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Ṭog̲h̲ri̊l (I) Beg
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, Abū Ṭālib Muḥammad b. Mīkāʾīl (b. towards the end of the 10th century A.D., d. 455/1063), leading figure of the Sald̲j̲ūḳ family and, with his brother Čag̲h̲ri̊ Beg Dāwūd [q.v.], founder of the Great Sald̲j̲ūḳ Sultanate in Persia and ʿIraḳ.

Ṭog̲h̲ri̊l and Čag̲h̲ri̊ must have been born when the Og̲h̲uz tribe [see g̲h̲uzz ] was still in the Central Asian steppes to the north of K̲h̲wārazm and Transoxania, and after their father’s death were apparently brought up in the D̲j̲and [q.v. in Suppl.] region by their grandfather Sald̲j̲ūḳ b. Duḳāḳ, eponymous founder of the Sald̲j̲ūḳ…

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Bosworth, C.E., “Ṭog̲h̲ri̊l (I) Beg”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 14 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_7578>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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