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1226A. D: The Latest Tangut Reign Year Designation in Khara-Khoto Collection

@inproceedings{Hongyin20121226ADT,
  title={1226A. D: The Latest Tangut Reign Year Designation in Khara-Khoto Collection},
  author={Nie Hong-yin},
  year={2012}
}
January 1226, recorded on the manuscript inv. No. 5189 preserved in the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts,Russian Academy of Sciences, proves to be the latest Tangut reign year designation in the collection from the suburqan atKhara-Khoto. The reason why the reign years of Yuan era were designated more in Chinese than in Tangut may be that theMongolian Kingdom had no reign year designations in its early period and the Tanguts at that time used to record the years bySixty Circles or Twelve… CONTINUE READING