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Tarkhan

 

(1) Among Turkic peoples in the Middle Ages, a feudal lord (prince) or a person of any of several other social groups free of taxation.

(2) The tax-exempt lands and property of the feudal lords of the Transcaucasus, Middle Asia, and the khanates of Kazan, Astrakhan, and the Crimea.

(3) A kind of medieval Russian public-legal document (see).

REFERENCE

Kashtanov, S. M. “K voprosu o klassifikatsii i sostavlenii zagolovkov zhalovannykh gramot.” Istoricheskii arkhiv, 1956, no. 3.
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