Historical and archeological data reveal the complex history of the Transoxanian nomadic tribes in the fourth century BC to the second century AD. Powerful military tribes such as the K’ang-chu and the Wu-sun emerged, as well as the empires of the Parthians and the Kushans. These nomads also influenced the sedentary civilizations to east and west, by disseminating new ideas, cultures and technologies.

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    Language of article:
    English
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    History of Civilizations of Central Asia, Volume II

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    Countries:
    Afghanistan, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan