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  Gessar Khan A Legend of Tibet
By: Ida Zeitlin & Nadejen




 
Our Price: $35.00
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 8176240087
Publication Date: 1927/1997

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Legend of Gessar Khan, the mythical hero of Asia, was the popular lore in Central Asia. For centuries it survived through oral tradition. The Imperial Academy of Sciences in St, Petersburg took upon itself the arduous task of putting the Mongolian legend into print. Later, one of the members of the team entrusted with constructing the text, translated it into German, It was only then that the epic fascinated the Westerners, The present translation in English presents a source of living material, on the, odes of speech and manners of life of the nomad tribes three centuries from now.

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