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Battle of Manzikert – Turks Defeat the Byzantine Empire

On August 26, 1071, the Seljuq Turks defeated the Byzantine Empire in a battle near Manzikert (modern Malazgirt in Muş Province, Turkey). The decisive defeat of the Byzantine army and …

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