The Heritage of Central Asia from Antiquity to the Turkish Expansion

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Markus Wiener Publishers, 1996 - History - 264 pages
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A study of the heritage of Central Asia. It brings together such distinct elements as the world of Zoroaster, the Achaemenid ecumene, the Sakas and later waves of nomadic invaders, the spread of Buddhism along the Silk Road, the historic role of the Turks, and more.

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Good points I hadn't thought about before: 1) the Indo-Europeans all practiced cremation, so the latter Zoroastrian practice of "sky-burial" was probably taken from the indigenous, or previous ... Read full review

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Intersesting comparison to the history of the Celts. Read full review

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