The Sultans of Rum
Lecture no. 24 from the course: The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes
Taught by Professor Kenneth W. Harl | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
How well did the Seljuk Turks use their victory? How did the sultans in Konya, the new center of Muslim Turkish civilization, forge a wider unity? What caused the region’s Christian population to convert? Explore how a new Turkish civilization in Asia Minor developed largely through religious architecture and the allure of Sufi mystics.