Dynasty vs Seljuk - What's the difference?

dynasty | seljuk |


As nouns the difference between dynasty and seljuk

is that dynasty is a series of rulers or dynasts from one family while seljuk is a member of this dynasty.

As a proper noun seljuk is

a persianate muslim dynasty, of oghuz turkic origin, which established both the great seljuq empire and sultanate of rum, between the 11th and 14th centuries, in large parts of southwest asia and asia minor, respectively.

As an adjective seljuk is

of or pertaining to this dynasty, or to the empire/sultanate that it ruled.

dynasty

English

Noun

(dynasties)
  • A series of rulers or dynasts from one family.
  • Derived terms

    * dynastic * dynastically

    seljuk

    English

    Alternative forms

    *(l)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A Persianate Muslim dynasty, of Oghuz Turkic origin, which established both the Great Seljuq Empire and Sultanate of Rum, between the 11th and 14th centuries, in large parts of Southwest Asia and Asia Minor, respectively.
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Of or pertaining to this dynasty, or to the empire/sultanate that it ruled.
  • Seljuk architecture

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A member of this dynasty.
  • the House of Seljuks