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《短人》

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1 短人:
《通典》曰:短人,魏時聞焉,在康居西北。男女皆長三尺,人眾甚多。去奄蔡諸國甚遠。康居長老傳聞:嘗有商旅行北方,迷惑失道,而到此國。國中甚多真珠、夜光明月珠。其國去康居可萬餘里。

2 短人:
《突厥敝拴記》云:自突厥北行一月,有短人國,長者不逾三尺,亦有二尺者。頭少毛發,若羊胞之狀,突厥呼為羊胞頭。其傍無它種類相侵,俗無寇盜。但有大鳥,高七八尺,恒伺短人啄而食之。短人皆持弓矢,以為之備。按,此亦在西北,即《魏略》之短之人國也。

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