TITLE

The Avars: Steppe People of Central Europe

AUTHOR(S)
Daim, Falko
PUB. DATE
March 1984
SOURCE
Archaeology;Mar/Apr84, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explains that the Avars in central Europe were warriors who in the sixth century swept out of their heartlands in Hungary and extended their settlements into parts of modern Slovakia, Romania, Yugoslavia, and eastern Austria. Semi-nomadic people seasoned by steppe warfare; Strongest cultural ties to the Byzantine world; Avars gave the western world devices that had far-reaching social and military consequences.
ACCESSION #
16268912

 

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