Six enigmatic turkic ethnic names in the tale of Igor's campaign

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Abstract

In this paper we analyze a group of Turkic ethnic names mentioned in the Tale of Igor's Campaign -a masterpiece of ancient Russian literature-with a controversial etymology, by comparing the opinions of various researchers on this topic and by presenting the results of an analysis of the text against its historical and literary context.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)267-279
JournalFaventia
Volume34-36
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012

Keywords

  • Igor' Tale
  • Kievan Rus'
  • Turkic ethnic names

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