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    An explanation of the reasons for the revival of Sunni orthodoxy during the 12th century and how it affect the central lands of Islam.

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    The roots of this revival of the Sunni orthodoxy lies with the invasion of the Seljuk Turks into the Islamic empire in the 11th century. The Seljuks were the first major Turkish dynasty of Islam and they became avid Sunnis. As a result they extended their hold over ...

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    This solution explains the affect of Sunni orthodoxy on the Middle East and Islam.