Warrior saints of the Silk Road : : legends of the Qarakhanids / / by Jeff Eden.

For generations, Central Asian Muslims have told legends of medieval rulers who waged war, died in battle, and achieved sainthood. Among the Uyghurs of East Turkistan (present-day Xinjiang, China), some of the most beloved legends tell of the warrior-saint Satuq Bughra Khan and his descendants, the...

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Place / Publishing House:Leiden ;, Boston : : Brill,, 2018.
Year of Publication:2018
Series:Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 8 Uralic & Central Asian Studies 26.
Physical Description:1 online resource (284 pages).
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