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LC control 86001782
Topical headingPomaks
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See alsoEthnology--Bulgaria
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Found inWork cat.: Chiridoglou, P. Hoi Hellēnes Pomakoi kai hē schesē tous me tēn Tourkia, 1984.
Britannica 14: v. 10, p. 822 ("[The] Muslim ... Pomaks claim descent from the Thracian inhabitants of pre-Christian times. They ... speak a Slav dialect akin to Bulgarian, ..." They are a "racially distinct" group in NE Greece.)
Evans, S.G. A Short Hist. of Bulgaria, 1960: p. 78 ("[The Turks] attempt[ed] to turn the Bulgarians into Turks by making them Moslems and giving them Turkish clothes and some privileges. The small group who succumbed to this, mainly in the Rhodopes, were known as the Pomaks.")