Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Trading and Raiding on the Eurasian Steppe: The Grave Goods of a Turkic Chieftain

Thu, January 29, 2009 | RAS 218

5:00 PM

A medieval tumulus, excavated in the steppes of southern Ukraine, reveals the transactions of a nomadic Qipchak leader with eastern and western Europe, the Islamic world, and Byzantium in the thirteenth century, shedding light on the rich intersections of medieval economic and trade relations.

Sponsored by: Department of Art and Art History, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, CREEES

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