On the historical site and events of Anxi Suyab town in Tang Dynasty
Zhong Xin qi (Local chronicales compiling committee of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Urumqi,Xinjiang 830063, China)
On the basis of the article The New Seeking of the Anxi Suyab site in the Tang Dynasty, this thesis gives a synthetical analysis from time and space, with the historical materials, on the Suyab town. Most on the things happened near and around the place of Hami Suyab. Suyab, which was located near Balkash Lake, since Wuzhile move palace to live there, was all the time the living place of Tuqishi during the existence Period of Anxi's four towns. Pei Xingjian had Wang Fangyi stay Anxi to construct Suyab, which was in the east -returning place of Yizhou (Hami), So it could not be located in the west of Today's Man as River. According to Hu SanXing's notes in the book of Zizhitongjian, after Tuqishi occupied Yanqi,the Yanqi king Long Nentu moved together with Tang government forces to garison Yizhou Suyab,which was the seat of Yanqi town's government for a long time.Therefore,that Wang Fangyi constructed Suyab town was put under the name of Yanqi government.Suyab,in Turk language,means the converging place of two rivers.There were several places that were named Suyab in the western region,so the historical materials must be read and anslysed carefully so as not to make mistakes.