к (r2.7.2) (робот өстәде: mn:Түрэг)
к (r2.7.2+) (робот өстәде: krc:Тюркле; косметик үзгәртүләр)
Leaving these controversies aside, the precise date of the initial expansion from the early homeland remains unknown. The first state known as "Turk" giving its name to the many states and people afterwards, was that of the [[Gokturks]] (''gog'' = 'blue' or 'celestial') in the [[6th century]] AD.
Later Turkic peoples include the [[Karluks]] (mainly 8th century), [[Uighurs]], [[Kirghiz]], [[Oghuz Turks|Oghuz]] (or
Turkic soldiers in the army of the [[Abbasids|Abbasid]] [[Caliphate|caliphs]] emerged as ''de facto'' rulers of most of the Muslim Middle East (except [[Syria]] and [[Egypt]]), particularly after the 10th century. [[Oghuz]] and other tribes captured and dominated various countries under the leadership of the [[Seljuk Turks|Seljuk dynasty]] and eventually captured the territories of the Abbasid dynasty and the [[Byzantine Empire]].