Ashina Duoxifu

Ashina Duoxifu (Chinese: 阿史那咄悉匐; pinyin: Āshǐnà Duōxīfú; Old Turkic: Turs Beg;[1] Title: Eletmiš Yabγu[2]) — was a younger brother of Elteriš Qaγan and Qapγan Qaγan in Turkic Empire.[3]

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Sketch of the Ongi Site and memorial complex of Ashina Duoxifu by N. M. Yadrintsev, 1891, (Atlas: PI. XIV).
Eastern Yabgu of the Second Turkic Khaganate
Reign687 – 716
SuccessorBilgä Išbara Tamγan Tarqan
BornĀshǐnà Duōxīfú
阿史那咄悉匐
Died716
IssueBilgä Išbara Tamγan Tarqan
Išbara Tamγan Čor
HouseAshina
FatherEtmiš Beg
ReligionTengrism

LifeEdit

He took part in war against Toquz Oγuz with Elteriš between 682 - 687 near Tuul River. Then he was made governor (šad) of eastern wing. He was appointed to this position by Elteriš Qaγan in 687 and was reconfirmed by Qapγan Qaγan in 699. His was mainly active in Ongi steppe (near Ongi river).

FamilyEdit

He had several issues:

  • Bilgä Išbara Tamγan Tarqan
  • Išbara Tamγan Čor
  • Pan Kol Tegin
  • Uti Beg

Death and legacyEdit

He was killed by Kol Tegin as a part of coup against Inäl Qaγan in 716.[2] He was succeeded by his son Bilgä Išbara Tamγan Tarqan as he submitted to Bilgä Qaγan. His son ordered Ongi Inscription to be erected in his honour.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ New Book of Tang, vol.194:5166
  2. ^ a b Takashi Osawa - Revisiting the Ongi inscription of Mongolia from the Second Turkic Qaghanate on the basis of rubbings by G. J. Ramstedt; Journal de la Société Finno-Ougrienne (Suomalais-Ugrilaisen Seuran Aikakauskirja); 2011; pp. 183
  3. ^ Ahmet., Taşağil (1995–2004). Gök-Türkler. Atatürk Kültür, Dil, ve Tarih Yüksek Kurumu (Turkey). Ankara: Türk Tarih Kurumu Basımevi. ISBN 975161113X. OCLC 33892575.
  4. ^ "Memorial Complex Eletmiš Yabgu (Bilge atačim)". bitig.org. Retrieved 2018-07-30.