Cumans And Tatars Oriental Military In The Pre Ottoman Balkans 1185 1365 -

cumans and tatars oriental military in the pre ottoman - the cumans and the tatars were nomadic warriors of the eurasian steppe who exerted an enduring impact on the medieval balkans with this work istv n v s ry presents an extensive examination of their history from 1185 to 1365, house of basarab wikipedia - the name is likely of cuman or pecheneg turkic origin and most likely meant father ruler basar was the present participle of the verb to rule derivatives attested in both old and modern kypchak languages the romanian historian nicolae iorga believed the second part of the name aba father to be an honorary title as recognizable in many cuman names such as terteroba arslanapa