Pechenegs

The Pechenegs or Patzinaks (Russian: Печенег(и), Ukrainian: Печеніг(и), Turkish: Peçenek(ler), Hungarian: Besenyő(k), Croatian: Pečenezi, Greek: Πατζινάκοι, Πετσενέγοι, Πατζινακίται, Georgian: პაჭანიკი, Bulgarian: печенеги, pechenegi or печенези, pechenezi; Serbian: Печенези, Latin: Pacinacae, Bisseni) were a semi-nomadic Turkic people of the Central Asian steppes speaking the Pecheneg language which belonged to the Turkic language family.

Read more about Pechenegs:  Origins and Area, In Armenian Sources, Alliance With Byzantium, Late History and Decline, Leaders

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