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Author Vásáry, István.

Title Cumans and Tatars : Oriental military in the pre-Ottoman Balkans, 1185-1365 / István Vásáry
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 230 pages) : maps
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; CHAPTER ONE Introduction; CHAPTER TWO Cumans and the Second Bulgarian Empire; CHAPTER THREE Cumans in the Balkans before the Tatar conquest, 1241; CHAPTER FOUR The first period of Tatar influence in the Balkans, 1242-1282; CHAPTER FIVE The heyday of Tatar influence in the Balkans, 1280-1301; CHAPTER SIX Cumans and Tatars on the Serbian scene; CHAPTER SEVEN Cumans in Byzantine service after the Tatar conquest, 1242-1333; CHAPTER EIGHT The Tatars fade away from Bulgaria and Byzantium, 1320-1354
Summary This book examines the role of the nomadic warriors, the Cumans and the Tatars, in the Balkans from 1185 to the 1360s. Its exploration of the political, military and ethnic history of the period will appeal to both students of Balkan history and students of general medieval European history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Kipchak (Turkic people) -- Balkan Peninsula.
Tatars -- Balkan Peninsula.
Balkan Peninsula -- Civilization.
Form Electronic book
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