Salur tribe

Salur tribe

Salur, Salyr or Salgur were an ancient Oghuz Turkic people and a sub-branch of the "Üçok" tribal federation. The medieval Karamanoğlu beylik in Anatolia belonged to the Karaman branch of the Salur.Houtsma, M. Th. "E.J. Brill's First Encyclopaedia of Islam, 1913-1936". Brill Publishers, 1987. "pp." [ "119"] , [ "120"] ] The patriarchs of the modern Turkmen tribe of Salyr in Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran, as well as the Salar nationality in China claim descent from the Salur.After Seljuks' era closed in middle east, they established a state named as Salgulular State in Iraq centered area in 12th century and they support other Türkmens for reconstruction of Anatolia. In Dede Korkut's epic tales one of the heroes "Salur Kazan" is also a Salurian people. Some of the Salurs still live in Anatolia, middle east and central Asia.

ee also

* Oghuz traditional tribal organization



* Kafesoğlu, İbrahim. "Türk Milli Kültürü". Türk Kültürünü Araştırma Enstitüsü, 1977. [ "page 134"]

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