Former countries similar to or like Cumania

Turkic confederation in the western part of the Eurasian Steppe, between the 10th and 13th centuries. Wikipedia

  • Cumans

    The Cumans (or Kumans), also known as Polovtsians or Polovtsy (plural only, from the Russian exonym Половцы), were a Turkic nomadic people comprising the western branch of the Cuman–Kipchak confederation. Important role in the development of the state, and Anatolia before the invasion. Wikipedia

  • Kipchaks

    The Kipchaks, also known as Qipchaq or Polovtsians, were a Turkic nomadic people and confederation that existed in the Middle Ages, inhabiting parts of the Eurasian Steppe. First mentioned in the 8th century as part of the Second Turkic Khaganate, they most likely inhabited the Altai region from where they expanded over the following centuries, first as part of the Kimek Khanate and later as part of a confederation with the Cumans. Wikipedia

  • Golden Horde

    Originally a Mongol and later Turkicized khanate established in the 13th century and originating as the northwestern sector of the Mongol Empire. With the fragmentation of the Mongol Empire after 1259 it became a functionally separate khanate. Wikipedia

  • Turkic peoples

    The Turkic peoples are a collection of ethnic groups of Central, East, North and West Asia as well as parts of Europe and North Africa, who speak Turkic languages. The origins of the Turkic peoples has been a topic of much discussion. Wikipedia

  • Pechenegs

    The Pechenegs or Patzinaks were a semi-nomadic Turkic people from Central Asia speaking the Pecheneg language which belonged to the Oghuz branch of the Turkic language family. The Pechenegs were mentioned as Bjnak, Bjanak or Bajanak in medieval Arabic and Persian texts, as Be-ča-nag in Classical Tibetan documents, and as Pačanak-i in works written in Georgian. Wikipedia

  • History of the western steppe

    Western third of the Eurasian steppe, that is, the grasslands of Ukraine and southern Russia. Intended as a summary and an index to the more-detailed linked articles. Wikipedia


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    • A direct attack on Cumania came only in 1238–1239, and encountered serious resistance by various Cuman khans.Cumans-Wikipedia
    • In the Kipchak steppe, a complex ethnic assimilation and consolidation process took place between the 11th and 13th centuries.Kipchaks-Wikipedia
    • The High Middle Ages saw the height and decline of the Slavic state of Kievan Rus' and emergence of Cumania.High Middle Ages-Wikipedia
    • The Steppe hypothesis suggests that the Gagauzes may be descendants of other Turkic nomadic tribes than Seljuks: such as Bulgars and Cumans-Kipchaks from the Eurasian steppes.Gagauz people-Wikipedia
    • In 1217, Genghis Khan sent Subutai to hunt down the hated Merkits and their allies, the Cuman-Kipchak confederation, in modern-day central Kazakhstan.Subutai-Wikipedia
    • After the Great Schism, there existed a Catholic Bishopric of Cumania (later, separate bishoprics in both Wallachia and Moldavia).Romanians-Wikipedia

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