Lu.“Altan Tobchi” : Golden History written in 1651

© National Library of Mongolia

This is the only surviving handwritten original manuscript in Mongolian vertical script. It presents the history of Mongolia and neighbouring countries from Chinggis Khan to Ligden Khan (13th to 17th century) and is the most ancient surviving example of the primary Mongolian source editions of the "Secret History". Read more about this element on the UNESCO Memory of the World website.

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