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PETCHENEGS, or PATZINAKS

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Originally appearing in Volume V21, Page 285 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PETCHENEGS, or PATZINAKS, a barbarous people, probably of Turkish race, who at the end of the 9th century were driven into Europe from the lower Ural, and for about 300 years wandered about the northern frontier of the East Roman Empire. (See TURKS).
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