Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936)

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Ḳorḳūd
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, eldest son of the Ottoman Sulṭān Bāyazīd II, was appointed to the governorship of the province of Teke in Asia Minor; incurring the enmity of the grand vizier ʿAlī Pas̲h̲a, who preferred his brother Aḥmad Sulṭān to him, he decided to quit his father’s territory after the grand vizier had seized certain estates in his province; obtaining sanction to set out on the pilgrimage to Mecca, he embarked in Muḥarram 915 (April 1509) with 87 persons in his train on five ships commanded by Raʾīs Aḳbas̲h̲…

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Huart, Cl., “Ḳorḳūd”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 28 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_4277>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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