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  AllRefer.com - Khwarazm, Central Asian History (Central Asian History) - Encyclopedia
Khwarazm is one of the oldest centers of civilization in central Asia.
Khwarazm was conquered by the Arabs in the 7th cent.
Khwarazm became an independent Uzbek state and was known as the khanate of Khiva after Khiva became the capital.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/K/Khwarazm.html   (381 words)

In 995 the country was united under the emirs of N Khwarazm, whose capital
Khwarazm became an independent Uzbek state and was known as the khanate of
Khiva, khanate of - Khiva, khanate of, former state of central Asia, based on the Khiva (Khwarazm or Khorezm) oasis...
www.factmonster.com /ce6/history/A0827581.html   (333 words)

 Kingdoms of the Far East - Khwarazm
The country is united under the Emirs of North Khwarazm, and gains a level of autonomy from the weak Persian Buyids.
The remnants of Khwarazm become an independent Muslim Ă–zbeg state, known as the Khanate of Khiva.
Originally an evolution of Khwarazm, by the mid-16th century it was entirely Muslim Uzbek.
www.kessler-web.co.uk /History/KingListsFarEast/AsiaKhwarazm.htm   (400 words)

 Khanate of Khiva
During the 16th century the khanate included, besides Khwarazm, the oases in the northern rim of Khorasan and the nomadic Turkmen tribes in the Kara Kum desert as well.
Already before the Uzbek conquest, Khwarazm had lost its former cultural importance as a result of the devastations caused by the incursions of Timur in the 1380s.
The khanate was weakened economically and politically; a great part of the lands irrigated in the first half of century was devastated and abandoned, and khanate lost its control of the Turkmens in the south.
www.geocities.com /Athens/5246/Khiva.html   (1414 words)

 BooksandAuthors.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Unknown to many, Khwarazm was the largest kingdom of its kind in the region, overshadowing the great Abbasid Caliphate of Baghdad both in wealth and military power.
The setting for the novel was born out of desire to refocus attention on the region and show a clash of cultures--the have's and have-not's, in a time and place that would eventually mark the end of what were the last truly epic empires and kingdoms of the millennium.
Khwarazm was born out of a region of turmoil both religious and political in nature.
www.booksandauthors.net /Interviews/NHCKim.html   (1564 words)

 Al-Biruni   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Khwarazm was at this time part of the Samanid Empire which ruled from Bukhara.
The Banu Iraq were the rulers of the Khwarazm region and Abu Nasr Mansur, al-Biruni's teacher, was a prince of that family.
Wars in the region were to disrupt the scientific work of al-Biruni and Abu Nasr Mansur and eventually both left Khwarazm in about 1017.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Mathematicians/Al-Biruni.html   (2962 words)

 Khiva with Anor Samarkand Travel
The Khanate of Khiva is former state of central Asia, based on the Khiva (Khwarazm or Khorezm) oasis along the Amu Darya River.
You come as an individual or in a small group, so lets show you Khiva, the way few foreigners have seen it.
Khwarazm or Khorezm was an ancient and medieval state of central Asia, situated in and around the basin of the lower Amu Darya River; now a region, NW Uzbekistan.
www.samarkand-travel.com /khiva.htm   (735 words)

 Battle 854 between RH (Sunkist) and Khwarazm (Ballard)
Shield -> RH Khwarazm is surrounded by a hazy glow...
Khwarazm's Confusion spell fizzles against RH's hazy glow.
Khwarazm flinches from the impact of the Light Wounds.
www.gamerz.net /~fm/Main/archives/B008/854.html   (663 words)

 Khiva - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Khiva (alternative names include Khorasam, Khoresm, Khwarezm, Khwarizm, Khwarazm, Chiwa and Chorezm) is the former capital of Khwarezmia, which lies in the present-day Khorezm Province of Uzbekistan.
Itchan Kala in Khiva was the first site in Uzbekistan to be inscribed in the World Heritage List (1991).
The district of Khwarazm, centred on the formerly rich and fertile delta of the Oxus or Amu-Darya, was an ancient centre of Iranic culture and Iranian architecture.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Khiva   (930 words)

 The Empire of Genghis Khan quiz
One neighbor, the Shah of Khwarazm in central Asia (around modern-day Afghanistan), made a fatal mistake in 1218 as a result of this fear.
Khwarazm suffered under trade sanctions imposed by the Mongols.
Khwarazm was brutally conquered, and more than twenty cities were utterly wiped out.
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz/quiz595386d3978.html   (526 words)

 Genghis Khan and Khwarazm - AlternateHistory.com Discussion Board   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Khwarazm was a prosperous nation, that would have done well, had it not been conquered.
Khwarazm (was it Sunni or Shia?) could remain a major power for a long-long time, and enjoy the renaissance.
The empire of the Khwarazmshahs was an unstable military regime with no real legitimacy amongst its subjects, at least outside the core area of Khwarazm itself.
www.alternatehistory.com /discussion/showthread.php?t=1623   (1525 words)

 SHAHBAZ GHARI - Explore the Beauties of PAKISTAN with Sherazi -  ContactPakistan.com
Khwarazm Shah moved to India in order to seek support with Genghis Khan closely chasing.
Khwarazm Shah put his horse in the River Indus at Hund.
All those who are familiar with the tussle between Khwarazm Shah and Genghis Khan still is at loss about who out of the two was braver, Khwarazm Shah whom a man like Genghis Khan who used to say, "I am the punishment of God.
www.contactpakistan.com /ExplorePakistan/Shahbazghari.html   (1176 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On the tanbars, the funeral ceremony around the casket is depicted in mourning colors of yellow, liver-color, and jet blue.
Then there are the Siyavoshiyans, a dynasty in Khwarazm, that remained in power until the fall of the region to the Arabs.
On the domed view of the tanbar there are depictions of the sun, the moon, and the symbol of the king, i.e., the abode of the pure, gods, and Ahura Mazda.
www.iles.umn.edu /faculty/bashiri/Borbad/Sughd.html   (3318 words)

