Erdeniin Tobchi

The Erdeniin Tobchi (Mongolian: Хаадын үндэсний эрдэнийн товч, ᠬᠠᠳ ᠤᠨ
ᠦᠨᠳᠦᠰᠦᠨ ᠦ
ᠡᠷᠳᠡᠨᠢ ᠶᠢᠨ
ᠲᠣᠪᠴᠢ
, summary of the Khans' treasure) is a national chronicle and set of Mongolian judicial laws over historical content in the 17th century. It was written by Saghang Sechen in 1662.[1]

The Erdeniin Tobchi is commonly called The Chronicles of Sagang Sechen.[2] A first translation into a western language (German) was published by the Moravian missionary Isaac Jacob Schmidt in 1829.[3] The English translation by John Krueger is called The Bejeweled Summary of the Origin of the Khan: A History of the Eastern Mongols to 1662.[4]

It is generally regarded by nearly all modern Mongolists as a primary source of accurate Mongol history. The names in this work are reputed to be uncorrupted.

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  1. ^ "Mongolian literature". Britannica. Archived from the original on 18 May 2021. Retrieved 18 May 2021.
  2. ^ Kim, Hoo (2007-01-01). Art of success: learning through great conquerors from Julius Caesar to Genghis Khan. New Day Publishers. ISBN 9789711011703.
  3. ^ Geschichte der Ost-Mongolen und ihres Fürstenhauses. 1829
  4. ^ "Holdings: The bejewelled summary of the origin of Khans..." www.buffalolib.org. Retrieved 2017-02-14.