Oksana V. Matasova

Place of work

Organization:
Saratov Socio-Economic Institute (branch) of FSBEI of HE “Plekhanov Russian University of Economics”
Position:
associate professor
Degree:
candidate of philological sciences
ORCID:
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6052-7726

Author's articles(1)

German Contribution to Archeological Study of the Golden Horde Ukek: A Review of Ethnographic Sources

20.04.2020

Annotation

the article presents a chronological overview of the study of the Uvek settlement. Arguably one of the oldest cities and major political and economic centers of the Golden Horde, Ukek stood at the intersection of the Northern branch of the Great Silk Road and the Great Volga Trade Route, providing trade caravans and embassies a safe way across the Volga on their further journey to the Crimea or Scandinavia. It is noted that having been weakened by the decline of trade and the plague outbreak, Ukek was completely destroyed by Tamerlane and soon forgotten. It is safe to say that much of the cred...
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