Trade in slaves and captives was one of the most important (if not the most important) sources of income of the Crimean Khanate in the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries.
Slaves, Money Lenders, and Prisoner Guards: The Jews and the Trade in Slaves and Captives in the Crimean Khanate
Assessing Khazaria Meerts, Paul (Institute of International Relations) IIAS Newsletter, #34, July (2004) Abstract The Khazars enter history in the fifth century AD. In the thirteenth, they disappear. Why are these semi- nomads, who reigned from the Caucasus and the Urals to the Caspian and the Dnieper of interest to students of Eurasian history? First, […]