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《短人》

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1 短人:
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,迷惑失道而到斯國。中甚多真珠、夜光明月珠,見者不知名此國號,言以意商度,此國去康居可萬餘里。突厥本末記云:「突厥窟北馬行一月,有短人國,長者不踰三尺,亦有二尺者。頭少毛髮,若羊胞之狀,突厥呼為羊胞頭國。其傍無他種類相侵,俗無寇盜。但有大鳥,高七八尺,常伺短人啄而食之。短人皆持弓矢,以為之備。」按此亦在西北,即魏略云短人國是也。

URN: ctp:n565091