Golden Horde


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Golden Horde

n.
The Mongol-led army of mostly Turkic tribes that swept over eastern Europe in the 1200s, making Russia into a tributary state.

[Perhaps from a golden tent that may have been used by their commander.]

Golden Horde

n
(Historical Terms) the Mongol horde that devastated E Europe in the early 13th century. It established the westernmost Mongol khanate, which at its height ruled most of European Russia. Defeated by the power of Muscovy (1380), the realm split into four smaller khanates in 1405

Gold′en Horde′


n.
the army of Mongols that overran E Europe in the 13th century and maintained suzerainty in Russia until the 15th century.
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According to Kocak, the historiography of the Golden Horde rule over the Slavic principalities in 14th century, the mandated Islamic religious institutions and the Western influence constitute the primary sources of such narratives.
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He believes that those who advance such notions employ biased sources, and he associates the Islamic conversion of the Kazakhs to the time of the Golden Horde: "It is a reasonable proposition that the Kazakhs are Muslims because their origins are in the Golden Horde, and the Golden Horde had already converted to Islam before the Kazaks became a distinct ethnos" (Privatsky 2001:46).
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It contains evidence of the medieval city of Bolgar, an early settlement of the civilisation of Volga-Bolgars, which existed between the 7th and 15th centuries, and was the first capital of the Golden Horde in the 13th century.
Khan had his Golden Horde with him; Cope had three horses and a dog, his companions for his three-and-a-half-year trek.
Halperin, "Tsarev ulus: Russia in the Golden Horde," Cahiers du monde russe et sovietique 23, 2 (1982): 257-653, repr.
It was conquered by the Mongols in the thirteenth century, and after the collapse of the Golden Horde it became a khanate (at first independent, after an Ottoman vassal) that served as a continual threat to the Eastern Slavs who attempted to cultivate the fertile steppe to its north.