Tatary


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the vast geographical region of Europe and Asia that was controlled by the Mongols in the 13th and 14th centuries

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Of Mazepa, Voltaire wrote that he was "a courageous, enterprising man, tirelessly industrious although advanced in years," who under very difficult circumstances "remained faithful to his new ally," while Ukraine was a fertile land "located between Little Tatary [that is, the Crimea], Poland, and Muscovy," which
Park, "Accumulation of phenylpropanoids and correlated gene expression during the development of tatary buckwheat sprouts," Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, vol.
But after this long campaign --six years in fact-in a strange land, the winter of 1708-9 was exceptionally severe and Charles's army, stuck in the eastern borderlands of this still vast Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, lacked sufficient supplies and was beginning to dwindle in numbers for lack of new Swedish recruits; he therefore left the road to Moscow and turned south to Ukraine, a fertile land, as the French philosophe put it, "located between Little Tatary [that is, the Crimea], Poland, and Muscovy," where supplies and a potentially powerful ally, Prince Mazepa, awaited him.
Markov, "Tatary," Mirskoi vestnik 13 (1875) #3: 51-59; M-, "Buriaty," Chtenie dlia naroda (1886) #1: 57-70; "verkhom 8 tysiach verst," SV (1890) #21, pp.226-228; "Tserkvi i shkoly v raione Sibirskoi zheleznoi dorogi," SV (1895) #9: 99-100; "Raboty po sooruzheniiu Sibirskoi zheleznoi dorogi," SV (1895) #39: 444-445; L.
He later wrote about many historical events, as in Wojna domowa z Kozaki i Tatary (1681; "A Civil War with the Cossacks and Tatars"), an account of the Zaporozhian Cossacks' revolt, under the leadership of Bohdan Khmelnitsky, against Polish domination in the mid-17th century.