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While the Khazar language went extinct centuries ago, modern Turkic languages still refer to the Caspian Sea as the "Khazar Sea" cf.
Khazar language Determining the origins and nature of the Khazars is closely bound with theories of their languagesbut it is a matter of intricate difficulty, since no indigenous records in the Khazar language survive, and the state was polyglot and polyethnic.
History[ edit ] Tribal origins and early history[ edit ] The tribes  that were to comprise the Khazar empire were not an ethnic union, but a congeries of steppe nomads and peoples who came to be subordinated, and subscribed to a core Turkic leadership.
A variegated tribal federation led by these Turks, probably comprising a complex assortment of Iranian proto-MongolicUralicand Palaeo-Siberian clans, vanquished the Rouran Khaganate of the hegemonic central Asian Avars in and swept westwards, taking in their train other steppe nomads and peoples from Sogdiana.
Both briefly challenged Tang hegemony in eastern Turkestan. At one period, travellers had to dismount, bow before the ruler's tomb, and then walk away on foot. Such a royal burial ground qoruq is typical of inner Asian peoples.
They controlled and exacted tribute from 25—30 different nations and tribes inhabiting the vast territories between the Caucasus, the Aral Sea, the Ural Mountains, and the Ukrainian steppes.
When the bek sent out a body of troops, they would not retreat under any circumstances. If they were defeated, every one who returned was killed. In some cases, such as the Byzantine settlements in southern Crimeaa tudun would be appointed for a town nominally within another polity's sphere of influence.
Later Russian chronicles, commenting on the role of the Khazars in the magyarisation of Hungary, refer to them as "White Oghurs " and Magyars as " Black Ogurs ".
The capital Atil reflected the division: A large irrigated greenbelt, drawing on channels from the Volga river, lay outside the capital, where meadows and vineyards extended for some 20 farsakhs ca.
Trade disputes were handled by a commercial tribunal in Atil consisting of seven judges, two for each of the monotheistic inhabitants Jews, Muslims, Christians and one for the pagans.
Byzantine—Sasanian War of — and Third Perso-Turkic War Byzantine diplomatic policy towards the steppe peoples generally consisted of encouraging them to fight among themselves.
The Pechenegs provided great assistance to the Byzantines in the 9th century in exchange for regular payments. After the campaign, Tong Yabghu is reported, perhaps with some exaggeration, to have left some 40, troops behind with Heraclius.
Once the Khazars emerged as a power, the Byzantines also began to form alliances with them, dynastic and military. Warned by Theodora, Justinian escaped, murdering two Khazar officials in the process.
He fled to Bulgaria, whose Khan Tervel.A time line from before writing began to the present, linked to Andrew Roberts' book Social Science History and to other resources.
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