MAIASK. 2016. No. 8

E. M. Usmanov (Ufa, Russia).

THE PROBLEM OF INTERPRETATION OF INFORMATION OF MEDIEVAL EUROPEAN SOURCES

ON THE ANCESTRAL HOME OF HUNGARY

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Pages: 455-474

There is steady opinion in the modern historiography about sequential migration of ancient Hungarians from Southern Urals (Magna Hungaria Great Hungaria) to Don Steppes (Levedia) and Northern Black sea area (Atelkuza). This article is considered the medieval European authors information about the eastern ancestral home of the ancient Hungarians-Magyars. The article gives the analyze of that info in order to determine out their relationship with the ancient Magyars lands mentioned by Constantine Porphyrogennetos in his tractate On the Governance of the Empire. In this research, paper is attempted to explore origin of the names of Levedia and Atelkuza. The author makes the conclusion that both groups of the medieval European authors mean the one physical territory inhabited by the ancient Magyars the Ural ancestral home.

 

Key words: Magna Hungaria Hungary Great, Atelkuza, Levediya, Magyars, Turks, Richard, Julian, Anonymous, Constantine Porphyrogenitus.

 

Received November 1, 2016
Accepted for publication November 11, 2016

 

About the author:

Usmanov Erik Maratovich (Ufa, Russia). Teacher of Mustai Karim Bashkir gymnasium No 158.

E-mail: ermarus@mail.ru