Cumans and Tatars : Oriental military in the Pre-Ottoman Balkans, 1185-1365 / Istvn Vsry.

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  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2009
Physical description
xv, 230 p. : maps. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
  • 0521120284
  • 9780521120289
Notes
  • Originally published: 2005.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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  • specialized
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  • Illustrated
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  • English

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Cumans and Tatars : Oriental Military in the Pre-Ottoman Balkans, 1185-1365.

Published
  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2005
Physical description
1 online resource (248 pages)
ISBN
  • 9780511197925
  • 9780521837569
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Contents
  • Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- CHAPTER ONE Introduction -- REMARKS ON THE SOURCES -- Niketas Choniates (c. 1150-1213) -- Georgios Akropolites (1217-1282) -- Georgios Pachymeres (1242-1310) -- Nikephoros Gregoras (c. 1290/1-1360) -- Ioannes Kantakouzenos (1295/6-1383) -- CUMANS AND TATARS -- CHAPTER TWO Cumans and the Second Bulgarian Empire -- THE ANTECEDENTS AND OUTBREAK OF THE LIBERATION MOVEMENT -- BULGARS, VLAKHS AND CUMANS BEFORE 1185 -- ETHNIC NAMES AND ETHNIC REALITIES IN THE SOURCES OF THE SECOND BULGARIAN EMPIRE -- BULGARIA, VLAKHIA AND CUMANIA IN THE TWELFTH AND THIRTEENTH CENTURIES -- ORIGINS AND POSSIBLE CUMAN AFFILIATIONS OF THE ASEN DYNASTY -- The brothers were Bulgars -- The brothers were of Vlakh descent -- The brothers were of Cuman descent -- PETER AND ASEN VERSUS ISAAKIOS AND ALEXIOS ANGELOI: THE FIRST PHASE OF THE CUMANO-VLAKHO-BULGARIAN LEAGUE'S FIGHT… -- KALOYAN AND HIS CUMANS AGAINST BYZANTIUM AND THE LATINS -- THE CUMANS' ROLE IN THE RESTORATION OF BULGARIA -- CHAPTER THREE Cumans in the Balkans before the Tatar conquest, 1241 -- CUMANS DURING THE REIGN OF BORIL, 1207-1218 -- CUMANS DURING THE REIGN OF IVAN ASEN II UNTIL 1237 -- TWO WAVES OF CUMAN IMMIGRATION TO BULGARIA AND THE LATIN EMPIRE, 1237, 1241 -- CUMANS IN THE SERVICE OF JOHN BATATZES AND THEODOROS II, 1241-1256 -- CHAPTER FOUR The first period of Tatar influence in the Balkans, 1242-1282 -- THE TATAR CONQUEST IN THE BALKANS -- PRINCE NOGAY -- THE TATARS RELEASE 'IZZADDIN IN THRACE, 1264 -- NOGAY'S MARRIAGE TO A BYZANTINE PRINCESS, 1272 -- THE TATARS' ROLE IN THE STRUGGLE FOR THE BULGARIAN THRONE, 1277-1280 -- TATARS INVITED TO PUNISH SEBASTOKRATOR IOANNES OF THESSALY, 1282 -- CHAPTER FIVE The heyday of Tatar influence in the Balkans, 1280-1301 -- GEORGE TERTER I (1280-1292) AND NOGAY.
  • NOGAY'S ULUS BECOMES INDEPENDENT -- CEKE'S EMERGENCE AS KHAN -- CEKE AND TEODOR SVETOSLAV IN BULGARIA -- THE FINAL DISAPPEARANCE OF THE NOGAYIDS -- CHAPTER SIX Cumans and Tatars on the Serbian scene -- CUMANS AT GACKO, 1276 -- CUMANS IN ZICA -- TATARS AT THE DRIM, 1282 -- CUMANS AND TATARS IN THE BATTLES AT BRANICEVO, 1284 -- SISMAN'S TATARS AGAINST THE SERBS IN VIDIN, 1290-1300 -- STEFAN UROS AS A TATAR HOSTAGE -- TATAR AND YAS TROOPS ON MOUNT ATHOS, 1307-1311 -- TATAR AND YAS TROOPS IN MILUTIN'S SERVICE, 1311-1314 -- TATARS AND YAS IN THE BATTLE OF VELBUZD, 1330 -- CHAPTER SEVEN Cumans in Byzantine service after the Tatar conquest, 1242-1333 -- THE CUMANS IN THE WARS OF THEODOROS II, MICHAEL VIII AND ANDRONIKOS II -- THE CUMANS IN THE STRUGGLES FOR THE THRONE OF THE TWO EMPERORS ANDRONIKOS, 1320-1328 -- A BYZANTINE ADVENTURER OF CUMAN EXTRACTION: SYRGIANNES -- CHAPTER EIGHT The Tatars fade away from Bulgaria and Byzantium, 1320-1354 -- TATAR RAIDS, 1320-1321 -- TATAR INCURSIONS OF 1323 AND A NEW HALF-CUMAN BULGARIAN TSAR -- THE TATARS IN THE BULGARIAN AND BYZANTINE EVENTS OF 1328-1333 -- THE LAST APPEARANCES OF THE TATARS IN BYZANTIUM, 1337, 1341 -- CHAPTER NINE The emergence of two Romanian principalities in Cumania, 1330, 1364 -- CUMANS AND TATARS IN ROMANIAN HISTORY -- FROM CUMANIA VIA TARTARIA TO WALLACHIA AND MOLDAVIA -- CUMANIA AND SEVERIN AFTER 1242 -- BASARAB AND THE EMERGENCE OF WALLACHIA, 1330 -- MOLDAVIA CASTS ASIDE TATAR AND HUNGARIAN TUTELAGE, 1359-1364 -- TATAR CONTOL OVER THE TOWNS OF THE DANUBE AND DNIESTER DELTAS -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1 Geographical names -- Appendix 2 Chronological table of dynasties -- Appendix 3 Maps -- Abbreviations -- Bibliography -- Index.
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  • An examination of the military force enacted by the Cumans and the Tatars to secure political success in the Balkans.

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