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  Alp Arslan - LoveToKnow 1911
ALP ARSLAN, or [[Axan, Mahommed Ben Da'Ud]] (1029-1072), the second sultan of the dynasty of Seljuk, in Persia, and great-grandson of Seljuk, the founder of the dynasty, was born in the year A.D. 1029 (421 of the Hegira).
The dominion of Alp Arslan now extended over the fairest part of Asia; 1200 princes or sons of princes surrounded his throne and 200,000 warriors were at his command.
Alp Arslan, the most skilful archer of his day, motioned to his guards not to interfere and drew his bow, but his foot slipped, the arrow glanced aside and he received the assassin's dagger in his breast.
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 US Bazaar.com : Encyclopedia Pages : Alp Arslan
Alp Arslan (1029 – December 15, 1072) was the second sultan of the dynasty of Seljuk Turks, in Persia, and great-grandson of Seljuk, the founder of the dynasty.
Alp Arslan defeated Qutulmush for the throne and succeeded on April 27th, 1064 as sultan of Great Seljuk, and thus became sole monarch of Persia from the river Oxus to the Tigris.
Alp Arslan's strength lay in the military realm, domestic affairs were handled by his able Persian vizier, Nizam al-Mulk; the founder of the administrative organization which characterized and strengthened the sultanate during the reigns of Alp Arslan and his son, Malik Shah.
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 Alp Arslan
He succeeded his father Da'ud[?] as ruler of Khorasan[?] in 1059, and his uncle Toğrül[?] as sultan of Oran and Baghdad in 1063, and thus became sole monarch of Persia from the river Oxus to the Tigris.
In 1068 Alp Arslan invaded the Byzantine Empire.
After Alp Arslan's victories the balance in the near Asia changed completely in favour of Seljuk Turks and Sunni Muslims.
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 Alp Arslan Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Alp Arslan (1026-1072) was the second Seljuk sultan of Persia and Iraq and a member of the Turkish dynasty which revitalized Moslem rule in the declining days of the Abbasid caliphate.
Alp Arslan was born Muhammad ibn Daud in the Arab Empire's Persian province of Khurasan in 1026 (or 1029 or 1032).
Alp Arslan was a courageous man, generous in his treatment of opponents.
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In the meantime Seljuks (a nomadic tribe from Moggolia) under Alp Arslan, pillaged and burned to ashes christian cities in the eastern frontiers of the empire.
Alp Arslan was surprised by this sudden move of Romanus, and called for help from all Musulmans, for a holy war against christians.
Alp Arslan, from a hill, observed the without reason disorganization of byzantines, and ordered all his army to attack.
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 The Seljuqs of Rum
The Ghuzz scattered to Western Persia and north to Azerbaijan, and Arslan’s nephews Tughril Beg and Daood assumed the leadership.
Early in the next year Alp Arslan was inaugurated as Sultan by Khalif Qaim in Baghdad, and his name was inserted in public prayers.
Alp Arslan was also dead within a year, stabbed to death by a captive brought before him for questioning.
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 Battle of Manzikert (1071 A.D.)
The Battle of Manzikert occurred on August 26, 1071 between the Byzantine Empire and Seljuk Turkish forces led by Alp Arslan, resulting in the defeat of the Byzantine Empire and the capture of Emperor Romanus IV Diogenes.
Thinking that Alp Arslan was either further away or not coming at all, Romanus marched towards Lake Van expecting to retake Manzikert rather quickly, as well as the nearby fortress of Khliat if possible.
When the Emperor Romanus IV was conducted into the presence of Alp Arslan, he was treated him with considerable kindess, and offered him the terms of peace which he had offered previous to the battle.
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 Türk Sultanlarý :: Türk Sultanlarý online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Alp Arslan, amcasý Tuðrul Bey' in 1063' de vefatý üzerine ikinci Selçuklu Sultaný olarak tahta çýktý.
Sultan Alp Arslan, 42 yaþýnda Malazgirt zaferinden sonra Maveraünnehr seferine giderken, Hana kalesinin fethi sýrasýnda bir batýni tarafýndan þehid edildi (1072).
Alp Arslan, büyük tarihi zaferlerinin yaný sýra, medreseler kurmak, ilim adamlarýna ve talebeye vakýf geliri ile maaþlar tahsis etmek, imar ve sulama tesisleri vücuda getirmek suretiyle de hizmetler yapmýþtýr.
www.turksultans.com /sultan/alparslan.htm   (452 words)

 GENERALS OF THE MILLENIUM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Alp Arslan was one of a string of able Seljuk commanders.
