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Gessar Khan A Legend of Tibet
Gessar Khan A Legend of Tibet
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Preface

Gessar Khan was the mythical hero of Tibet and also well loved amongst the nomadic Mongolian tribes who roamed the steppes of central Asia. Tales of his exploits were carried by work of mouth and related orally for centuries by these people around their campfires and during the long and cold winter nights. These legendary tales first appeared in the Mongolian language at the order of the Chinese Emperor Kanghi in about 1716.

Much later in 1836 Issac jakob Schmidt was authorized to translate them and present them to the Imperial Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg. Even later in 1839 Professor Schmidt translated them into his native German presenting them under the title of Die Thaten Bogda Gesser Chans. It is from this version that Ida Zeitlin translated the English edition. It was only after the publication of the German edition that a great interest began to develop in the Western world thus making the English edition a must.

Tales of monsters, demons dragons and maidens in distress, which have always filled people with delight, fill these pages to entertain and enlighten the reader. Whether these tales originated in Tibet or in Mongolia has never been ascertained but whatever the origins they do not fail to entertain readers of all ages, irrespective of where they may come from. This well illustrated book provides us with a great deal of insight into the hopes and fears of a people who have always remained an enigma to the world.

Back of the Book

Gessar Khan was the mythical hero of Tibet and also well loved amongst the nomadic Mongolian tribes that roamed the steppes of central Asia. Tales of his exploits were carried by word of mouth and related orally for centuries by these people around their campfires and during the long and cold winter nights.

Tales of monsters, demons, dragons and maidens in distress, which have always filled children with delight, fill these pages to entertain and enlighten the reader. This book is also a living source of material on the modes of speech and customs of the nomadic tribes of the Siberian Steppe.

This well illustrated book provides us with a great deal of insight into the hopes and fears of a people who have always remained a mystery behind a wall of secrecy, which even today hangs over their lives like a dark shroud hiding them away from the world's view.

Read on, and enjoy the tales of this great hero, the St. George of Asia…

 

Contents
I Of The Hero's Birth and the Strange Events that Preceded it, and of those wondrous exploits of his Youth Wherein his magic power were revealed
11
II Of the wooing of the lady rogmo, wherein Yoro proved Himself Most Dauntless Among heroes, and how in the end he revealed himself as Gessar Khan
37
III Of Gessar Khan's Journey to China, Where he restored peace to keeme Khan and his troubled kingdom, and how he was aided therein by a Baldheaded Smith
59
IV Of How Chotong wreaked his vengeance upon the lady aralgo, and she was driven forth and sought shelter in the country of the twelve headed giant
81
V Of the Perils Encountered by gessar in his Journey against the twelve-headed giant, and how he slew him at last and drank the drink of forget fulness
99
VI Of the march of the three shiraigol khans upon Tibet to seize the lady rogmo, and of the glorious victory won over them by gessar's faithful Heroes
123
VII Of the treachery of the vile chotong, whereby the three shiraigol khans were enabled to seize the beauteous lady rogmo and bear her into captivity
145
VIII Of Gessar Khan's departure from the country of the twelve-headed giant, and how he overthrew his enemies and succored the beauteous lady rogmo
163
IX Of the Punishment meted out by gessar to the traitor chotong and how the son of Heaven returned to rule over his people in the wisdom of the gods
183

Preface

Gessar Khan was the mythical hero of Tibet and also well loved amongst the nomadic Mongolian tribes who roamed the steppes of central Asia. Tales of his exploits were carried by work of mouth and related orally for centuries by these people around their campfires and during the long and cold winter nights. These legendary tales first appeared in the Mongolian language at the order of the Chinese Emperor Kanghi in about 1716.

Much later in 1836 Issac jakob Schmidt was authorized to translate them and present them to the Imperial Academy of Sciences in St.Petersburg. Even later in 1839 Professor Schmidt translated them into his native German presenting them under the title of Die Thaten Bogda Gesser Chans. It is from this version that Ida Zeitlin translated the English edition. It was only after the publication of the German edition that a great interest began to develop in the Western world thus making the English edition a must.

Tales of monsters, demons dragons and maidens in distress, which have always filled people with delight, fill these pages to entertain and enlighten the reader. Whether these tales originated in Tibet or in Mongolia has never been ascertained but whatever the origins they do not fail to entertain readers of all ages, irrespective of where they may come from. This well illustrated book provides us with a great deal of insight into the hopes and fears of a people who have always remained an enigma to the world.

