Recent Publications

Islamic Literature and Intellectual Life in Fourteenth- and Fifteenth-Century Anatolia
Peacock, A.C.S., Nur Yıldız, Sara (Eds.), Ergon, 2016

Islam and Christianity in Medieval Anatolia
Peacock, A.C.S. Bruno De Nicola and Sara Nur Yildiz, Routledge, 2015

Carole Hillenbrand


  • Turkish myth and Muslim symbol: the Battle of Manzikert, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 2007, 320 pp.
  • Turkish translation of my book, The Crusades : Islamic perspectives, under the title Müslümanların Gözünden Haçlı Seferleri, trans. Nurettin Elhüseyni, Alfa Tarihi, Istanbul, January 2015.
  • Turkish translation of my book, Turkish myth and Muslim symbol; the Battle of Manzikert, under the title Malazgirt Müharebesi, Alfa Tarihi, Istanbul, April 2015.

Edited Book

  • The Sultan’s Turret: Studies in Persian and Turkish Culture in honour of Professor Edmund Bosworth, Brill, Leiden, 1999, 544pp.

Articles and Book Chapters

  • ‘The career of Najm al-Din Il-Ghazi’, Der Islam 58/2 (1981), 250-291.
    “Some mediaeval Islamic approaches to source material”, Oriens 27-8 (1981), 197-225.
  • ‘The establishment of Artuqid power in Diyar Bakr in the twelfth century’, Studia Islamica LIV (1981), 129-153.
  • ‘Mu’in al-Din Parwana: the servant of two masters?’, Miscellanea Arabica et Islamica, ed. F. de Jong, Peeters, Louvain, 1993, 267-275.
  • ‘Ibn al-‘Adim’s biography of the Seljuq sultan, Alp Arslan’, Actas XVI Congreso Union Européene des Arabisants et Islamisants, Salamanca, 1995, 237-242.
  •  ‘The power struggle between the Saljuqs and the Isma’ilis of Alamut, 497-518/1094-1124: the Saljuq perspective’, in Studies in Isma’ili History, ed. F. Daftary, Cambridge University Press, 1995, 205-220.
  • ‘Some reflections on Seljuq historiography’, in Eastern Approaches to Byzantium, ed. A. Eastmond, Aldershot, 2000, 73-88.
  • ‘Ravandi, the Seljuq court at Konya and the Persianisation of Anatolian Cities’ in Mesogeios (Mediterranean Studies), 25-6 (2005) , 157-69.
  • ‘Some medieval Muslim views of Constantinople’ in World Christianity in Muslim Encounter, II, ed. S.R. Goodwin, Continuum, London and New York, 2009, 71-83.
  • ‘Aspects of the court of the Great Seljuqs’ in The Seljuqs: Politics, Society and Culture, eds. Christian Lange and Songul Mecit, EUP, Edinburgh, 2011, 22-38.
  • ‘What’s in a name? Tughtegin – the ‘Minister of the Antichrist’?’ in Fortresses of the Intellect. Ismaili and Other Islamic Studies in Honour of Farhad Daftary, ed. Omar Ali-de-Onzaga, I.B. Tauris, London and New York, 2011, 459-72.
  •  ‘Nizām al-Mulk: A Maverick Vizier?’ in The Age of the Seljuqs, III, ed. Sarah Stewart, IB Tauris, 2014, 29-40.
  • ‘The life and times of ‘Amid al-Mulk al-Kunduri’ in Eastern Iran and Transoxiana, 750-1150, ed. Andrew Peacock , IB Tauris, London , 2015, 172-84.

Encyclopedia Articles

  • ‘Malazgird’, Encyclopedia of Islam (2nd edition), Leiden, 1987, cols. 243a-244b.
  • ‘Marwanids’, ibid., cols. 626a-627b.
  • ‘Mayyafarikin’, ibid., cols. 930a-932b.
  • “Mu’in al-Din Sulayman Parwana’, ibid., cols.479a- 480b.
  • ‘Saljuqs’, ibid., vol. 2 cols. 682a-683b.
  • Seljuq women’, in The Balance of Truth, ed. C. Balim-Harding and C. Imber, Istanbul, 2000, 145-6.

Outreach publications

  •  ‘Kuruluş miti olarak Malazgirt’”, Derin Tarih, 5/2012, 76-77.

Work in press

  • Book chapter : ‘The life and times of the Artuqid ruler Najm al-Dīn Alpı (ruled 548/1154 –572/1176)’’ in A Landscape of Its Own, or a Cultural Interspace? Art, Economies and Politics in the Medieval Jazira (Northern Mesopotamia), eds. Lorenz Korn and Martina Müller-Wiener, Bamberg, 2017
  • Book chapter, ‘The Nizamiyya madrasas’ in Turks in the Indian Subcontinent, Central and West Asia:The Turkish Presence in the Islamic World, ed. Ismail K. Poonawala, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 2017, 144-57.