KHAZARS


KHAZARS
   a Crimean tribe of TURKISH or FINNISH origin which converted to JUDAISM around the tenth century.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • KHAZARS — KHAZARS, a national group of general Turkic type, independent and sovereign in Eastern Europe between the seventh and tenth centuries C.E. During part of this time the leading Khazars professed Judaism. The name is frequently pronounced with an a …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • KHAZARS — Peuple apparenté aux Turcs, qui établit un empire entre la mer Noire et la mer Caspienne du VIIe au Xe siècle, les Khazars nous sont connus par des sources arabes, hébraïques et chinoises principalement. Ils s’opposèrent à plusieurs reprises à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Khazars — Kazar redirects here. For the Marvel Comics character, see Ka Zar. For the village in Azerbaijan, see Xəzər. For Khazar University, see Khazar University. Khazaria Eastern Tourkia Khaganate …   Wikipedia

  • Khazars — Empire khazar VIe siècle – XIe siècle Extension de l empire des Khazars de 650 à son a …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Khazars —    Turkic tribe of the Caucasus (q.v.) who allied themselves with Herakleios (q.v.) to oppose the Persians (q.v.), and who provided subsequent help against the Avars and Arabs (qq.v.). In the ninth century the Khazars received a Christian mission …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Khazars in fiction — This article discusses the fiction relating to the Khazar people. Such fiction can be used to extend current knowledge of the Kharas whose history is not well documented. Historians have only been able to piece together an incomplete picture of… …   Wikipedia

  • Dictionary of the Khazars —   …   Wikipedia

  • Khazar — Khazars L empire des Khazars de 650 à son apogée en 850 Les Khazars (כוזרים en hébreu, Hazarlar en turc, Хазары en russe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Khazarie — Khazars L empire des Khazars de 650 à son apogée en 850 Les Khazars (כוזרים en hébreu, Hazarlar en turc, Хазары en russe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Thirteenth Tribe — Khazars converted to Judaism (see Twelve Tribes) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games


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