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Turkic Elites in Constantinople and Trebizond in 1261-1453
Some Comparative Notes

  • Publication type: Article from a collective work
  • Collective work: Élites chrétiennes et formes du pouvoir en Méditerranée centrale et orientale. (xiiie-xve siècle)
  • Author: Shukurov (Rustam)
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  • Abstract: The article compares Turkic Elites in Constantinople and Trebizond during late Byzantine period. The Byzantine Balkan society was more open towards the noble Turkic immigrants comparing to the Byzantine Pontos. On the contrary, the Pontic Asian settlers were rarely found in the higher strata of society, they or their descendants mostly joined the middle class bureaucracy and clergy.
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  • Pages: 193 to 204
  • Last edition: 2017
  • Collection: Encounters, n° 318
  • Subcollection: Medieval civilization, n° 28

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  • ISBN: 978-2-406-06456-5
  • ISSN: 2103-5636
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-406-06458-9.p.0193
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Parution date: 09-20-2017
  • Language: English
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