Absh Khatun was a Queen of Persia from 1263 to 1287. Her mother was Bibi Khatun.
She married Manku Timur and lived in Urdu, capital of the Ilkhanate. Her father-in-law, Khan Hulägu, sent Absh to Shiraz to rule in 1263. When Absh returned to Shiraz the people were happy. Coins were made in her name. She was the last ruler of the Atabek dynasty.
- Women’s Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equality. "Absh Khatun". Archived from the original on 10 August 2011. Retrieved 6 May 2011.
- Guida Myrl Jackson-Laufer (1999). Women rulers throughout the ages: an illustrated guide. Santa Barbara, California: ABL-CIO. ISBN 1-57607-091-3.
More books change
- Mernissi, Fatima. The Forgotten Queens of Islam. Mary Jo Lakeland. Minneapolis:University of Minnesota Press, 1993. p. 104.
- Uçok Un, Badriye. Al-nisa’ al-hakimat fi tarikh. Trans. I. Daquqi. Baghdad:Matba’a al-Sa’dun, 1973. pp. 101ff.