3 edition of The language of the Chinese Secret history of the Mongols (Yüan chʻao mi shih) found in the catalog.
The language of the Chinese Secret history of the Mongols (Yüan chʻao mi shih)
M. A. K. Halliday
|Other titles||Secret history of the Mongols.|
|Statement||by M. A. K. Halliday.|
|Series||Publications of the Philological Society -- 17, Publications (Philological Society (Great Britain)) -- 17.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 235 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||235|
This is an excellent translation of the Mongoliin Nuuts Tovchoo (Secret History of the Mongols). It is much more accurate that the Francis Cleaves edition. Onon fixes Cleaves' mistakes and explains why they are wrong. There are also good explanations of the mistakes of many of the Chinese interlinear notes in the early s: 9. The Secret History (so called merely because it was meant for the Mongols and not for the Chinese,) has been chiefly studied from a learned point of view and its quality as literature and hence its value to the lay reader have been greatly overlooked. The Chinese version has been used, but with constant reference to the Mongol text.
Subutai (Classical Mongolian: Sübügätäi or Sübü'ätäi; Tuvan: Сүбэдэй, [sybɛˈdɛj]; Modern Mongolian: Сүбээдэй, Sübeedei. [sʊbeːˈdɛ]; Chinese: 速不台; –) was a Uriankhai general and the primary military strategist of Genghis Khan and Ögedei directed more than 20 campaigns and won 65 pitched battles, during which he conquered or overran more. In Genghis Khan: Unification of the Mongol nation. The Secret History reports it was only after the war against the Muslim empire of Khwārezm, in the region of the Amu Darya (Oxus) and Syr Darya (Jaxartes), probably in late , that Genghis Khan learned from Muslim advisers the “meaning and importance of towns.” And Read More; development of Mongol language.
How would the illiterate Mongols have even known what archaic Mongolian was like, given that, by definition, there were no records of it? Did I just misunderstand what the video was saying? 2. The name "Genghis" is shown as being written in the secret history as a sequence of 5 characters: 成，吉，思，中 . I had a flirtation with The Secret History before I ever read it. I'd seen all the press that the book and its enigmatic author received and knew that .
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The Secret History of the Mongols is a primary account covering the history of the Mongols under Genghis Khan and his son Ogadai. Unfortunately, as far as I am aware, there is no original Mongolian version extant and we have had to rely on reconstructions from Chinese versions/5(32).
Language of the Chinese "Secret history of the Mongols". Oxford, Published for the Society by B. Blackwell, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: M A K Halliday.
The original Secret History is perhaps the oldest text written in the Mongolian language. It was composed in the midth century, just decades after the death of Chingis Khan inand was the 5/5(1). 'The Language of the Chinese "Secret History of the Mongols'".
'Secret History' is a personal biography of Genghis Khan and this dissertation abstracts a sys tematic descriptive grammar of (Chinese) language out of the 'colloquial' story (the Chinese version). The analysis is made at six levels: contextualization, graphic analysis, script and.
Grammar and Lexis runs from to with the last pages being fine print, and the book ends with 6-pages of Additions & Corrections. Added to all this, thankfully, is 12 photos/illustrations, maps of Mongolia in and Eurasia inand a genealogy of Temujin and the origin of the Mongol s: 5.
Part of the Asian History Commons, and the East Asian Languages and Societies Commons Recommended Citation Rachewiltz, Igor de, "The Secret History of the Mongols: A Mongolian Epic Chronicle of the Thirteenth Century" (). Shorter version edited by John C.
Street, University of Wisconsin―Madison. Books and Monographs. the secret history of the mongols the life and times of chinggis khan translated, annotated, and with an introduction by urgunge onon london and new york. This language is slightly more archaic than the contemporary Middle Mongolian recorded in Chinese transcription in the Secret History of the Mongols (c.
) and in other texts and glosses in the Chinese, ’Phags-pa, Persian, and Latin scripts. The core of the History is believed to date from the midth century. It is ironic that whatever "secrets" this work contained were revealed already in the Middle Ages, since the text has survived not in Mongolian characters, but in a medieval Chinese transcription and translation of.
Included in this collection are pieces on the eighth-century Chinese poet Ts' n Sh n and the great Chinese prose writer, Han Y, as well as some of Waley's original poems and stories. The 13th century Secret History of the Mongols, covering the great Činggis Qan’s () ancestry and life, stands out as a literary monument of first magnitude.
Written partly in prose and partly in epic poetry, it is the major native source on Činggis Qan, also dealing with part of the reign of his son and successor Ögödei (r. Download Citation | The secret history of the Mongols | This is the first work in English to bring together significant articles in Mongolian studies in one place, which will be widely welcomed by.
The Secret History of the Mongols (Traditional Mongolian: pinyin: Yuáncháo mìshǐ). The Secret History is regarded as the single significant native Mongolian account of Genghis Khan.
Linguistically, it provides the richest source of pre-classical Mongolian and Middle Mongolian. [ 2 ]. The surviving versions of The Secret History of the Mongols are written in the Mongolian language but transcribed in Chinese characters. There are only three such versions. An authoritative critical version of The Secret History of the Mongols based on the three versions was done by Eldengtei and Uyundalai (Meng-gu mi-shi jiao-kan ben.
In this unforgettable book, Arthur Waley brings together a number of his articles, poems and translations. Included in this collection are pieces on the eighth-century Chinese poet Ts'en Shên and the great Chinese prose writer, Han Yü, as well as some of Waley's original poems and the most compelling is The Secret History of the Mongols, consisting of long extracts from a thirteenth Reviews: 6.
This book is a compilation of the poems, articles, and translations of Arthur Waley, a Chinese & Japanese language scholar who also translated The Tale of Genji. Before you buy this book I suggest you Search Inside and check out the table of contents, because Waley's The Secret History (TSH) only involves pages Reviews: The recovery of the Secret History of the Mongols is one of the great unsung stories of scholarship.
Written in Mongolian in the thirteenth century at the court of the successors of Genghis Khan, and translated into Chinese in the fourteenth century, the work was lost to the historical consciousness of both Mongols and Chinese until the nineteenth century, when it was rediscovered by the.
Wei Kwei Sun1 s The Secret History of the Mongol dynasty (Yuan -Chao - Pi -Shi), Aligarh,is a complete* translation of the Chinese "abridged" version with no reference to the Mongolian text. First published in The Secret History (so called merely because it was meant for the Mongols and not for the Chinese,) has been chiefly studied from a learned point of view and its quality as literature and hence its value to the lay reader have been greatly overlooked.
The Chinese version has been used, but with constant reference to the Mongol s: The Secret History of the Mongols, A Mongolian Epic Chronicle of the 13th Century, Volume 1 book.
Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers 5/5(1). Book Description. There has long been a need for a scholarly English edition of the great 13th century historical epic, The Secret History of the Mongols, the only surviving Mongol source about the empire. The book is mainly about the life and the career of Chinggis Khan, his ancestors and his rise to power.The Secret History of the Mongols book.
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The Secret History of the Mongols: A Mongolian Epic Chronicle of the Thirteenth Century is a shortened version of the three volumes of Igor de Rachewiltz’s similarly-titled work published by Brill in and It includes the full translation with a few notes, but omits the extensive introduction explaining the nature and origin of the text, the detailed commentary concerning linguistic.