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I know the mass Turkic Migration into the Middle East occurred during the 10th-11th centuries but are there any records of Turks settling in Anatolia before the Seljuq invasion?

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    Hi Hikma History and welcome to History SE. It would help people researching your question if you could indicate some of the sources you have looked at so far. – Lars Bosteen Apr 19 '18 at 10:42
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    How little would count? Just a single herder? How about Leo IV the Khazar? – T.E.D. Apr 19 '18 at 14:23
  • He is an interesting example that I wasn't aware of before so thanks for that! But I was referring to larger numbers... – Hikma History Apr 19 '18 at 15:20
  • T.E.D. Leo IV had a Khazar mother so he was half Khazar just like Justinian II's son Tiberius. How Turkish are khazars? And if you count Khazars, then all the Khazars in the Khazar Khanate count as Khazars. I don't think that the borders of the Khazar realm included any part of Anatolia. – MAGolding Apr 19 '18 at 21:55

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