Caucasus (mountain)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/15787

A mountain range in Central Asia (perhaps the Hindu Kush?)

Names

  • Greek: Καύκασον = Kaukason 1
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Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Laonikos Chalkokondyles. 1 before 14641464-1468mid-late 15th C2014

Sources

  • 1Caucasus: Laonikos Chalkokondyles, The Histories, ed. Anthony Kaldellis (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2014), para. 1.3 [Greek with English translation].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson and Josh Kuch, “Caucasus” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/15787.

Additional credit information:

  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; place categorization; abstract; and categorization, matching, Greek transliteration from Chalkokondyles' history
  • Josh Kuch: categorization and Greek collection from Chalkokondyles' history
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