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SahrestanIha-T Eran-sahr 36 -Yabbu xagan: "Yabbu Xagan" Yabbu is aTurkish royal title. ), because of the conquest and the defeat of the Hephthalites in 625 CE (Hannatta & Litvinsky 1996; 370). According to the section on Persia in the Jiu Tang shu,Ton-yabghu constantly attacked the Sasanians and was able to defeate them. He is said to have killed Kusahuo (Husraw IT) and brought his son, Shili ( Serae) to the throne. Serae is said to have been given the title of (Turkish) iltabar and an agent of his, (Turkish) tudun to watch over him.
1 999; 6). 43) Weh-sabuhr: "Besabuhr" In the Persian tradition the building of Besabuhr is first assigned to the legendary PMdadid kings. Then it was believed to have been destroyed by Alexander the Great and Sabuhr I had rebuilt the city (Fiirsniime 1 363; 63). 44) Gor-ardaxSir-xwarrah: "Gor-ArdaxSIr-Xwarrah" Gar was build by ArdaxSIr at the place where Artabanus IV was defeated in 224 CEo Gar in later tradition came to be known as Feroziibiid. " Commentary 51 45) Humay I cihr azadan: "Humay, the daughter ofCihr Azad" Blochet, Markwart and Orian all have the same reading, Huma the daughter of Cihr Azad, while TafazzolI reads Hormizd for Humay (Ta fazzolT 1 983; 336).
9) (Farahwasl 1354; 47). Thus in the SE the es tablishment of the wahram fire may be due to the killing of Frasiyak by Kay Husraw. " We can not be sure as to the original version of the story, whether the legend had it that it was written on golden tablets or with gold-water, but both convey the same idea. Sahrestanlha-i Bran-sahr 32 -ganj I an ataxS: "Treasury ofthe fire-temple" The passage is referring to the treasury of the Wahram fire-temple in Samarkand which was established by Kay Husraw.