In 1886 his opposition to the Central Asian Military railway caused him to lose his seat in the council.
Asian excavation; but small Hittite objects have been sold in Smyrna and Aidin.
In the Urals the marine facies is more fully developed and the fauna shows affinities with that of the Productus limestone of the Central Asian mountain belt.
Then the ocean gradually retired into the great Central Asian depressions.
In that year a horde, variously estimated at from two to four thousand souls, with their flocks and their slaves, driven originally from their Central Asian homes by the pressure of Mongol invasion, and who had sought in vain a refuge with the Seljukian sultan Ala-ud-din Kaikobad of Konia, were returning under their chief Suleiman Shah to their native land.