 Adab al-Suluk: A Treatise on Spiritual Wayfaring
When he returned to Egypt, Ruzbahan found that he had become a perfect man who knew the secret of spiritual wayfaring (suluk) and had learned the rules and ways of the various stages of love (Ishq)and that he was capable of teaching and guiding others.
Therefore, he advised him to return to his native place, Khiyuk, situated in Khwarazm, and engage in guiding the seekers of the path and disseminate Sufi teachings.
Shaykh Najm al‑Din left for Khwarazm along with his wife and children and set up a hospice (khaniqah)and founded the Dhahabiyyah and Qurbaniyyah and other Sufi orders.
www.al-islam.org /al-tawhid/adab_al_suluk/1.htm   (454 words)

 Arsiyah - Wikpedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Whether the Arsiyah were a single tribe or composed of Muslims from a number of different tribes is unclear.
Also unclear is their origin; many historians regard them as deriving from Khwarazm, but some scholars point to the fact that "As" is the Turkic term for Alans amd believe that the Arsiyah were Alanic in origin.
According to Muslim sources, the Arsiyah formed the core of the Khazar army and were extremely influential in Khazar politics, but these assertions may be designed to exaggerate the importance of the Muslim community in Khazaria.
www.bostoncoop.net /~tpryor/wiki/index.php?title=Arsiyah   (180 words)

 UzOnLine: History
From the fourth to nineteenth centuries, control has been held by Alexander the Great, the Arabs, the Seljuk Turks of Khwarazm, Chingiss Khan, Tamarlane, the Timurids, and the Uzbeks.
Their first homeland, during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, was in an area of Khwarazm (also called Khiva), north of today's Uzbekistan.
They were originally a warlike, outlaw people; their name, Uzbek, became synonymous with "fear and villainy." Inconclusive efforts have been made to link them to Chingiss Khan, whose form of leadership their chiefs emanated, and at the time of the Mongol Invasion, they were considered Moguls.
www.angelfire.com /ak/Uzonline/his.html   (1866 words)

 Mansur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Abu Nasr Mansur was a native of Gilan which is mentioned in The Regions of the World, a Persian geography book of 982.
His family, the Banu Iraq, were rulers of Khwarazm the region adjoining the Aral Sea, and it was in this region that Abu Nasr Mansur studied and became a disciple of Abu'l-Wafa.
Abu Nasr Mansur was teaching in this area when he first began his association with al-Biruni whom he taught from about 990.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Mathematicians/Mansur.html   (1191 words)

 Central Asia: West   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This was the central portion of the Silk Road, here are the famous caravan cities of Samarkand and Tashkent, and here saw the "Great Game" between Russia and Great Britain in the 19th century.
Currently I have: Aryani and Aryanam-Baydjo, Astrakhan, Bokhara, Chorasmia, the Dahae, the Haraiva, the Karluks, Khazakhstan, Khiva, Khokand (Farghana), Khwarazm, Kyrgyzstan, Margiana, Qarakalpak, Samarkand, Sogdiana, Tashkent, Transoxania, Turkmenistan, Usrushana, and Uzbekistan.
The penultimate ruler of the Anushtiginids may possibly be the leading candidate for the man responsible for unleashing the Mongols on the world.
www.hostkingdom.net /centasia.html   (2210 words)

 Slide #214.3 Monograph   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1017, on the conquest of Khwarazm by the Ghaznavid ruler Mahmud, al-Biruni was carried off to Ghazna almost as part of the booty.
Under Mas'ud I (reigned 1030-40), the son and successor of Mahmud, al-Biruni was able to go on with his writing and scientific work.
He carried this out in Khwarazm and in Ghazna, and he produced a new method of measurement by using a convenient mountain from which the horizon could be observed.
www.henry-davis.com /MAPS/EMwebpages/214.3mono.html   (751 words)

 The Java Tutorial FAQ
So, in the Q & A style of great columnists everywhere, Khwarazm and Me answer your questions...
Khwarazm and me are FrameMaker's suggested respellings of Kathy and Mary's login names.
Thanks to a couple of readers from eastern Europe, we now know that Khwarazm is a city in Central Asia.
spdoc.cineca.it /java/tutorial/information/FAQ.html   (1910 words)

 Al Biruni   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Born: 15 Sept 973 in Kath, Khwarazm (now Kara-Kalpakskaya, Uzbekistan)
was born in Khwarazm, a region adjoining the Aral Sea now known as Karakalpakstan.
He shows no prejudice against different religious sects or races, but he does have strong words to say about various acts they committed.
www.zia.rahin.iwarp.com /albiruni.htm   (2961 words)

 The Java Tutorial FAQ
Khwarazm and Me answer some of the questions (mostly non-technical) that readers have sent us...
Khwarazm is the name both of a Central Asian city (now Khiva, Uzbekistan) and of a Persian mathematician born in that city around 780 A.D. The mathematician, Mohammed ibn-Musa al Khwarazm, is credited with introducing the Hindu Arabic decimal number system to the West, and the concept of zero into Arab mathematics.
The term algebra is taken from part of the title (al-jabr) of one of his books.
java.sun.com /doc/books/tutorial/information/FAQ.html   (1888 words)

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