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The Jews of Khazaria

Author: Kevin Alan Brook
Publisher: Northvale, NJ : Jason Aronson, [1999] ©1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The Jews of Khazaria recounts the eventful history of the kingdom of Khazaria, which was located in eastern Europe and flourished as an independent state from about 650 to 1016. In the ninth century, the Khazarian royalty and nobility as well as a significant portion of the Khazarian population embraced the Jewish religion. As a major world power, Khazaria enjoyed diplomatic and trade relations with many peoples  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brook, Kevin Alan.
Jews of Khazaria.
Northvale, N.J. : Jason Aronson, ©1999
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Alan Brook
ISBN: 0765760320 9780765760326 0765762129 9780765762122
OCLC Number: 39655011
Description: xv, 352 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The origins of the Khazars --
The cities and towns of the Khazars --
The structure of Khazar government --
The Khazar way of life --
Khazarian trade --
The Khazars' conversion to Judaism --
Relations between the Khazars and other peoples --
The decline and fall of the Khazar Empire --
The diaspora of the Khazars --
The phenomenon of proselytism --
Eastern and central European Jews after the tenth century --
Appendix: a timeline of Khazar history.
Responsibility: Kevin Alan Brook.
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This volume recounts the history of the kingdom of Khazaria located in Eastern Europe, examining its status as a world power from 650-1016. It considers not only the Khazaria state but the rise of  Read more...


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