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Īlkhānids
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The Īlkhānids were a Mongol dynasty that ruled much of the Middle East from the mid-seventh/thirteenth to the mid-eighth/fourteenth century. Nomads had been active in the politics of the eastern Islamic lands since the arrival of the Saljūq Turks in the early fifth/eleventh century, but the elimination of the ʿAbbāsid caliphate (656/1258…

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Kamola, Stefan, “Īlkhānids”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_32408>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 9789004386655, 2019, 2019-4



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