Sentence Examples

  • But still worse for the Latins was the capture of Jerusalem by the Seljukian Turks in 1071.
  • The Seljukian Turks, first the mercenaries and then the masters of the caliph, had given new life to the decadent caliphate of Bagdad.
  • The Seljukian sultans had only achieved a military occupation of the country which they had conquered.
  • Accordingly, when the crusaders had captured the town at Nicaea, and defeated the Seljukian field-army at Dorylaeum their way lay clear before them through Asia Minor.
  • Of Asia Minor, which survived unsubdued in the general deluge of Seljukian conquest, they could expect active assistance (the hope of which will explain the north-easterly line of march which they followed after leaving Heraclea).

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