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For the Muslim Turkic empire, see Kara-Khanid Khanate. A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم) (sometimes also spelled Moslem) is an adherent of Islam. ... Turkic peoples are Northern and Central Eurasian peoples who speak languages belonging to the Turkic family, and who, in varying degrees, share certain cultural and historical traits. ... The Muslim, Turkic Kara-Khanid Khanate is not to be confused with the Sinitic, Khitan Kara-Khitan Khanate. ...

In Khanty and Mansi mythology, Kara Khan ("Black King") was the first being in the universe. He was the creator-god of those pantheons and may be compared to Bai Ulgan. Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Mansi (obsolete: Voguls) are an endangered ethnic group living in Khantia-Mansia, an autonomous region within the Russian Federation, together with Khants. ... Bai-Ulgan, also referred to as Bai-Ulgen, Ulgen, or Ulgan; a Siberian creator-deity, usually distinct from Tengri but sometimes identified with him in the same manner as Helios and Apollo. ...


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KARAKORUM - LoveToKnow Article on KARAKORUM (1129 words)
It was deserted after he fall of the Uighur kingdom, and in the loth century Abaki, he founder of the Khitaii kingdom, planted on its ruins a tone bearing a description of his victories.
A palace for the khan was built n it by Chinese architects in 1234, and its walls were erected in 235.
Vhen the khan Arik-bog declared himself and Karakorum inde-sendent of Kublai-Khan, the latter besieged Karakorum, took t by famine, and probably laid it waste so thoroughly that the own was afterwards forgotten.
History of Central Asia (1183 words)
Il Khan had his opponents on the run but, finding refuge in a narrow defile, the fleeing forces were able to turn and ambush the Mughuls so that the only survivors were Qiyan, his cousin Takuz and their wives.
Qaydu Khan was the only survivor of a massacre by a branch of the Darlgin tribe of his mother and eight brothers.
Iradam-ci, though not a khan, was the founder of the Barlas clan, the name used by the Moghul emperors to describe their family.
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