Avars

Earliest record: 500
Last record: 900

Language family: Turcic-Mongolian

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YearsAction
500Migrated to
500850Located in
525Migrated to [1]
525552Located in
525558Partial migration to
525850Located in
552568Migrated to
552630Located in
560Conquered [2]
560Conquered [3]
560850Located in
560850Located in
562566Attacked [1]
577626Attacked [4]
578600Attacked [5]
582620Attacked [2]
590Conquered [6]
590630Located in
592Settled in [6]
597598Attacked [3]
600Conquered
600800Were assimilated [7]
600850Located in
600900Were assimilated [7]
602626Expanded to [8]
610Attacked [2]
611Attacked [4]
630850Located in
800850Were assimilated [9]
890Located in [10]

Location Info

  1. W part of S Russian steppes
  2. {W part of S Russian steppes} *{900-79}*
  3. N of Caucasus Mts
  4. {Mouth of Danube R 'Scythian Lands', + Black Sea N shore, W area, W of Dnepr R.} *{901-80}*
  5. Mouth of Danube R 'Scythian Lands', + Black Sea N shore, W area, W of Dnepr R.
  6. {N of Caucasus Mts} *{3-1}*
  7. Danube nr Thracia & Moesia inf RP. The newly reorganized (284-305) Diocese Thracia. See ref 40, fig 22. + Upper Dnestr R. + Pannonia. The area occupied by the Gepids. Did not settle S of line Pecs- Keszthely-Szombathely. + W Volhynia. + Carpathian basin, Pannonia & the Gepid area between Save R & Drave R.
  8. {Mouth of Danube R 'Scythian Lands'. + Black Sea N shore, W area, W of Dnepr R.} + {Danube nr Thracia & Moesia inf RP. The newly reorganized (284-305) Diocese Thracia. See ref 40, fig 22. + Upper Dnestr R. + Pannonia. The area occupied by the Gepids. Did not settle S of line Pecs-Keszthely-Szombathely. + W Volhynia. + Carpathian basin, Pannonia & the Gepid area between Save R & Drave R.} *{900-80} + {900-81}*
  9. S Russia (Volga R to Lower Danube).
  10. Taman Peninsula (extends from N of Caucasus to meet E tip of Crimea).
  11. {S Russia (Volga R to Lower Danube).} *{129-39}*
  12. {Taman Peninsula (extends from N of Caucasus to meet E tip of Crimea).} *{234-67}*
  13. Frankish Empire
  14. Balkans
  15. Thrace
  16. Byzantine Empire
  17. Valleys of the Alps & Sudeten area.
  18. {Valleys of the Alps & Sudeten area.} *{33-21}*
  19. Betw Tisza & Danube RR
  20. Singidunum (Belgrade), Thrace Macedonia up to Salonika, Dalmatia, S bank of Danube R to Lower Moesia & Dobrugea.
  21. S Moravia, Slovak plain also E Lower A.
  22. Serbia
  23. {S Moravia, Slovak plain also E Lower A.} *{900-83}*
  24. Croatia
  25. Balkan Peninsula
  26. Friulia
  27. Venice
  28. {Mouth of Danube R 'Scythian Lands'. + Black Sea N shore, W area, W of Dnepr R. + Danube nr Thracia & Moesia inf RP. The newly reorganized (284-305) Diocese Thracia. See ref 40, fig 22. + Upper Dnestr R. + Pannonia. The area occupied by the Gepids. Did not settle S of line Pecs-Keszthely-Szombathely. + W Volhynia. + Carpathian basin, Pannonia & the Gepid area between Save R & Drave R.} - {Danube nr Thracia & Moesia inf RP. The newly reorganized (284-305) Diocese Thracia. See ref 40, fig 22.} - Dalmatia. *{900-82} - {40-116} - Dalmatia*
  29. Pannonia
  30. H

References

  1. Daim, F. 1977. Die Awaren in Niederoesterreich. Verlag Niederoesterreichisches Pressehaus, St. Poelten-Wien. 32 pp.
  2. Randa, Alexander (ed.). 1958. Steppenvoelkerkreis. pp. 341-388. In Handbuch der Weltgeschichte, 2nd edition. Walter Verlag, Olten, Switzerland.
  3. Vernadsky, George. 1943. Ancient Russia. Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut. 425 pp.
  4. Avenarius, A. 1974. Die Awaren in Europa. A.M. Hakkert B.V., Amsterdam. 284 pp.
  5. Velkov, Velizar. 1972. Thrakien in der Spaetantike (IV-VI Jh.). pp. 213-222. In Georgiev, V.I., V. Tapkova-Zaimova, and V. Velkov (eds.). Thracia, Primus Congressus Studiorum Thracicorum. Serdicae (Sofia).
  6. Hauptmann, Ljudmil. 1956. Die Fruehzeit der West- und Suedslawen. pp. 301-331. In Valjavec, Fritz (ed.). Historia Mundi, Vol 5. Francke Verlag, Bern, Switzerland.
  7. Vukanovia, Tatomir. 1974. L'EthnogenSse des Slaves du Sud. [Serbo-Croat with French summary] Bulletin du Mus,e de Vranje 10:1-370 + 37 pl.
  8. Hoesch, Edgar. 1968. Geschichte der Balkanlaender. W. Kohlhammer Verlag, Stuttgart. 160 pp.
  9. de Fernandey, Michael. 1956. Die nordeurasischen Reitervoelker und der Westen bis zum Mongolensturm. pp. 175-223. In Valjavec, Fritz (ed.). Historia Mundi, Vol 5. Francke Verlag, Bern, Switzerland.
  10. Erdelyi, I. 1977. Zur Frage der ethnischen Grenzen des landnehmenden Ungartums. Mitteilungen des Archaeologischen Instituts der Ungarischen Akademie der Wissenschaften 6:75-79.