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Joro's Youth: The first part of the Mongolian epic of Geser Khan

de Rachewiltz, Igor; Narangoa, Li

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The epic of King Gesar of Ling is the national oral epic of Tibet, sung by itinerant bards in their land for many centuries but not recorded in print until recent times. Spreading widely beyond Tibet, there are extant versions in other languages of Central Asia. The first printed version is from Mongolia, produced on the orders of the Kangxi emperor of the Manchu Qing dynasty in the early 18th century. In the process of transmission, the original saga lost much of its Tibetan flavour, and this...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2017-02
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/219839
DOI: 10.22459/JY.02.2017
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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