The focus of Archivum Eurasiae Medii Aevi is on the political, social, economic and linguistic history of the peoples of the Eurasian steppes and adjoining regions from late antiquity to the Mongol Empire and its successor states. Among its primary concerns are questions regarding the Iranian steppe peoples, the Huns, the Oghur and Bulghar Turkic peoples, the Sabirs, the Avars, the Khazars and other peoples of the Türk Empire, the Hungarians, Pechenegs, Cumans and peoples of the Mongol Empire. The periodical will also touch on many points in the history of the Slavic world, Crimea, Byzantium, Iran, the Caucasus, the lands of Islam and the peoples of Central and Northern Europe, as well as elucidate various questions of Turkic and steppe history.
From the contents:
- B. S. Bachrach: A Picture of Avar-Frankish Warfare from a Carolingian Psalter of the Early Ninth Century in Light of the "Strategicon"
- C. I. Beckwith: Aspects of the Early History of the Central-Asian Guard Corps in Islam
- P. B. Golden: Cumanica I. The Qipcaqs in Georgia
- T. Halasi-Kun: Ottoman Data on Lesser Cumania
- T. S. Noonan: Why Dirhams Reached Russia: The Role of Arab-Khazar Relations in the Development of the earliest Islamic Trade with Eastern Europe