Khitans

Some articles on khitans, khitan:

Liao Dynasty - History - Khitans Before Abaoji
... See also History of the Khitans Neither the origins, ethnic makeup, nor early history of the Khitans are well documented in historical records ... The earliest reference to a Khitan state is found in the Book of Wei, a history of the Northern Wei Dynasty (386–534) that was completed in 554 ... Several books written after 554 mention the Khitans as being active during the late third and early fourth centuries ...
Kumo Xi - Conflict With The Tang Dynasty
... Tang period (around the 7th century AD), the (now named) Xi had become subordinate to the Khitans ... After the Khitans' Li-Sun Rebellion (696-697) and Ketuyu revolt (730-734), the Xi regained their position of dominance ... demographic vitality, allowing the less aggressive Khitans to dominate them ...
Hunting With Eagles - History - Khitans
... In 936-45 AD the Khitans, a nomadic people from Manchuria, conquered part of north China ... was unable to completely control the Khitan who had already assimilated much of Chinese culture ... China, the Song had to pay tribute to the Khitan to keep them from conquering additional Song territory ...
Kumo Xi - Early History
... The Kumo Xi and the Khitans were united in a tribal Kumo Xi entity until 388 AD, when the previously defeated Kumo Xi leaders insisted on fighting against ... When the battlefield seemed to favor Wei, the Khitans fled, leaving the Kumo Xi be crushed ... The Kumo Xi were so badly weakened by their defeat to the Northern Wei that the Khitans were able to freely split from the Kumo Xi afterwards, thereby starting their own independent history ...
Kashgar - History - The Karakhanids and Kara-Khitans
... The Karakhanid Khanate was defeated in the 12th century by the Kara-Khitans, however Karakhanid rule continued in Kashgar under the suzerainty of the Kara-Khitans The ... Kuchlug, a usurper of the throne of the Kara-Khitans, then attacked Kashgar which finally surrendered in 1214 ...