Day archives: August 10th, 2019

Armenia and Khazars – What Textbooks Are Silent About

Armenia and Khazars

In the Armenian chronicles, Khazars belonging to the Turkic-speaking family are referred to as “Khazirk” (“խազիրք”). The first mention of them is found in Movses Khorenatsi’s records. Having appeared on the political arena in 650, the Khazar Kaganate or Khazaria (the state on the map below, had an area of 3 million square kilometers in …