"The note connecting Hiuan Tsang's Kieh sha with Kashgar is probably based
upon an error of the old translators, for the Sita River was in the Pamir
region, and K'a sha was one of the names of Kasanna, or Kieh-shwang-na,
in the Oxus region." (E.H. PARKER, Asiatic Quart. Rev., Jan., 1904, p.
XXXII., I. p. 173; II. p. 593.
Cf. The Name Kushan, by J.F. Fleet, Jour. Roy. As. Soc., April, 1914,
pp. 374-9; The Shaonano Shao Coin Legend; and a Note on the name Kushan
by J. Allan, Ibid., pp. 403-411. PAONANO PAO. Von Joh. Kirste. (Wiener
Zeit. f. d. Kunde d. Morg., II., 1888, pp. 237-244.)
XXXII., p. 174.
"The old statement is repeated that the Yueeh Chi, or Indo-Scyths (i.e.
the Eptals), 'are said to have been of Tibetan origin.' A long account of
this people was given in the Asiatic Quart. Rev. for July, 1902. It
seems much more likely that they were a branch of the Hiung-nu or Turks.
Albiruni's 'report' that they were of Tibetan origin is probably founded
on the Chinese statement that some of their ways were like Tibetan ways,
and that polyandry existed amongst them; also that they fled from the
Hiung-nu westwards along the north edge of the Tibetan territory, and
some of them took service as Tibetan officials." (E.H. PARKER, Asiatic