Epic of King Gesar – Central Asian stories

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When the Tibetan people formed their first powerful kingdom, in the Middle Ages, they also began to compose epic poetry for the first time, and this is what they wrote. In the story, Gesar is a great king - his name may come from the Roman Caesar. Maybe the Tibetans learned the word Caesar from [...]