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Abu al-Muzaffar Rukn ud-Dīn Barkyāruq bin Malikšāh ( ) was the sultan of Great Seljuk from 1094-1105.

He was a son of Malik Shah I and participated in the succession wars against his three brothers, Mahmud I, Ahmed Sanjar, and Mehmed I.

Barkiyaruq ascended to the throne young, and his detractors thought him too inexperienced and accused him of being a drunkard. He waged war to regain control of the core Seljuk land, lands that are today part of Iraqmarker and Iranmarker.His land bordered Syriamarker when the Frank arrived to battle the Saracens on the First Crusade, but at the time his main concern was controlling Mosulmarker, Aleppomarker and Damascusmarker, which were ruled in his name, but controlled by rivals.

In 1105, Barkiyaruq died in Borujerdmarker. It has been reported that his body was returned to Isfahanmarker. However, some people say his tomb is in 5 km north of Borujerd, where today is a historical monument called Zavvarian.


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