The Ethnogonic Tales of the Türks

@article{Golden2018TheET,
  title={The Ethnogonic Tales of the T{\"u}rks},
  author={P. Golden},
  journal={The Medieval History Journal},
  year={2018},
  volume={21},
  pages={291 - 327}
}
  • P. Golden
  • Published 2018
  • History
  • The Medieval History Journal
  • This article is a tour de horizon of the origin myths that were recorded in the Chinese dynastic and other historical works written during the Türk era (552–ca. 744) and in subsequent official histories (e.g., the Zhoushu, Suishu, Beishi, Jiu Tangshu and Xin Tangshu), historical handbooks (the Tongdian) and historical collections (e.g., the Youyang zazu [and the Taiping Guangji] and the recent translations of and scholarship on them). Also included is a discussion of a Uyğur-origin Tibetan… CONTINUE READING
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