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  Koshani Period 40 - 220 ad  

By Afghanland.com: The Koshani people lived near Takhar Province and have little relations with the great city of Balkh. Because this area was a battleground for attacks by central Asian nations, the people moved constantly. Each village had its own leader and each lived according to its own rules until the Koshani leader succeeded in brining all leaders under his command and thus the Koshani kingdom is born.

King Kajola Kadfezis for the first time crosses the mighty Hindu Kush and captures Kabul, His eastern campaigns rewards him with capture of Khorasan and after the fall of Greek Bakhters, the Koshani Kingdom by year 78AD became the most powerful force in Afghanistan 

Kajola Kadfezis II expanded the empire by capturing northern India and there after travels up to China to capture the now famous silk road. China, which had fought hard to establish this rout, fought hard and defeated the Koshani armies and forced them to pay annual suffrage to the Chinese Government.

According to afghanland.com sources, By 120 a new King emerges amongst the Koshanis by the name of Kanishka. Kanishka immediately moves his capital city from north of Hindu Kush to south. Bagram is the site for the summer and Peshawer the winter capital of the Koshani Period.  He captures the North Eastern Part of the country and with reinforcements captures the Turkistan region, which was ruled by the Chinese rulers.

Philosophers, religious leaders, artists, musicians begin to flourish in Afghanistan. Tabla, Flute, Robob, and Dohlak are used for their dances. Special Costumes are created such as Baggy pants and long boots for men and long dresses, baggy pants and jewelry around their neck and hair braided on two sides were the customs of the women.

Waswadwa was the last king of the Koshani Empire who is killed in220 at a campaign to capture more land in India, and thus ends 180 years of Koshani rule in Afghanistan. Afghanistan begins to fade and is divided into many local jurisdictions, each far weak to unite the country once more.

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