Konchak

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Konchak

 

Year of birth and of death unknown. Polovtsian khan. In the second half of the 12th century Konchak unified the Polovtsians and created a strong military organization. He conducted a series of campaigns into the Kievan and Pereiaslavl lands and in 1185 defeated Prince Igor Sviatoslavich and captured him. The description of the campaign conducted by Igor Sviatoslavich and the other Russian princes against Konchak forms the basis of the Tale of Igor’s Campaign.

REFERENCES

Polnoe sobranie russkikh letopisei, vol. 2. Moscow, 1963.
Slovo o polku Igoreve. Moscow-Leningrad, 1950. (See index of names.)
Kudriashov, K. V. Pro Igoria Severskogo, prozemliu Russkuiu. Moscow, 1959.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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