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Title SILLA THE FOUNDER OR SILLA THE KINGDOM: ACCORDING TO KUŠ-NĀMEH AND SELECTED ARABO-PERSIAN TEXTS
Author DARYOOSH AKBARZADEH
Volume Inaugural Issue
Pages pp. 25~32 (all 8 pages)
Publication Date December, 2016
Keyword Sasanian, Yazdgird (iii), Silla, genealogy, China
Abstract Iran’s relations with the Far East date back to the Parthian Period. Despite this, the collapse of the Sasanian Empire and the escape of Yazdgird’s survivors is currently being re-evaluated as the beginning of a new chapter in bilateral ties, especially between Iran and China and Iran and Silla. In a chapter of Kuš-nāmeh (KN), the text describes Silla (an individual’s name) as the father of the people of Silla (toponym). In this paper, I have tried to give a reasonable interpretation for this narration by KN. Also I have frequently referred to other texts to present a comparative study that supports my claim.
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