620/1223 to 706/1305-6, but never had more than local importance. It entertained close relations with the neighbouring dynasties of the Atābegs of Yazd, the Salg̲h̲urids of Fārs and the Muẓaffarids [q.v.] and came into occasional contact with the caliph and with India. The founder of the dynasty (from …

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Minorsky, V., “Ḳutlug̲h̲-K̲h̲ānids”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 21 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_4588>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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