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They adopted the Islamic religion and ruled the Middle East for more than 400 years.

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Q: What did the Seljuk Turks do when they conquered the Middle East?
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When did the seljuk Turks invade the middle east?

Seljuk Turks conquered Anatolia after their success at the Battle of Manzikert in 1078 CE.

Which Turks controlled the Middle East?

Earlier on the Seljuk Turks controlled the Middle East. Later, the Ottoman Turks were in control.

What tribe took much of the Middle East in the 11th century?

Seljuk Turks

What was the religious affiliation of the Seljuk Turks?

The Seljuk Turks were initially followers of Sunni Islam. They played a significant role in spreading Islam throughout the Middle East and Central Asia during the medieval period.

What did the Seljuk Turks control at their peak?

The Seljuks controlled all of the lands of the modern Turkish people, plus modern-day Kyrgyzstan, all of the Middle East, and the Arabian Peninsula.

Who took over the middle east from the Arab conquerors in the mid 600s?

The question as put is not answerable. The Arabs were the force that conquered the Middle East in the 600s CE. They routed the Byzantine Armies and launched a successful coup d'état in the Sassanid Persian Empire. The Arabs were not forced to cede any territory in the Middle East until the mid-900s when the Seljuk Turks conquered some the Arab holdings in Anatolia. The Arabs were completely removed from a leadership position in the Middle East when Hülegü Khan razed the city of Baghdad and installed the Ilkhanate in place of the Abbassid Caliphate in 1256 CE.

What are seljuk Turks?

A large branch of the Oghuz Turks and a dynasty that reigned over parts of Central Asia and the midle east from the 11th century to the 14th century

Why did the byzantine emperors fear the seljuk Turks?

The Seljuk Turks were a large and threatening force in the Middle East during the Middle Ages, and the Byzantine Empire suffered a crippling defeat at their hands at the Battle of Manzikert in 1071. Taking advantage of this victory and the ensuing turmoil within the Empire, the Turks were able to seize most of Asia Minor and remained a threat to the Byzantines for the remainder of the Empire's existence. It was, in fact, a Turkish nation that dealt the death blow to the Byzantine Empire in 1453.

Who posed an eastern threat to byzantine empire?

The eastern threat to the Byzantines were the Arabs, who conquered the Byzantine Levant (Syria, Lebanon and Israel/Palestine) and Egypt, the Seljuk Turks who conquered part of Anatolia (modern Turkey) and the Ottoman Turks who conquered the remaining land of this empire and brought it to an end. At one point there was also conflict to the north-east with the Russians. This ended when Vladimir the Great married the daughter of the Byzantine emperor and converted to Orthodox Christianity.

What two groups defeated the Turks in the middle east?

The Arab Revolt led by Lawrence of Arabia and the Allied forces, specifically the British, defeated the Turks in the Middle East during World War I.

What cities in the middle east were conquered by the Muslims?

The Muslims conquered Iraq, Iran, and Siberia.

What countries did the Ottoman Turks conquer?

There are a great many countries that were never conquered by the Ottoman Turks. Russia, China, Australia, and many more. You might narrow this down a bit by asking what country did the Ottoman Turks attempt to conquer, unsuccessfully. That was Austria.