Back of the Book

Gessar Khan was the mythical hero of Tibet and also well loved amongst the nomadic Mongolian tribes that roamed the steppes of central Asia. Tales of his exploits were carried by word of mouth and related orally for centuries by these people around their campfires and during the long and cold winter nights.

Tales of monsters, demons, dragons and maidens in distress, which have always filled children with delight, fill these pages to entertain and enlighten the reader. This book is also a living source of material on the modes of speech and customs of the nomadic tribes of the Siberian Steppe.

This well illustrated book provides us with a great deal of insight into the hopes and fears of a people who have always remained a mystery behind a wall of secrecy, which even today hangs over their lives like a dark shroud hiding them away from the world's view.

Read on, and enjoy the tales of this great hero, the St.George of Asia…

 

Contents
I Of The Hero's Birth and the Strange Events that Preceded it, and of those wondrous exploits of his Youth Wherein his magic power were revealed
11
II Of the wooing of the lady rogmo, wherein Yoro proved Himself Most Dauntless Among heroes, and how in the end he revealed himself as Gessar Khan
37
III Of Gessar Khan's Journey to China, Where he restored peace to keeme Khan and his troubled kingdom, and how he was aided therein by a Baldheaded Smith
59
IV Of How Chotong wreaked his vengeance upon the lady aralgo, and she was driven forth and sought shelter in the country of the twelve headed giant
81
V Of the Perils Encountered by gessar in his Journey against the twelve-headed giant, and how he slew him at last and drank the drink of forget fulness
99
VI Of the march of the three shiraigol khans upon Tibet to seize the lady rogmo, and of the glorious victory won over them by gessar's faithful Heroes
123
VII Of the treachery of the vile chotong, whereby the three shiraigol khans were enabled to seize the beauteous lady rogmo and bear her into captivity
145
VIII Of Gessar Khan's departure from the country of the twelve-headed giant, and how he overthrew his enemies and succored the beauteous lady rogmo
163
IX Of the Punishment meted out by gessar to the traitor chotong and how the son of Heaven returned to rule over his people in the wisdom of the gods
183

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Gessar Khan A Legend of Tibet

Item Code:
IDI863
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Hardcover
Edition:
1997
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ISBN:
8176240087
Language:
English
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9.1 inch X 6.9 inch
Pages:
203 (Black & White Illus: 21)
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Preface

Gessar Khan was the mythical hero of Tibet and also well loved amongst the nomadic Mongolian tribes who roamed the steppes of central Asia. Tales of his exploits were carried by work of mouth and related orally for centuries by these people around their campfires and during the long and cold winter nights. These legendary tales first appeared in the Mongolian language at the order of the Chinese Emperor Kanghi in about 1716.

Much later in 1836 Issac jakob Schmidt was authorized to translate them and present them to the Imperial Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg. Even later in 1839 Professor Schmidt translated them into his native German presenting them under the title of Die Thaten Bogda Gesser Chans. It is from this version that Ida Zeitlin translated the English edition. It was only after the publication of the German edition that a great interest began to develop in the Western world thus making the English edition a must.

Tales of monsters, demons dragons and maidens in distress, which have always filled people with delight, fill these pages to entertain and enlighten the reader. Whether these tales originated in Tibet or in Mongolia has never been ascertained but whatever the origins they do not fail to entertain readers of all ages, irrespective of where they may come from. This well illustrated book provides us with a great deal of insight into the hopes and fears of a people who have always remained an enigma to the world.

Back of the Book

Gessar Khan was the mythical hero of Tibet and also well loved amongst the nomadic Mongolian tribes that roamed the steppes of central Asia. Tales of his exploits were carried by word of mouth and related orally for centuries by these people around their campfires and during the long and cold winter nights.

Tales of monsters, demons, dragons and maidens in distress, which have always filled children with delight, fill these pages to entertain and enlighten the reader. This book is also a living source of material on the modes of speech and customs of the nomadic tribes of the Siberian Steppe.

This well illustrated book provides us with a great deal of insight into the hopes and fears of a people who have always remained a mystery behind a wall of secrecy, which even today hangs over their lives like a dark shroud hiding them away from the world's view.

