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Within the Mortuary Archaeology of the Medieval Banat (10th – 14th centuries) Silviu Oţa highlights the interactions among diverse ethnic teams as mirrored in burial customs and funerary practices. The booklet will care for the Banat as a complete (as against the Romanian, Serbian or Hungarian components of the area) because the smooth political borders usually are not exact with the cultural limitations within the heart a while. On a extra basic point, the aim of this booklet is to examine the social dynamics within the sector. the writer rejects the concept that any of the "archaeological cultures" pointed out within the Banat (e.g. the Bjelo Brdo tradition) will be linked to any unmarried ethnic team.

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The Mortuary Archaeology of the Medieval Banat (10th-14th Centuries)

Within the Mortuary Archaeology of the Medieval Banat (10th – 14th centuries) Silviu Oţa highlights the interactions among assorted ethnic teams as mirrored in burial customs and funerary practices. The e-book will take care of the Banat as a complete (as against the Romanian, Serbian or Hungarian elements of the zone) because the sleek political borders usually are not exact with the cultural barriers within the center a long time.

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As a consequence, historians have raised serious doubts about the historical authenticity of the episode and even about the existence of a polity in the early tenthcentury Banat. 10 For a much earlier dating of the Gesta Hungarorum to the 11th century, see Sălăgean (2006), pp. 11–57. 11 Madgearu (1996), pp. 8–13; (1998), pp. 191–207; Madgearu (2005); Pop (1996), pp. 112–120; Bejan (1995), pp. 104–112; Bizerea, Bizerea (1978), pp. 1–16; Pascu (1971), pp. 29, 44, 51, 57; Ţeicu (1998), pp. 495–496; Spinei (1990b), p.

24 Some have even tried to link certain categories of archaeological evidence from the Banat to the Volga Bulghars. , before the Great Schism of 1054). At any rate, the archaeological evidence does not confirm the testimony of the written sources. According to the Gesta Hungarorum, following G(a)lad’s defeat of 934, no Magyar or Kabar group settled in the region. 27 The Magyars themselves may have settled in different parts of the Banat at different times. According to the unknown chronicler, there was no settlement of the Magyars led by Zuardu, Cadusa, and Boyta in the mountains of the Banat.

36–80. 84 Ţeicu (1991), pp. 307–310; Ţeicu (1993), pp. 240–241–244, 246, 247, 248, 263, fig. 6, p. 264, fig. 7/c, p. 267, fig. 10, p. 269 and fig. 12/6. Introduction 17 of cemeteries have been excavated, even if partially, only a few have been so far published. 85 It comes as a surprise that the movement of populations other than Magyars, Pechenegs, or Cumans has received no attention whatsoever. For example, there seems to be no interest in population movements from the region south to the lands north of the river Danube.

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