Vocabulary and Hand-Book of the Chinese Language; In Two Volumes. Romanized in the Mandarin Dialect

Vocabulary and Hand-Book of the Chinese Language; In Two Volumes. Romanized in the Mandarin Dialect

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...term used by the Greeks to designate the Tocharoi or Indo-Scythians, and likewise by Chinese writers applied to the Tochari Tartars, who, driven on by the' lluns (180 B. 0.), conquered Trans-oxania, destroyed the Bactrian kingdom jg E Ta hsia 13.0. 126 and finally conquered the Pundjab, Cashmere, and the greater part of India. Their greatest king was Kanichka. % m fi fi Tu lan ta lo, (Djalandhara), an ancient kingdom and city in the Pundjab, the present Jalendher, Lat. 31'' 21 N. Longv 75 38 E. ifi E 'Tsao kuo, (Tsao kwo), the name by which Kipin (Cashmere) was known, during the Suy dynasty (A. D. 589 to 618.) It is described asbeing situated to the S. W. of the Tsung-ling mountain and had for its capital Shen Uhien. (Wen hien 'tung 'kao.) ii Q pf; "1'sao chii cha, (Tsaukuta), an ancient kingdom in the N. W. of India, probably the Arokhotes of the Greeks. The region around Ghuznee, Lat. 33 35 N. Long. 68" 1;' E. This country was once called at E" hsieh yi and is described by Matwanhn ital being 100 li to the W. of Klpin (Cashmere. )' E18 5113 Tse chia, (Tcheka) an ancient kingdom IL the Pundjab, rich In minerals. the region around Umritsir, Lat. 31 33 N Lon g. 7449 E.. Q3'; '5 51; 'Tse chii chia, (Tchakuka), common! nnsprint, for F)? '5 5115 So chit chia, an an-I cicnt kingdom and city in Little Bukharia.' I probably the modern fi fig' % Yeh erh chiang (Yerkizn g), in Lat. 33" 13 N. Long. 78" 49 E. Tsung ling. The Tsur-g Ling mountains form the Western portion 01' the Great Kuen Lnn range, and blend with the Bolor range. They comprise the harakorum and and Pamir rulges. and separate Little Thibet and the country of the Dardus from...show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236868765
  • 9781236868763