Türkmen (plural Türkmen or Türkmens)
- Rare spelling of Turkmen.
- 1984, W. Barthold, Svat Soucek, transl., An Historical Geography of Iran, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, →ISBN, page 198:
- In the tents of the Kurdish nomads, just as in the tents of the Türkmens, are woven rugs that enjoy great demand.
- 1995, Karl H[einrich] Menges, The Turkic Languages and Peoples: An Introduction to Turkic Studies, 2nd edition, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, →ISBN, →ISSN, page 41:
- After the abolition of Čaγatajid rule in Türkistan at the beginning of the 16th century, the Türkmens were constantly being torn apart by neighboring and rival powers: the Özbeks and Persians; occasionally the Qazaqs and the xānates of Xīwa and Buxārā.
Türkmen (not comparable)
- Rare spelling of Turkmen.
- 1976, Mügül Andrews; Peter Andrews, “Foreword”, in Türkmen Needlework: Dressmaking and Embroidery Among the Türkmen of Iran, Central Asian Research Centre, →ISBN, page 5:
- Türkmen embroidery is individual and peculiarly vigorous.
- 1978, Anthony N. Landreau, editor, Yörük: The Nomadic Weaving Tradition of the Middle East, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, page 56:
- By the time that scientific interest was first focused on Türkmen weaving, a large part of its traditions had already been lost, but at the same time, toward the end of the last century, the actual production of rugs was probably at an unprecedented high.
- 1989, James Mellaart, The Goddess from Anatolia: Anatolian Kilims Past and Present, Eskenazi, →ISBN, page 27:
- Sultan Alparslan mounted a military campaign to eastern Anatolia aimed at uniting and controlling the Türkmen groups as well as some of the Christian principalities; […]
- 1997, Brian W. MacDonald, Tribal Rugs: Treasures of the Black Tent, The Antique Collectors’ Club, →ISBN, page 36:
- The Islamisation of Central Asia never succeeded in completely eradicating earlier shamanistic beliefs, particularly amongst the nomadic Türkmen and, according to two academics of Türkmen culture, M.B. Durjev and M. Demidov, these beliefs can be summed up as follows.
- 2000, James J. Reid, Crisis of the Ottoman Empire: Prelude to Collapse 1839–1878, Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, →ISBN, page 209:
- The Türkmen peoples had originated in Central Asia, and migrated into Iran, the Caucasus, and eastern Anatolia during the period of the 10th to 13th centuries. Many Türkmen tribes adopted a pastoral economy, though some settled into villages as animal husbandmen.
- 2002, Walter B[ell] Denny; Sumru Belger Krod, The Classical Tradition in Anatolian Carpets, The Textile Museum, →ISBN, page 17:
- The importance of the angle of the diagonal has been observed by scholars of the more recent Türkmen rugs from Central Asia, […]
- 2013, David Nicolle, “The Campaign”, in Manzikert 1071: The Breaking of Byzantium, Osprey Publishing, page 36:
- Manuel Comnenus moves to Sebastea because of Türkmen raiders.
From Ottoman Turkish تركمن (Türkmen).
- Turkmen (person)
- a female given name
- a male given name