Diplomatic relationship between Avars and Byzantine Empire by Menander Protector

Olesia Zhdanovych (О. Жданович)

KIJOWSKI UNIWERSYTET NARODOWY IM. TARASA SZEWCZENKI W KIJOWIE

Diplomatic relationship between Avars and Byzantine Empire by Menander Protector

ABSTRACT

In the article submitting the translations of some fragments of book by Menander Protector with comments. Its fragments are about the diplomatic missions from Avars to Byzantine Empire. Menander described communications between Avars and others barbarians in the South and East Europe. Contacts with the Byzantine Empire were the most important preferences for barbarians in 6th century. Thanks to Menander, we have our opinions about Avars and their life, tradition and true motivations about relationship with Byzantine.

KEY WORDS: Menander, Avars, barbarians, embassy, Byzantine Empire

SŁOWA KLUCZOWE: Menander, barbarzyńcy, ambasada, imperium bizantyjskie

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