The world of the Khazars : new perspectives : selected papers from the Jerusalem 1999 International Khazar Colloquium hosted by the Ben Zvi Institute (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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The world of the Khazars : new perspectives : selected papers from the Jerusalem 1999 International Khazar Colloquium hosted by the Ben Zvi Institute

Author: Peter B Golden; Mekhon Ben-Tsevî shel yad Yitsh.ak. Ben-Tsevî; International Khazar Colloquium (1, 1999, Yerûšālayim)
Publisher: Leiden : Brill, 2007.
Series: Handbuch der Orientalistik, Sect. 8, Central Asia / ed. by Denis Sinor ... ;, vol. 17.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English
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The Khazar Empire was one of the major states of medieval Eurasia. Drawing on a variety of disciplines (history, linguistics, archaeology, literary studies), the papers in this volume shed new light  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongress
History
Congresses
Kongressbericht
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter B Golden; Mekhon Ben-Tsevî shel yad Yitsh.ak. Ben-Tsevî; International Khazar Colloquium (1, 1999, Yerûšālayim)
ISBN: 9789004160422 9004160426
OCLC Number: 237147996
Description: VI, 459 Seiten : Karten.
Contents: IntroductionHaggai Ben-Shammai, Opening RemarksPeter B. Golden, Khazars Studies: Achievements and PerspectivesIrina A. Arzhantseva, The Alans: Neighbours of the Khazars in the CaucasusMarcel Erdal, The Khazar LanguageArtem Fedorchuk, New Findings Relating to Hebrew Epigraphic Sources from the Crimea, with an Appendix on the Readings in King Joseph's LetterPeter B. Golden: The Conversion of the KhazarsJames Howard-Johnston: Byzantine Sources for Khazar HistoryTatiana Kalinina: Al-Khazar wa-`l-Saqaliba: Contacts and Conflicts?Thomas S. Noonan: The Economy of the Khazar KhaganateVladimir Petrukhin: Khazaria and Rus': An Examination of their Historical RelationsAndras Rona-Tas: The Khazars and the MagyarsEliezer Shweid: "The Khazar Motif" in the Kuzari of Judah HaleviDan Shapira: Armenian and Georgian Sources on the Khazars: A Re-evaluationDan Shapira: Iranian Sources on the KhazarsVictor Shnirelman: The Story of a Euphemism. The Khazars in Russian Nationalist Literature David Wasserstein: The Khazars and the Islamic World Paul Wexler: Yiddish Evidence for the Khazar Component in the Ashkenazic EthnogenesisConstantine Zuckerman: The Khazars and Byzantium - The First Encounter
Series Title: Handbuch der Orientalistik, Sect. 8, Central Asia / ed. by Denis Sinor ... ;, vol. 17.
Responsibility: ed. by Peter B. Golden ...
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