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

Documentary heritage submitted by Mongolia and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2011.

© National Library of Mongolia
Lu.“Altan Tobchi”

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".

  • Year of submission: 2010
  • Year of inscription: 2011
  • Country: Mongolia
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