Turks in Anatolia and India
Lecture no. 23 from the course: The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes
Taught by Professor Kenneth W. Harl | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
After the Seljuk Turks emerged as a major factor in eastern Islam, they conquered two regions that were not previously part of Dar al-Islam: Asia Minor and northern India near Delhi. Here, take a comparative look at these conquests, including the Turks’ seesaw struggle with the crusaders.