Barbarian Incursions: The Coming of the Turks into the Islamic World

Barbarian Incursions: The Coming of the Turks into the Islamic World

By C.E. Bosworth

Islamic Civilization, edited by D. S. Richards (Oxford, 1973)

Introduction: In considering the role of the Turks in the transitional period of Islamic history – one which merits as much study by orientalists as, for instance, the so-called ‘crisis of the 17th century’ is now getting from European historians – we have to consider two main phases, the watershed between which may roughly be placed in the opening decades of the 11th century.

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