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While some of this is recorded in Arabic histories such as that of al-Tabari, the Mugh documents provide a unique glimpse of the Sogdian perspective on these turbulent political and military events as well as the only record of daily life and administration in early eighth-century Sogdiana.
The relationship of Iranian Buddhists and Chinese Buddhists dates probably back to the Parthian period; Sogdian Buddhist texts are one of the most important Iranian Mid.
They used Sasanian silver coins, and Sogdian settlers, followers of the Persian prophet Zoroaster, connected China, Samarkand and the Middle East.
Sogdian scribes translated most of the religious texts of Buddhism, Manichaeism, and Christianity into the various languages of the Silk Road.
Ak Beshim appeared in V-VI centuries as one of the easternmost settlement of Sogdian merchants on the Silk Road.
An extremely rare pair of silk lampas trousers, Sogdiana, central Asia, bear eloquent witness to the quality and splendour of Sogdian silk cloth production of the 7th and 8th centuries.
In the fifth through the eighth centuries "A Golden Age Emerges," first with the Persian Sassanid Empire and then the later dominance of the Sogdian cities of modern day Uzbekistan.
The site hosts hundreds of inscriptions in Brahmi, Sogdian, middle Persian, Chinese, Tibetan and Hebrew languages.
Most of them came from features of the 8th-12th centuries, some were combined with Sassanian silver, bear Sogdian or Choresmian graffito or show scratched images of dancing shamans, sun, moon or elks (Leshenko 1970; 1976).
He Zhang, William Paterson University A Study of the Sogdian Whirl Dance and Shamans Performance
Iranian: Ossetic sygyt 'earth(-matter)', Sogdian sykth, Pashto sega and Kurdish sigit.
It was commonly used for people of Persian, Sogdian, and Turkish origin, Xianbi, Indians, Kushans and even, occasionally, for the Xiongnu (who, however, are usually clearly differentiated from the Hu).