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1 Chang K*een, a minister of the emperor Woo of Han (b. c. 140-87), is celebrated as the first Chinese who ( pierced the void/ and penetrated to ( the regions of the west/ corresponding very much to the present Turkestan. Through him, by b . c. 115, a regular intercourse was established between China and the thirty-six kingdoms or states of that quarter;— see Mayers’ Chinese Reader’s Manual, p. 5. The memoir of Chang K*een, translated by Mr. Wylie from the Books of the first Han dynasty, appears in the Journal of the Anthropo­ logical Institute, referred to already (note 3, p.

5 Compare what is said in chapter ii of the dress of the people of Shenshen. 24 T H E TRA VELS OF F A-H IEN . A s you go forward from these mountains, the plants, trees, and fruits are all different from those o f the land o f Han, excepting only the bamboo, pomegranate1, and sugar-cane. C H A P T E R V I. ON TOWARDS NORTH INDIA. DARADA. BODHISATTVA. IMAGE OF MAITREYA F r o m this (the travellers) went westwards towards North India, and after being on the w ay for a month, th ey succeeded in getting across and through the range of the Onion mountains.

5. The memoir of Chang K*een, translated by Mr. Wylie from the Books of the first Han dynasty, appears in the Journal of the Anthropo­ logical Institute, referred to already (note 3, p. 12). 2 Less is known of Kan Ying than of Chang K'een. Being sent in a . d . 88 by his patron Pan Chlo on an embassy to the Roman empire, he only got as far as the Caspian sea, and returned to China, He extended, how­ ever, the knowledge of his countrymen with regard to the western regions;— see the memoir of Pan Chio in the Books of the second Han, and Mayers* Manual,pp.

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