Hephthalite Empire

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Hephthalite Empire
408–670
The Hephthalites (green), c. 500.
The Hephthalites (green), c. 500.
StatusNomadic confederation
CaipitalKunduz (Walwalij, Drapsaka, or Badian)
Balkh (Pakhlo)
Sialkot (Sakala)
Common leidsOffeecial leid:
Bactrian
Regional leids:
Gandhari (Gandhara)
Sogdian (Sogdiana)
Chorasmian
Tocharian
Turkic
Saka dialects
Liturgical leid:
Sanskrit
Releegion
Zoroastrianism[1]
Nestorianism
Manichaeism[2]
Buddhism[3]
Tegin 
• 430/440 – ≈490
Khingila
• 490/500 – 515
Toramana
• 515–528
Mihirakula
Historical eraLate Antiquity
• Established
408
• Disestablished
670
Precedit bi
Succeedit bi
Kushan Empire
Sassanid Empire
Gupta Empire
Kidarites
Kabul Shahi
Göktürks
Zunbils
Principality o Chaghaniyan
The day pairt o Afghanistan
 Cheenae
 Indie
 Kazakhstan
 Kyrgyzstan
 Pakistan
 Tajikistan
 Turkmenistan
 Uzbekistan[2]

The Hephthalites or Ephthalites an aa kent as the White Huns an in Sanskrit as the Sveta Huna, war a nomadic confederation in Central Asie in Late Antiquity.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Al-Hind, the Making of the Indo-Islamic World: Early medieval India. André Wink, p. 110. E. J. Brill.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kurbanov, Aydogdy (2010). "The Hephthalites: Archaeological and historican analysis" (PDF). Retrieved 5 September 2012. 
  3. "Chinese Travelers in Afghanistan". Abdul Hai Habibi. alamahabibi.com. 1969. Retrieved August 9, 2012.