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    Posted: 20-Aug-2006 at 09:47
I come across a web page that mentions that
Many historians consider the Huns (meaning "person" in Mongolian language) the first Turkic people mentioned in European history. References in Chinese sources to peoples called the Xiong-Nu (Hsiung-nu) go back to 1200 BC. Their Xiong (匈) rulers, first mentioned as a family in 1766 BC in the story of Chunwei and the fall of the Xia dynasty, may be the ancestors of the later, better-known (to western scholars) Huns, though not all scholars agree. Korean legend takes the stand that an alliance of northern Altaic tribes under a "Huan" ruler from 7193 BC pre-dated the establishment of China
about huns origins.what is that legends name and if there is what is fully said in it?
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  Quote DayI Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26-Aug-2006 at 05:50
this is a very complicated question, i believe no one can answer this question easily because it will only be of speculations without sources. Also do not believe in all Korean sources, they are mostly somewhat biased with nationalistic agenda... 
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