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  Oghuz Turks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name Oghuz is derived from the words "arrow" and "tribes." The depiction of an archer shooting an arrow was the flag of the Seljuk Empire, founded by the Oghuz Turks in the 10th century.
The mention of the "six Oghuz tribal union" in the Turkic Orhun inscriptions (6th century) pertains to the unification of the six Turkic tribes which became known as the Oghuz.
Oghuz Turkish literature includes the famous Book of Dede Korkut which was UNESCO's 2000 literacy work of the year, as well as the Oguznama and "Koroglu" epics which are part of the literacy history of Azerbaijanis, Turks of Turkey and Turkmens.
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 Encyclopedia: Oghuz
From the 5th century onwards, the Oghuz were the founders and rulers of several important Turkic kingdoms and empires, the most notable of them being the The Gokturks or Kokturks (Gök-Turks or Kök-Turks, with the meaning Celestial Turks), known as Tujue (突厥 tu2 jue2) in medieval This article is on the geographic and cultural entity.
The name Oghuz (also pronounced Okuz) is derived from "arrow" and "tribes." The depiction of an archer shooting an arrow was the flag of the Seljuk empire, which was founded by the Oghuz Turks in the 10th century.
The shelter of the Oghuz tribes was a tent-like dwelling, erected on wooden poles and covered with skin, felt, or hand-woven textiles, which is called a A Yurt is a traditional home of the nomads who live on the cold, dry steppes of Central Asia.
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 Oghuz Turks -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This land became known as the "Oghuz steppe" which is an area between the Caspian and (A lake east of the Caspian Sea lying between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan) Aral Seas.
Oghuz Turk dynasties include: Seljuks, Atabeks, Akkoyunlu, Karakoyunlu, Safavis, Afshars and Qajars (Gajars) and in (A peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey) Anatolia (Turkey) the Oghuz Turks founded the Ottoman empire.
Oghuz Turkish literature includes the famous Book of Dede Korkut which was (An agency of the United Nations that promotes education and communication and the arts) UNESCO's 2000 literacy work of the year, as well as the Oguznama and "Koroglu" epics which are part of the literacy history of Azerbaijanis, Turks of Turkey and Turkmens.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/o/og/oghuz_turks.htm   (2011 words)

