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The thirteenth tribe : the Khazar empire and its heritage

Author: Arthur Koestler; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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"The Khazars (Turkish: Hazarlar) were a semi-nomadic Turkic people who created one of the largest states of medieval Eurasia, Khazaria, with its capital at Atil. Astride one of the major arteries of commerce between northern Europe and southwestern Asia, Khazaria commanded the western marches of the Silk Road and played a key commercial role as a crossroad between China, the Middle East, and Europe."--Wikipedia.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Koestler, Arthur, 1905-1983.
Thirteenth tribe.
New York : Random House, ©1976
(OCoLC)566017409
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Koestler; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0394402847 9780394402840
OCLC Number: 2121683
Description: 255 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: Rise and fall of the Khazars. Rise ; Conversion ; Decline ; Fall --
The heritage. Exodus ; Where from? ; Cross-currents ; Race and myth --
Appendices. A note on spelling ; A note on sources ; The "Khazar Correspondence" ; Some implications : Israel and the Diaspora.
Responsibility: Arthur Koestler.

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"The Khazars (Turkish: Hazarlar) were a semi-nomadic Turkic people who created one of the largest states of medieval Eurasia, Khazaria, with its capital at Atil. Astride one of the major arteries of commerce between northern Europe and southwestern Asia, Khazaria commanded the western marches of the Silk Road and played a key commercial role as a crossroad between China, the Middle East, and Europe."--Wikipedia.

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