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KUSHANS KINGDOM

The Ku-Shan were a sub-group of the Yuei-Chi from today's Sinkiang area of Eastern China, who originally came as invaders to India then settled. Their empire stretched from (approximately) Samarkand to Mathura in North India, excluding the Ganges Valley. Their capital was as Sakala (today's Sialkot). Recommended reading includes: "The Oxford History of India" (OUP, 1958), pp.146 et seqERS291] Shah Hormizd II of Persia

[KUSH201] Kuyula Kadphises I, King of the Kushans, married [BACW202] --- of Bactria (unnamed daughter & heiress of King Hermaeus, see WESTERN BACTRIA KINGDOM).

[KUSH211] Vema Kadphises II, King of the Kushans.

[KUSH221] Kanishka, King of the Kushans.

[KUSH231] Huvishka I, King of the Kushans.

[KUSH241] Vasudeva I, King of the Kushans.

[KUSH251] Kanishka III, King of the Kushans.

[KUSH261] Vasudeva II, King of the Kushans.

[KUSH272]  --- (daughter of Vasudeva II) married [PART211] Tiridates II (born c.195, see PARTHIA (ARMENIA)).

[KUSH271] Vasudeva III, King of the Kushans.

[KUSH281] Vasudeva IV, King of the Kushans.

[KUSH292] Ifra (daughter of Vasudeva) married [PERS291] Shah Hormizd of Persia (see PERSIA).