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Caucasus

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

By Caucasus we generally understand Subcaucasia, i.e. the territories situated south of the Great Caucasus chain as far as the Taurus and the steppes of Azerbaijan, hence including the...

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Caucasus

Bernard Outtier.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 802 words.

By Caucasus we generally understand Subcaucasia, i.e. the territories situated south of the Great Caucasus chain as far as the

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Caucasus

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 149 words.

a mountain range from the Black (*Euxine) Sea to the *Caspian. The Main Caucasus lies

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Caucasus

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

By Caucasus we generally understand Subcaucasia, i.e. the territories situated south of the Great Caucasus chain as far as the Taurus and the steppes of Azerbaijan, hence including the...

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Caucasus

David C. Braund.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 156 words.

a mountain range from the Black (Euxine) Sea to the Caspian. The Main Caucasus lies to the

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Caucasus

Michael B. Bishku.

in Islamic Studies

P ublished online December 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Islam. 6920 words.

The Caucasus refers to both a mountain range that physically divides Europe and Asia and a larger region consisting of two parts: the North Caucasus in Russia; and Transcaucasia, or the...

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Caucasus <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

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Caucasus Passes

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 393 words.

The ancient history of *Georgia was shaped by the passes through the Caucasus Mountains. The routes through *Suania

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Caucasus, film in the

Annette Kuhn and Guy Westwell.

in A Dictionary of Film Studies

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film. 526 words.

The development of film production in the Caucasus took place largely within the wider nation building that followed the 1917

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Northern Caucasus Mythology

David Leeming.

in A Dictionary of Asian Mythology

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 91 words.

Before the rise of Islam, the people of the Caucasus—the Cherkess, the Abkhaz, the Ubyhk, the Georgians, and others—worshipped a

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Northern Caucasus mythology

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 96 words.

Before the rise of Islam, the people of the Caucasus— the Cherkess, the Abkhaz, the Ubyhk, the Georgians, and others—worshipped

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 The Imaginary Caucasus

Charles King.

in The Ghost of Freedom

March 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 18356 words.

As the Caucasus was being conquered by the Russian empire, images of the Caucasus as a place were being consolidated in the imagination of both Russians and westerners. The poetry and prose...

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Northern Caucasus Mythology

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Before the rise of Islam, the people of the Caucasus— the Cherkess, the Abkhaz, the Ubyhk, the Georgians, and others—worshipped a supreme being. For many of these groups the god ...

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The Caucasus, 1990

Kristina Spohr.

in Transcending the Cold War

September 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 11503 words.

On 15–16 July 1990 the German and Soviet leaders Helmut Kohl and Mikhail Gorbachev held summit talks in Moscow and in the Caucasus. Their meeting sealed the deal on Germany regaining full...

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Caucasus

in Dictionary Plus Social Sciences

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 79 words.

A mountainous region at the border between Europe and Asia, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. It extends

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Caucasus

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 36 words.

Crassus, Halicarnassus, Lassus • tarsus • nexus, plexus, Texas • Paracelsus • census, consensus • Croesus

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Caucasus

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 36 words.

Crassus, Halicarnassus, Lassus • tarsus • nexus, plexus, Texas • Paracelsus • census, consensus • Croesus

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Caucasus

Michael B. Bishku.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 552 words.

The Caucusus is both a mountain range that physically divides Europe and Asia and a larger region of two parts:

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Caucasus

David C. Braund.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Geography. 145 words.

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Caucasus

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 272 words.

(Russian: Kavkaz)

1. A mountainous region, also called Caucasia, between the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea to the

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Caucasus

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 297 words.

1. A mountainous region, also called Caucasia, between the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea to the west and

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