Alp Arslan caught this army encamped in a valley near Manzikert on the morning of August 19, 1071.
The Schism of 1054, that split Byzantine orthodoxy from Roman Catholicism, then Manzikert in 1071, and the speeches of Pope Urban II in 1095 (ushering in the Crusades), together defined the permanent shift of Christian culture away from Constantinople.
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 The Seljuk Empire - All Empires
Alp Arslan crushed the rebel forces near Ray and began planning a new conquest of Asia Minor.
Alp Arslan united his forces with the raiders of his generals and crushed the Byzantines at the Battle of Malazgirt (Manzikert) in 1071.
Alp Arslan marched on the Eastern border to end the war, besieged the Fort Barzam but was assasinated by Yusuf Kharezmi, commander of the fort.Yusuf was cut down by Alp Arslan's ghulams (guards) but Alp Arslan died after a short time.
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 ALP - Search Results - MSN Encarta
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 A General History of the Near East, Chapter 11
Alp Arslan was a commanding figure, with mustaches so long that he had to tie them behind his long Persian cap to keep them from interfering with his archery.
Alp Arslan learned they were coming in May, when he reached the Syrian town of Aleppo, and immediately turned around and headed north with only his personal guard of 4,000 men, recrossing the Euphrates with such haste that he had to abandon most of his horses and pack animals.
Alp Arslan chose to watch from a hill on the edge of the plain, and gave command in the field to a eunuch named Tarang.
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 Enthronement of Alp Arslan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
However, Alp Arslan, the other son of Cagri Bey and Kutalmis, the son of Arslan Yabgu and some other emirs and princes did not recognise the sultanate of Suleyman.
Kutalmis fought with Alp Arslan in a place near Damegan and lost his life for the sake of sultanate (1064).
Alp Arslan ascended the throne of the Seljuk State in the city of Rey.
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 The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire Chapter 57
In the morning the royal captive was presented to Alp Arslan, who doubted of his fortune, till the identity of the person was ascertained by the report of his ambassadors, and by the more pathetic evidence of Basilacius, who embraced with tears the feet of his unhappy sovereign.
Death of Alp Arslan, A.D. In the treaty of peace, it does not appear that Alp Arslan extorted any province or city from the captive emperor; and his revenge was satisfied with the trophies of his victory, and the spoils of Anatolia, from Antioch to the Black Sea.
Alp Arslan possessed the virtues of a Turk and a Mussulman; his voice and stature commanded the reverence of mankind; his face was shaded with long whiskers; and his ample turban was fashioned in the shape of a crown.
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 RE: What was the real meaning of the term
From prior posts and from our current accepted history, we are told that a Gallic tribe at one time occupied central Asia Minor, and we have been told that the language of these people was the same as that of the people living in the Germanic Rhineland, as late as the 4th cent.
"ALP ARSLAN, or AXAN, MAHOMMED BEN DA'UD (1020-1072), the second sultan of the dynasty of Seljuk, in Persia, and great-grandson of Seljuk, the founder of the dynasty, was born in the year A.D. 1029 (421 of the Hegira).
The wound proved mortal, and Alp Arslan expired a few hours after he received it, on the i8th of December 1072.
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 Alp Arslan Summary
He succeeded his father Da'ud as ruler of Khorasan in 1059, and his uncle Toğrül as sultan of Iran and Baghdad in 1063, and thus became sole monarch of Persia from the river Oxus to the Tigris.
While the Byzantine Empire was to continue for nearly another four centuries, and the Crusades would contest the issue for some time, their victory at Manzikert signalled the beginning of Turkish ascendancy in the Middle East.
Alp Arslan's strength lay in the military realm, domestic affairs being handled by his Persian vizier, Nizam al-Mulk; founder of the administrative organization which characterized and strengthened the sultanate during the reigns of Alp Arslan and his son, Malik Shah.
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 Cappadocia INFO - History of Cappadocia
It was the aim of Romanos IV Diogenes, in raising an army to meet Alp Arslan, to dispel the threat once and for all.
Although Alp Arslan delivered up his captive, in Byzantium pretenders to the throne were waiting for Romanos on his return.
