Majar

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Majar or Macar /məˈɑr/ was a medieval city of Golden Horde in 13th-14th centuries. Once it played a major role in the trade between Idel-Ural, Caucasus and the Black Sea region. In 1310–1311 the city minted its own money. In 1395 it was sacked by troops of Timur.

The ruins of buildings, public baths, water pipes and workshops, and other remains of the city are situated near Budyonnovsk, Stavropol Krai, Russia.[1]

An unknown Khazar city may have been located there, dating back to the 2nd century CE.

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Tatar) "Маҗар". Tatar Encyclopaedia. Kazan: The Republic of Tatarstan Academy of Sciences. Institution of the Tatar Encyclopaedia. 2002.