  
 Oguz (Oghuz, Vartashen) - Azerbaijan - Azerb.com
Oghuz is the capital of a small rayon bordering Dagestan (Russian Federation).
It's named after the main Turkic group to move to Azerbaijan (the Azeri language is part of the Oghuz, or Western Turkic, group of Turkic languages, together with Anatolian Turkish and Turkmen).
South of Oghuz, on the road to Mingechavir there is and interesting Armenian church in Karimli.
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 Oghuz Turks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Oghuz Turks (also Ğuz or Oguz with various other spellings) were one of the major branches of Turks from the 8th until the 11th centuries.
During the Turkish migration in the 10th,11th and 12th century the Oghuz were among those Turks in the area of the Caspian Sea who migrated south and west towards westernAsia and eastern Europe instead of east towards Mongolia and Siberia.
The Oghuz Turks are regarded as the ancestors of today's western Turks: Azerbaijanis, Turks of Turkey, Turkmens, Qashqay Turks, Khorasani Turks and Gauguz Turks who number more than 100 million.
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 Turkmenistan - History
The origins of the Turkmen may be traced back to the Oghuz confederation of nomadic pastoral tribes of the early Middle Ages, which lived in present-day Mongolia and around Lake Baikal in present-day southern Siberia.
In the eleventh century, the renowned Muslim Turk scholar Mahmud al-Kashgari described the language of the Oghuz and Turkmen as distinct from that of other Turks and identified twenty-two Oghuz clans or sub-tribes, some of which appear in later Turkmen genealogies and legends as the core of the early Turkmen.
Oghuz expansion by means of military campaigns went at least as far as the Volga River and Ural Mountains, but the geographic limits of their dominance fluctuated in the steppe areas extending north and west from the Aral Sea.
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 Oghuz Turks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
During Turkic mass-migrations in the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th centuries, the Oghuz were among the indigenous Turks of Central Asia who migrated towards western Asia and eastern Europe via Transoxiana.
The Oghuz community gradually grew larger as various other Turkic tribes united during the Gokturk empire (6th, 7th century.) Oghuz is not an ethnic name, and it can be simply translated into "Turkic tribes".
Oghuz Turk Dynasties include: Seljuks, Atabeks, Akkoyunlu, Karakoyunlu, Safavis, Afshars and Qajars (Gajars) and in Anatolia (Turkey) the Oghuz Turks founded the Ottoman empire.
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 Encyclopedia: History of Azerbaijan
The Oghuz Turks (variously: O goz(Tanrinin goren gozu Gun, gormeyen gozu Ay) Oguz, Okuz, Oufoi, Guozz and Ghuzz) are regarded as one of the major branches of the Turkic peoples in history.
After the decline of the Arab caliphate, the Oghuz Turks in a series of mass migrations from Central Asia formed a majority in Azerbaijan in the 10th and 11th centuries, during Seljuk rule.
The Oghuz Turks were the founders of the Seljuk state, and had recently begun their domination of the area under Seljuk leadership.
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 oghuz turks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Oghuz Turks (Oguz Turks) were one of the major branches of Turks from the 8th until the 11th centuries.
During the Turkish migration in the 10th, 11th and 12th century the Oghuz were among those Turks in the area of the Caspian Sea who migrated south and west towards western Asia and eastern Europe instead of east towards Siberia.
They were the main rulers of the Gok-Turk empire of the 6th and 7th centuries, and also established the Oguz Yabgu state which collapsed in central Asia in the year 1,000.
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Oghuz literati of the middle ages also composed numerous genealogies, many of which were edited by a seventeenth-century ruler of the Turkmen who collected them into two separate volumes.
Moreover, there is another dastan connected with the Oghuz, named for the eponymous Oghuz Khan.13 Memmed Dadashzade is an ethnographer-folklorist at the Institute of History, Academy of Sciences, Baku, whose work on the significance of dastans is pathbreaking.
Turkish-speaking tribes, Khazars,a Kipchaks,b and Oghuz, beginning with the sixth-seventh centuries, settled within Azerbaijan, mixing and merging with the populations there.1 Despite the Khaliphate's exempting the tribes from taxes and other tolls in the vicinity of Derbend,c and other efforts2 to stem the Turkish-speaking tribes, they continued to arrive in Azerbaijan.
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 oghuz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Oghuz Turks (also Ğuz and with various other spellings) were one of the four major branches of Turks in the 10th century.
During the Turkish migration in the 10th, 11th and 12th century the Oghuz were among those Turks who migrated south towards Persia instead of east to Mongolia and China.
The migration was a matter of dispute among the Oghuz and the people divided.
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 Oghuz Turks - InformationBlast
The Oghuz Turks can be regarded as the ancestors of today's western Turks: Azerbaijanis, Turks of Turkey, Turkmens, Qashqay Turks, Khorasani Turks and Gauguz Turks.
According to Lev Gumilev in his accredited work entitled "1,000 years around the Caspian," the Oghuz Turks, in the anthropological category were Caucasoid.
The descendants of the Oghuz Turks established many different dynasties in Anatolia and Azerbaijan, most notably the Ottomans and Safavids.
www.informationblast.com /Oghuz.html   (159 words)

  
 All Empires - The Seljuk Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Imperial family of the Seljuk Empire, the House of Seljuk, was a member of the Kinik Oghuz Tribe.
The united Oghuz forces defeated a large Gaznawid army at the Nesa Plains in 1035, which was the first Seljuk victory over the Gaznawids.
The Oghuz rebels prisoned Sanjar and went on to plundering the towns and killing the amirs and governors.
www.allempires.com /empires/seljuk/seljuk1.htm   (1761 words)

