Ṭog̲h̲ri̊l (II)
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b. Muḥammad b. Malik S̲h̲āh, Rukn al-Dunyā wa ’l-Dīn, brother of the Sald̲j̲ūḳ sultan in the West, Maḥmūd [q.v.], and himself briefly ruler in ʿIrāḳ under the patronage of his uncle Sand̲j̲ar b. Malik S̲h̲āh [q.v.], sultan in the East and head of the Sald̲j̲ūḳ family (ruled 526-9/1132-4).

Born in 503/1109, he received as Atabeg or guardian from his father Sulṭān Muḥammad the amīr S̲h̲īrgīr and received as his fief a large part of the province of D̲j̲ibāl with the towns of Sāwa, Ḳazwīn, Abhar, Zand̲j̲ān, Ṭālaḳān, etc. On the death of his father (511/1118), t…

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Houtsma, M.T., “Ṭog̲h̲ri̊l (II)”, 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 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_7579>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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