Lecture no. 17 from the course: The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes
Taught by Professor Kenneth W. Harl | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Why did the Khazars convert to Judaism rather than orthodox Christianity? Why did the Byzantines, despite dealings with the Khazars across centuries, fail to win them over to their commonwealth? Get answers as you delve into the important role the Khazars played in Byzantine foreign policy and the controversy created by their conversion.