Hamidids

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Hamidids or Hamid Dynasty (Modern Turkish: Hamidoğulları or Hamidoğulları Beyliği) was one of the 14th century Anatolian beyliks that emerged as a consequence of the decline of the Sultanate of Rum and ruled in the regions around Eğirdir and Isparta in southwestern Anatolia.

The Beylik was founded by Dündar Bey (also called Felek al-Din Bey), whose father Ilyas and grandfather Hamid had been frontier rulers under the Seljuks. Felek al- Din's brother Yunus Bey founded the Beylik of Teke centered in Antalya and Korkuteli, neighboring the Hamidid dynasty to the south.

The Ottoman administrative subdivision centered in Isparta, roughly corresponding to the present-day Isparta Province, was called the sanjak of Hamid until the early years of the Republic of Turkey.

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