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Title: Two Early Sources for the History of the House of Sde-dge
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Leonard W. J. van der Kuijp
One Sentence Summary: In this article van der Kuijp compares Tibetan sources for the history of the royal family of Degé (sde dge).

Description: In this article van der Kuijp compares Tibetan sources for the history of the royal family of Degé (sde dge). Two biographies written by a monk named Ugyenpa (u rgyan pa) in 1295 and 1304 respectively seem to be source material (either directly or indirectly) for several later genealogies, including the Sde dge'i rgyal rabs (Royal Annals of Sde-dge), completed in 1828 by Tsewang dorjé rigdzin (tshe dbang rdo rje rig 'dzin). Some of these texts trace the lineage from pre-imperial Tibet, and subsequently down through the Mgar, or 'Gar, clan. (Ben Deitle 2006-02-03)

Publisher Place: Bloomington
Publisher: The Tibet Society
Normalized publisher place: Bloomington, IN
Publisher country: United States
Published Date: 1988
URL: http://www.thlib.org/static/reprints/jts/JTS_08_01.pdf
Subject: Degé (sde dge) history
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Tibetan Literature -- Historical Literature -- Biographies
Tibetan and Himalayan -- History -- Regional Histories -- Degé (sde dge)
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Tibetan Literature -- Historical Literature -- Annals
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Journals Focused on Regions -- Tibet -- Journal of the Tibet Society -- Vol. 8 (1988)
Tibetan and Himalayan -- History -- Tibet
Cultural Coverage: Tibet
Temporal coverage: 7th century CE
8th century CE
9th century CE
10th century CE
11th century CE
12th century CE
13th century CE
14th century CE
15th century CE
16th century CE
17th century CE
18th century CE
19th century CE
Language: English
Source: The Journal of the Tibet Society
Source Editor: Elliot Sperling, 1951-
Source Type: Journal
Source Volume: 8
Source Page Numbers: 1-20
Start Date: 1981
End Date: 1988
Frequency of publication: Annually
ISBN/ISSN: 7351364

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Date Of Record Creation: 2005-12-16 09:02:28
Date Record Checked: 2005-12-22
Date Last Modified: 2006-06-29 17:00:07
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