MAIASK. 2016. No. 8

A. G. Emanov (Tyumen, Russia).

RETRO- AND PROSPECTIVS OF HYBRID POLITIES IN THE CRIMEA AND TAMAN IN XIXII CENTURIES

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Pages: 659-665

The study analyses the concept of the Byzantine-Russian Borderlands development in the Crimea and on the Taman Peninsula in the epoch of the Macedonian and Komnenos dynasties, proposed by Andrey Slyads. The author notes achievement, much discussion of any ideas, in particular, the degradation of Cherson in the XIXII centuries, identifying Khazaria as Eastern Crimea, Azov Rósia as designation of all Russia, etc. The author indicate omissions in the sources use, in particular, the History of Michael Attaleiates and Johannes Skylitzes Continuatus, works of John Mauropous and Nikiphoros Ouranos. Special attention is paid to oblivion last Western publications, namely: Florin Curta, Monica White, Christian Raffensperger, Martin Dimnik and Fedir Androshchuk.

 

Key words: Cherson, Tmutarakan, XIXII centuries, Basil II the Bulgar-Slayer, Mstislav Tmutarakans, Alexios I Komnenos, Oleg Tmutarakans.

 

Received December 27, 2016
Accepted for publication December 30, 2016

 

About the author:

Emanov Aleksandr Georgievich (Tyumen, Russia). Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor, Head of the department of Archeology, Ancient and Middle Ages history, Tyumen State University.

E-mail: a_emanov@mail.ru