History: Seljuk Turks

Posted on Sun 10 March 2024 in history

Central Asia- The Seljuk turks were a people who converted to Islam. The Seljuk Turks were persecuted by Pope Urban II in a crusade. In the eleventh century the Seljuk turks took over the eastern provinces of the Abbasid empire. In 1055 a Turkish leader captured Baghdad.