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Kazarki was a Khazar settlement. It was located west of the Volga River and north of Sarkel (probably in the present-day Penza Oblast), from roughly the 7th through the 10th centuries CE. The area around it was known in early Russian sources as Volost' Kazarskaya, or "Khazar region."[1]


  1. ^ Brook 43; Golden 75.


  • Kevin Alan Brook. The Jews of Khazaria, 1st ed., Northvale, N.J.: Jason Aronson, 1999. (Second edition forthcoming)
  • Peter B. Golden. Khazar Studies: An Historio-Philological Inquiry into the Origins of the Khazars, Vol. 1. Budapest: Akademia Kiado, 1980.