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Byzantine Turks, 1204-1461 (Hardcover) (Rustam Shukurov)

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Shukurov examines the final period in the history of the Byzantine Empire, which ended with its defeat at the hands of Turkish invaders. In order to understand why Byzantium was unable to withstand the Turkic invasion, he looks at how the encounter with the alien Turkic culture affected Byzantine civilization and what the specific features of the Turkic invasion were that made the Turks victorious. He covers the Byzantine classification of the Turks, Byzantine onomastics: problems of method, the "Persians" and the "Scythians," the Byzantine Turks in the Balkans, the noble lineages, assimilation tools, Asians in the Byzantine Pontes, and "Turkophonia" in Byzantium. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 513
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Medieval Mediterranean
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Author: Rustam Shukurov
Language: English
Street Date: May 19, 2016
TCIN: 51136096
UPC: 9789004305120
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-1975
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