Seljuks

A Perso-Turkish dynasty which gave eleven kings and lasted 138 years (1056-1194). It was founded by Togrul Beg, a descendant of Seljuk, chief of a small tribe which gained possession of Bokara.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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