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Manghit tribal groups
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Manghit (also Manghīt, Mānghīt, Mānghit, Manqit, Manqiṭ, Manqīṭ, later also Nogay), is a general ethnonym referring to several Mongol and Turkic tribal groups.

1. Late sixth/twelfth to mid-eighth/fourteenth centuries

They are first mentioned in connection with the rise of Chinggis Khān (born Temüjin, r. 602–24/1206–27) in the late sixth/twelfth century. At that time the tribe inhabi…

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Landa, Ishayahu, “Manghit tribal groups”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 29 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_36162>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 9789004413443, 2020, 2020-2

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