Read on, and enjoy the tales of this great hero, the St. George of Asia…

 

Contents
I Of The Hero's Birth and the Strange Events that Preceded it, and of those wondrous exploits of his Youth Wherein his magic power were revealed
11
II Of the wooing of the lady rogmo, wherein Yoro proved Himself Most Dauntless Among heroes, and how in the end he revealed himself as Gessar Khan
37
III Of Gessar Khan's Journey to China, Where he restored peace to keeme Khan and his troubled kingdom, and how he was aided therein by a Baldheaded Smith
59
IV Of How Chotong wreaked his vengeance upon the lady aralgo, and she was driven forth and sought shelter in the country of the twelve headed giant
81
V Of the Perils Encountered by gessar in his Journey against the twelve-headed giant, and how he slew him at last and drank the drink of forget fulness
99
VI Of the march of the three shiraigol khans upon Tibet to seize the lady rogmo, and of the glorious victory won over them by gessar's faithful Heroes
123
VII Of the treachery of the vile chotong, whereby the three shiraigol khans were enabled to seize the beauteous lady rogmo and bear her into captivity
145
VIII Of Gessar Khan's departure from the country of the twelve-headed giant, and how he overthrew his enemies and succored the beauteous lady rogmo
163
IX Of the Punishment meted out by gessar to the traitor chotong and how the son of Heaven returned to rule over his people in the wisdom of the gods
183

Preface

Gessar Khan was the mythical hero of Tibet and also well loved amongst the nomadic Mongolian tribes who roamed the steppes of central Asia. Tales of his exploits were carried by work of mouth and related orally for centuries by these people around their campfires and during the long and cold winter nights. These legendary tales first appeared in the Mongolian language at the order of the Chinese Emperor Kanghi in about 1716.

Much later in 1836 Issac jakob Schmidt was authorized to translate them and present them to the Imperial Academy of Sciences in St.Petersburg. Even later in 1839 Professor Schmidt translated them into his native German presenting them under the title of Die Thaten Bogda Gesser Chans. It is from this version that Ida Zeitlin translated the English edition. It was only after the publication of the German edition that a great interest began to develop in the Western world thus making the English edition a must.

Tales of monsters, demons dragons and maidens in distress, which have always filled people with delight, fill these pages to entertain and enlighten the reader. Whether these tales originated in Tibet or in Mongolia has never been ascertained but whatever the origins they do not fail to entertain readers of all ages, irrespective of where they may come from. This well illustrated book provides us with a great deal of insight into the hopes and fears of a people who have always remained an enigma to the world.

Back of the Book

Gessar Khan was the mythical hero of Tibet and also well loved amongst the nomadic Mongolian tribes that roamed the steppes of central Asia. Tales of his exploits were carried by word of mouth and related orally for centuries by these people around their campfires and during the long and cold winter nights.

Tales of monsters, demons, dragons and maidens in distress, which have always filled children with delight, fill these pages to entertain and enlighten the reader. This book is also a living source of material on the modes of speech and customs of the nomadic tribes of the Siberian Steppe.

This well illustrated book provides us with a great deal of insight into the hopes and fears of a people who have always remained a mystery behind a wall of secrecy, which even today hangs over their lives like a dark shroud hiding them away from the world's view.

Read on, and enjoy the tales of this great hero, the St.George of Asia…

 

Contents
I Of The Hero's Birth and the Strange Events that Preceded it, and of those wondrous exploits of his Youth Wherein his magic power were revealed
11
II Of the wooing of the lady rogmo, wherein Yoro proved Himself Most Dauntless Among heroes, and how in the end he revealed himself as Gessar Khan
37
III Of Gessar Khan's Journey to China, Where he restored peace to keeme Khan and his troubled kingdom, and how he was aided therein by a Baldheaded Smith
59
IV Of How Chotong wreaked his vengeance upon the lady aralgo, and she was driven forth and sought shelter in the country of the twelve headed giant
81
V Of the Perils Encountered by gessar in his Journey against the twelve-headed giant, and how he slew him at last and drank the drink of forget fulness
99
VI Of the march of the three shiraigol khans upon Tibet to seize the lady rogmo, and of the glorious victory won over them by gessar's faithful Heroes
123
VII Of the treachery of the vile chotong, whereby the three shiraigol khans were enabled to seize the beauteous lady rogmo and bear her into captivity
145
VIII Of Gessar Khan's departure from the country of the twelve-headed giant, and how he overthrew his enemies and succored the beauteous lady rogmo
163
IX Of the Punishment meted out by gessar to the traitor chotong and how the son of Heaven returned to rule over his people in the wisdom of the gods
183

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