WHS conquered by Timur. Timur or Tamerlane was a 14th century Turco-Mongol conqueror of much of western and Central Asia.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Diyarbakir Fortress and Hevsel Gardens In 1394, Timur surrounded Diyarbakır and was able to enter the city through a hole on the city wall, and demolished many buildings. (AB ev)
Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi "The Mausoleum was built at the end of the 14th century by the order of Timur" (AB ev)
Meidan Emam, Esfahan
Mtskheta Ravaged it in the 15th century
Pergamon The city fell to the Ottomans in 1345, then briefly to the Mongols under Timur before being taken again by the Ottomans under Murat II (1421-1451)(AB ev)


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