A Note on the Character of Ancient Turkic Community in the sixth–eighth Centuries

Vostok/Oriens '2015, №2

The article deals with the study of the structure of Ancient Turkic community. The research primarily based on the analysis of units of social terminology mentioned in the monuments of Old Turkic runic writing. The author came to the point of two levels formed the Ancient Turkic community; first of them were units like the primary kin groups, but on the whole the structure was not based on the kinship relations, but on the territorial relations. So, the model of Ancient Turkic community was the similar as the typical community in nomadic societies.

Keywords: Türk, Qїrqїz, nomads, community, monuments of Old Turkic runic writing

Pages: С. 43–53

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