Before long Alp Arslan himself fell to an assassin and was replaced by his son Melikshah.
www.cappadociainfo.com /cappadocia-history/seljuk.html   (1208 words)

 Economic Thought of Nizam Al-Mulik Al-Tusi.
He held the reins of the empire during the rules of Alp Arslan and his successor-son, Malik Shah, especially during the rule of the latter who succeeded to the throne in 465 AH/I072 AD.
Alp Arslan also started towards Nishapur and he and his army reached Damghan.
Alp Arslan, compelled by his brotherly affection, sent a message to Qutlumush to desist from mischief.
islamic-world.net /economics/nizam_al_mulik.htm   (5729 words)

 NuHuN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Sultan Alp Arslan atasının əmisi oğlu Qutalmışın Savə şəhərini tutaraq, Rey üzərindən onun üstünə gəldiyini eşitdi.
Sultan Alp Arslan Ağcaqalanı (indiki Bolnisi rayonunun Arıxlı kəndi yaxınlığında yerləşir) və Samşvilde (gürcü dilindən tərcümə etdikdə Üç ox deməkdir - Müəllif) qalasını tutduqdan sonra Axal – Qala üzərinə yeridi.
Sultan Alp Arslanın Roman IV Diogeni öldürməməsində hansısa bir siyasi məqsəd olduğundan şübhələnən Bizans əyanları onun gözlərini çıxartdıraraq, monastra göndərdilər.
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 Alp Arslan - Wikipedia
Mehmed Alp Arslan (andere naam: Mohammed ben Da'ud) (1029 - 15 december 1072) was de tweede sultan van de dynastie van de Seltsjoeken, en achterkleinzoon van Seltsjoek, de stichter van de dynastie.
In 1068 viel Alp Arslan het Byzantijnse Rijk binnen.
Alp Arslan, de meest bekwame schutter van zijn tijd, instrueerde zijn lijfwachten om zich niet te mengen in de strijd.
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 Alp Arslan - Vikipedi
Alp Arslan, Selçuk Türkleri'nin ikinci sultanı (1029 - 15 Aralık, 1072).
Alp Arslan, Türklerin Ortadoğu'dan Anadolu'ya gelişlerini yöneten askeri komutan ve hükümdardır.
Alp Arslan 1071 yılında, Türk tarihinin en önemli zaferlerin biri olan Malazgirt Savaşı'nı kazanmıştır.
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 Travel Guide To Turkey, Guide de la Turquie, GUIDE MARTINE, Guide to Turkey, Guide de Turquie, Travel, Turkey, Voyage, ...
In 1071, Alp Arslan defeated the Byzantine Emperor Romanus IV Diogenes at the Battle of Manzikert (Malazgirt) in the north of Van.
This victory caused the Byzantines to lose their Anatolian provinces and as a result, Alp Arslan allowed his Turcoman generals to create small “beyliks” (emirates) of their own in Anatolia.
Kılıç Arslan II finally dissolved the Danışmendid State with the annexation of Sivas, Niksar and Tokat in 1178.
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 Friday, August 26. 1071 - Turkish Daily News Aug 28, 1999
On Aug. 26, 1071, the Great Seljuk Sultan Alp Arslan and his army defeated the army assembled by the Byzantine Emperor Romanus IV Diogenes, captured the emperor and in the chaotic state that was Anatolia after the battle, opened Anatolia to Turkish settlement and rule.
In April 1071, Alp Arslan was besieging Damascus with his army en route to the invasion of Egypt (Damascus finally fell to the Seljuks under Atsiz in 1075).
Render Alp Arslan, a true servant of Amir al-Mu'minin, victorious over his enemies so that he may realize his objective and enhance Thy faith; Let Thine angels give his soldiers strength, because he is sacrificing his moral and material being for Thy sake and for the fulfillment of Thy commands.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for alp arslan
Alp Arslan, 1029-72, Seljuk sultan of Persia (1063-72).
After some early successes against the Seljuk Turks he was crushingly defeated and captured (1071) by Alp Arslan at Manzikert.
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 The Battle of Manzikert
Alp Arslan had inherited the Abbasid’s wary respect for Byzantium’s military power and at any rate regarded the Fatimid Caliphate of Egypt as his main enemy; he had no desire to engage the Byzantines in unnecessary hostilities.
Alp Arslan treated Romanus with the respect due to his position and imposed no harsh terms on the Byzantines.
Alp Arslan had respected his treaty with Romanus, and at any rate died the year after his victory at Manzikert.
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