Seljukian

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Seljukian Of or pertaining to Seljuk , a Tartar chief who embraced Mohammedanism, and began the subjection of Western Asia to that faith and rule; of or pertaining to the dynasty founded by him, or the empire maintained by his descendants from the 10th to the 13th century.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • seljukian Pertaining to the Seljuks.
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Usage

In literature:

But the most interesting conquest of the Seljukian Turks was that of Jerusalem, which soon became the theatre of nations.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 5" by Edward Gibbon
Christian pilgrims are persecuted by the Seljukian Turks.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 5" by Various
Arabian Mohammedanism had succumbed to the wild fanaticism of the Seljukian Turks.
"The Negro" by W.E.B. Du Bois
The whole of the great way of the city was filled with the Seljukian warriors.
"Alroy The Prince Of The Captivity" by Benjamin Disraeli
He incited Christendom against the Seljukians, and the Seljukians, assailed also by Zingis, sunk beneath the double blow.
"Historical Sketches, Volume I (of 3)" by John Henry Newman
The new emperor at once assumed his duties of warding off the enemies of the Empire, and engaged in a deadly conflict with the Seljukian Turks.
"Women of Early Christianity" by Alfred Brittain
But still worse for the Latins was the capture of Jerusalem by the Seljukian Turks in 1071.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 7" by Various
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