  
 Turkmenistan
The Salor were one of the few original Oghuz tribes to survive to modern times.
Its closest relatives are the languages of the Turks in northeastern Iran and the Khorazm Province of south central Uzbekistan (Khorasani), Azerbaijan (Azeri), and Turkey (Turkish), all of which belong to the Oghuz group of this language family.
In 1989 some 2,537,000 speakers of Turkmen lived in Turkmenistan, with 121,578 in Uzbekistan (the vast majority in the Khorazm region on Turkmenistan's north central border), 39,739 in the Russian Federation (including 12,000 in the Stavropol' region along Russia's southwestern border), 20,487 in Tajikistan, and 3,846 in Kazakstan.
www.mongabay.com /reference/country_studies/turkmenistan/all.html   (17368 words)

  
 Turkmenistan - Historical Setting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Known as the Nine Oghuz, this confederation was composed of Turkic-speaking peoples who formed the basis of powerful steppe empires in Inner Asia.
Hence, by the late tenth century, the bonds of their confederation began to loosen.
The Seljuk Empire was centered in Persia, from which Oghuz groups spread into Azerbaijan and Anatolia.
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 Turkish Proverbs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the Turkish inscriptions found in Outer Mongolia and Siberia dating to the eighth century A.D., "Oghuz" and "Turks" appear as the names of two distinct communities, sometimes at war, sometimes in alliance, in which "Turks" were the dominant partner.
In their new home, the Turks, most of whom were now Oghuz Turks with their own "tribal religion," came under the influence of Islam and embraced this new religion.
Then, in the eleventh century, Seljuk Turks, named after a warrior leader from one of the Oghuz tribes, took control of the eastern districts in the caliphal lands and finally formed the Seljuk Empire, which extended from eastern Iran to western Anatolia in the twelfth century.
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 All Empires History Forum: Relations between Uyghur, Oghuz, Ugur and Hongir   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Oghuz is an old and of course one of the strongest tribes of all time.
Well, my point is that, Oghur and Oghuz can probably be traced to the same root, and refer to the same people, only their living location might be different, a group lived in the west steppe and called themselves as "Oghuz", while another group lived in the east called themselves 'Oghur'.
Then Oghuz might be used as the name of the Turkish people under his rule.
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 Origin of XiongNu - History Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
While the Tokhuz Oghuz were a different Turkic people living in the Selenge Basin; the Tujüe or Türük Turks were different from them, they lived in the Southern Altais and Orkhun Basin.
Nine tribes of these Tieh-le formed a tribal union and were called as the Tokhuz Oghuz; after the Fall of the Tokhuz Oghuz-On Uyghur Khaghanate in Mongolia, these Tokhuz Oghuz migrated to Western Turkistan and mixed with other Tieh-le tribes living in the modern Khazakh Steppes.
During the late 10th century, one part of these Oghuz became Muslim under the leadership of Salchuq Begh from the tribe of Khynykh; these Muslim Oghuz were given the name Türkmen (or Turkoman), coming from Persian "Turk" and "Imaan" (Faith); so, Türkmen means Muslim Turk.
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 Tujue and Turks - China History Forum, online chinese history forum
The Oghuz originially lived in the steppes north of Aral and Transoxiana during the 9th-10th centuries, most of them later loved to the Middle East and got the name Türkmen.
The Toquz Oghuz were a federation of nine (originially six IIRC) tribes/peoples of Tiele 鐵勒, such as Izgil (Sijie 思結), Tongra (Tongluo 同羅), Xi 霫, Pugu 僕固, Bayïrqu (Bayegu 拔曳固 / Poyegu 勃曳固 / Bayegu 拔野古 / Bayegu 拔野固), Ediz (Adie, composed of two tribes) and Uyghur (Huihe 回纥, composed of three tribes).
Anyway; the Toquz Oghuz and Toquz Tatar ("Nine Tatars") united their forces but they were again defeated by Mojilian Shad at the two battles fought at Aghu.
www.chinahistoryforum.com /index.php?showtopic=61   (2417 words)

  
 Oghuz Turk Realm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The term Oguz is thought to refer to a multi-familial social grouping, the roots of a proto-state.
They are to some extent a root Turkish federation, later centuries seeing the Uighurs and others descending from Oghuz splinters, though this is controversial.
Their history is otherwise obscure, though one may be sure that they were nomadic and adept on horseback.
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