The Battle of 

Manzikert


1071


Two empires collided in 1071 and only one came out victorious.

Follow the history of an epic clash between the Seljuk and Byzantine Empires in what changed the course of history.

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"Have you not seen those who came before you?
Then you shall not find in Allah's way any change;
Nor shall you find in Allah's way any alteration."
Qur’an (35:43)


"The vanquished always seek to imitate their victors in their dress,
insignia, belief and other customs and usages.
This is because men are always inclined to attribute perfection to
those who have defeated and subjugated them....
Hence comes a belief that such an imitation will remove the causes of defeat.
And in this a careful observer will mark a sign of inferiority...."
Ibn Khaldun in his Muqaddimah

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