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The Genesis of the Turks
by Osman Karatay | Mar 1, 2022

This book suggests a new theory on the origins and Urheimat of the Turks within the context of Central Eurasia and, more properly, the South Urals, by exploring the relations of the Turkic language with the Altaic, Uralic and Indo-European languages and by referring to historical, genetic and archaeological sources. The book shows that the elements that started the making of the Turkic ethno-linguistic entity were also shared by the regions where the later Hungarians would emerge, and that the consolidation of their identity seems to be related to the emergence and rise of the Sintashta culture. It argues that the fertile lands and suitable climatic conditions, together with the coming of agriculture likely at the end of the 3rd millennium BC, allowed them to increase their population.

About the Author
Osman Karatay completed his Master’s degree at Gazi University, Turkey, in 2001 and his doctorate from the same institution in 2006. He is currently a Lecturer at Ege University, Turkey, and has contributed to Turkish historiography with many projects. He served as co-editor of the six-volume book The Turks (2002) and the volumes Balkanlar El Kitabı [A Handbook of the Balkans] (2006), Doğu Avrupa Türk Tarihi [A History of the Turks in Eastern Europe] 2014), and launched the academic quarterly Karadeniz Araştırmaları [Black Sea Studies]. His publications include İran ile Turan Iran and Turan (four ed.: 2003, 2012, 2015, 2018), In Search of the Lost Tribe. The Origins and Making of the Croatian Nation (2003), and İlk Oğuzlar. Köken, Türeyiş ve Erken Tarihleri Üzerine Çalışmalar The Earliest Oghuz: Studies on Their Origins, Genesis and Early History (four ed.: 2017-2020).

Central Eurasia in the Middle Ages: Studies in Honour of Peter B. Golden (Turcologica)

Paperback – June 1, 2016
by Osman Karatay (Editor), Istvan Zimonyi (Editor)

In Search Of The Lost Tribe: The Origins and Making of the Croatian Nation

Paperback – January 1, 2003
by Osman Karatay (Author), n/a (Editor, Translator)

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