Re: [sig] please help
- Predslava wrote:
>The Polovetsians (what the Russians called them), or Cumans (Kumans -->whatThere is indeed a sad lack of such information in English (though i can
>the Byzantines called them), of Kipchaqs (apparently, what they called
>themselves), were a Turkic people, a number of nomadic tribes that pretty
>much dominated the steppes south-east of Russia until the Mongols came in
>the XIII century.
>I haven't found anything in English about their lives, beliefs, lifestyle,
>the role and place of women, or even about their clothing.
>If anyone is aware of scholarship on those subjects by Western scholars, I
>would be very grateful for a pointer.
cite for you a number of interesting Russian titles). The one book I ran
into that is in English is:
"Pechenegs, Cumans, Iasians. Steppe peoples in medieval Hungary." Andras
Paloczi Horvath, Corvina, Budapest, 1989. ISSN 0133-3119 ISBN 963 13 2740 X
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