Wusun
The Wūsūn (Chinese: 烏孫; literally "Grandchildren of The Crow") were either a Altai Turkic speaking or Indo-European speaking nomadic or semi-nomadic steppe people who, the Chinese histories say originally lived in western Gansu in northwest China, near the Yuezhi people. After being defeated by the Xiongnu (circa 176 BCE) they fled to the region of the Ili river and (lake) Issyk Kul where they remained for at least five centuries and formed a powerful force.
They are mentioned in Chinese historical sources in 436 CE, when a Chinese envoy was sent to their country and the Wusun reciprocated. Their later fate is connected with the Turkic Kaganates and the sudden reversals of fortune that fell on Central Asia and, specifically, the Zhetysu area. Considerable traces of their impact on surrounding peoples and events were left in Persian, Muslim, Turkic, and Russian sources extending from the 6th century CE to the present. The modern Uysyn who number approximately 250,000 people, are regarded by some as the modern descendants of the Wusun. The Uysyn have two branches, Dulat and Sary Uysyn ("Yellow Uysyn").

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Wusun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Wusun (Chinese: 烏孫; pinyin: Wūsūn; Wade–Giles: Wū-sūn; literally: " Grandchildren/Descendents of the Crow/Raven") were a semi-nomadic steppe ...
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Chinese History - Wusun 烏孫 (www.chinaknowledge.de)
The Wusun 烏孫 were an Indo-Iranian nomad people roaming the northwestern territories during the Han period (202 BCE-220 CE).
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Wusun, a Caucasian people in China - History Forum ~ All Empires
The 7th century commentary to the Hanshu by Yan Shigu says: "Among the various Rong [alien races] in the Western Regions, the Wusun's ...
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13. Xiongnu and the Wusun People
Xiongnu and the Wusun People. Xiongnu. The Chinese historian Sima Qian described the Xiongnu in Chapter 110 of his "Historical Records", "Shi Ji": Xiongnu ...
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Wusun - Fact Index
Originally, the Wusun people lived near the Yue-zhi people, probably in the region of the eastern Tien Shan Mts. Later they moved to the Ili valley and the Issyk ...
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Wusun Etienne de la Vaissière - Academia.edu
Etienne de la Jaissière Iranian in Wusun? A tentative reinterpretation of the Kultobe inscriptions The great migrations oI the 2 nd c. BC modiIied the political ...
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46. Kushan art and architecture. 102. Parthian Language. 4. Iranian in Wusun? A tentative reinterpretation of the Kultobe inscriptionsmore. by Etienne de la ...
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Wusun - Wiktionary
Wusun. Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Jump to: navigation, search ... Etymology[edit]. From Mandarin 烏孫 / 乌孙 (Wūsūn) (lit.
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The Raven – The Northmen and Wusun Connection ...
29 Jan 2013 ... In my last article titled, Wusun Merge With The Saka to Become the Saxons, I had introduced my theory in regards to the origins of the Saxons.
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16 Jun 2014 ... The Wusun Medium OmniFighter is a post-Jihad design, built for Clan Snow Raven by its partners in the Outworlds Alliance. The Wusun came ...
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The Wusun are generally believed to have been an Indo-European people either ..... (Australian National University Institute of Advanced Studies Department of ...
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The Wusun 烏孫 were an Indo-Iranian nomad people roaming the northwestern territories during the Han period ... Princeton/Oxford: Princeton University Press.
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Dec 1, 2012 ... Wusun and their neighbours during the late 2nd century BCE, take note that the Yancai did not change ... New York, Columbia University Press.
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Dr. Wusun Paek. Department: Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology. Address: 700 University Avenue, Rm. 8711. Ontario Power ...
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Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Women: Antiquity Through ...
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She became wife to three Wusun kings; mother, grandmother, and great- grandmother to three other Wusun kings; mother to the King of Suoju; and mother -in-law and grandmother to Kucha kings. Wusun, Suoju, and Kucha were states in the ...
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An Anthology of Chinese Discourse on Translation (Version 1): From Earliest Times to the Buddhist Project (v....
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Translation has a long history in China. Down the centuries translators, interpreters, Buddhist monks, Jesuit priests, Protestant missionaries, writers, historians, linguists, and even ministers and emperors have all written about translation, and from an amazing array of perspectives. Such an exciting diversity of views, reflections and theoretica...
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An alliance with the peoples who inhabited Dayuezhi and Wusun, in modern-day Central and Western Asia and parts of Xinjiang, would allow the Han Chinese to converge on the area of the dreaded xiongnu. Wudi sent Zhang Qian as an ...
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Raoul David Findeisen, Gad C. Isay, Amira Katz-Goehr, 2009
be a homonym of the Turkic word »fuli,« both meaning wolf.12 This view perhaps is related to the assumption that the Wusun language belongs to the Turkic group .13 Apart from the fact that there is the loan-word phenomenon among ...
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Lily Xiao Hong Lee, A.D. Stefanowska, Sue Wiles, 2015
She became wife to three Wusun kings; mother, grandmother, and great- grandmother to three other Wusun kings; mother to the King of Suoju; and mother -in-law and grandmother to Kucha kings. Wusun, Suoju, and Kucha were states in the ...
China's Last Nomads: The History and Culture of China's Kazaks
Linda Benson, Ingvar Svanberg, 1998
Wusun people moved west, to the Hi River valley, around the third century B.C. Here they merged with the Saka, known in Chinese records as the Saizhong. The Wusun-Saka tribes of this area include the Jersak, Bessak, Bersak, and Kazsak, ...
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 Ushi means "raven generation", and is semantically identical with U-sun – "raven descendants". In Wusun legend their ancestors were a raven and a wolf. In the 5th century they were pressured by the Rouran and may have migrated to the Pamir Mountains.[48] From the 6th century onward the former habitat of the Wusun formed part of the western empire of the Göktürks.
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Paleoenvironments and the economy of the Iron Age Saka-Wusun of South-eastern Kazakhstan | Claudia Chang - Academia.edu
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Iranian in Wusun? A tentative reinterpretation of the Kultobe inscriptions | Etienne de la Vaissière - Academia.edu
By Etienne de la Vaissière in Ancient History and Eurasian Nomads.
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Zhang Xinyu alternates between Han and Wusun fashion for upcoming drama Liu Jieyou | Cfensi
Princess Jieyou is coming back to China...sort of. Zhang Xinyu stars as the titular princess in her first non-Qing/Republican era historical drama, as Liu Jieyou. As the imperial family engages in marriage-alliances with the neighboring Wusun, Liu Jieyou (who would otherwise be from an inglorious branch of the Liu clan) is elevated to "princess," and…
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