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All Modern-Day Countries Ever Controlled by the Seljuks

If you've watched History of the Entire World, I guess by Bill Wurtz, there is a decent chance you remember the "It's the Seljuk Turks - aah!" meme. That was quite funny wasn't it? But what do we really know about them? How powerful was their empire? Below is a map of all modern-day countries that were fully or partially under their control, can you name them all?
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Includes vassal states
While this probably is not perfect, this map should be a rough representation of how far the Seljuks have reached
Quiz by Iluvbread123
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Last updated: March 8, 2021
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First submittedMarch 8, 2021
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Countries
Afghanistan
Armenia
Azerbaijan
China
Georgia
Countries
India
Iran
Iraq
Israel
Jordan
Countries
Kazakhstan
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Lebanon
Oman
Countries
Pakistan
Palestine
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Syria
Countries
Tajikistan
Turkey
Turkmenistan
United Arab Emirates
Uzbekistan
34 Comments
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Level 65
Mar 8, 2021
Great quiz, but how did you color the other countries black? When I do it, they are black on inkscape but when I upload the quiz to jetpunk they are yellow.
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Level 75
Mar 8, 2021
You have to remove the country class from them, and to make it dark gray (not black c;) you should either give them the color code 888888 (in hex) or by giving them the disputed class. As for light gray, it's cccccc in hex and uses the surrounding class
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Level 54
Mar 8, 2021
Nice quiz
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Level 75
Mar 8, 2021
Thanks :D
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Level 60
Mar 13, 2021
when you;ve never heard of it but still get all the answers correct
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Level 75
Mar 13, 2021
Hey the map is based on modern-day countries after all ;D
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Level 55
Mar 27, 2021

It's a bird! It's a Plane! It's the Seljuk Turks AAH!

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Level 75
Mar 27, 2021
Lmao
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Level 63
Mar 27, 2021
How did you do that?
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Level 55
Mar 28, 2021
Check out Pandora49 's html blog part 2
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Level 52
Aug 3, 2021

It's a bird! It's a plane!

It's the Seljuk Turks AAH!

Said the Byzantine Empire

who's getting so small

it almost doesn't

exist anymore

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Level 71
Apr 1, 2021
Enjoyed the Bill Wurtz plug :)
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Level 75
May 13, 2021
;D
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Level 55
May 13, 2021
Teacher: Hey little kid, tell me the history of the world, and if you miss one thing, you get a zero

Student:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuCn8ux2gbs

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Level 75
May 13, 2021
Ah yes, wonderful

Also which teacher calls their students "little kid"

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Level 55
May 16, 2021
The ones I make up lol, I have a terrible sense of creativity

Anyway, lemme change this to something related to the quiz

Teacher: Summarize what happened Between Byzantines and the Seljuks

Student: (In Singsong voice) It's a bird It's a Plane, It's the Seljuk Turks

Byzantine: AAAAAAAAAH!

Student: Hey Seljuks, think can you can conquer the Byzantines

Seljuks: Yup.

The Turks gobbled up Byzantine somehow, the end.

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Level 75
May 16, 2021
They must've had a wonderful breakfast
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Level 68
May 31, 2021
2:02 remaining, everyone seems to have found this quite easy
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Level 61
Sep 28, 2021
its a bird its a plane its the seljuk turks
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Level 59
Oct 3, 2021
Great quiz Bread!
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Level 75
Oct 3, 2021
Thanks!
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Level 65
Oct 14, 2021
Great quiz, did they really stop exactly at the current Israel-Egypt border?
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Level 75
Oct 16, 2021
I can't remember, I plan to update the map sometime either way so it probably doesn't matter for now
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Level 76
Oct 26, 2021
lol for ages when the page was loading only afghanistan and greyed-out albania were rendered, and i thought this entire quiz was a meme to show how pathetic the seljuk empire was. turns out they did a bit better than that
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Level 57
Apr 6, 2022
Amazing!
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Level 59
Feb 6, 2023
24/24, Great Quiz
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Level 59
May 1, 2023
Writing a paper on the history of the Middle East right now and a large portion of it is on these Seljuks. Nice little writing break for me. Thanks!
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Level 66
May 13, 2023
Congratulations in advance for the upcoming feature!
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Level 59
May 15, 2023
Congradulations for the feature!
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Level 78
May 15, 2023
I know these are probably difficult to make. The tiny part of Saudi Arabia bordering Kuwait does not light up when you enter Saudi Arabia as an answer--only when you enter Kuwait.
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Level 67
Jun 19, 2023
Great quiz - reminds me of that old story about the Seljuk sultan Alp Arslan who was said to have had moustaches so long he had to tie them behind his head when he went out to hunt.
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Level 58
Jun 19, 2023
Italic
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Level 48
Oct 2, 2023
what
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Level 45
Oct 13, 2023
Wow, 91.2% got a 100, I think that's the highest rate I've seen on here.