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Iwao K. A Newly Identified Fragment of the Tibetan Royal Annals in St. Petersburg // New Studies of the Old Tibetan Documents: Philology, History and Religion: Old Tibetan Documents Online Monograph Series vol. 3 / Ed. by Imaeda Yoshiro, Matthew T. Kapstein and Takeuchi Tsuguhito. Tokyo: Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, 2011. P. 245―255.


There is no doubt that the Tibetan Royal Annals is, together with the Old Tibetan Chronicle, one of the most important Dunhuang Tibetan documents for understanding the history of the Old Tibetan Empire. Since J. Bacot, F.W. Thomas and Ch. Toussaint first published transliterations and annotated translations of Royal Annals (Bacot et al. 1940-46), numerous studies concerning the Annals have been published. While examining the Old Tibetan texts kept at the Academy of Russian Sciences in St. Petersburg in 2009, I realised that one of the fragments contains passages which are similar to those in the Annals. The fragment may possibly represent a previously unknown version of the Annals. The aim of this paper is to introduce this newly found fragment and discuss its relation with the two known versions of the Royal Annals (hereafter referred to as Annals I and Annals II)...

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Dunhuang manuscripts
Tibetan Royal Annals

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