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On A'uruyci see Hambis 1 946, 1 1 6, and Hambis 1 954, 1 4 1 ; Petech 1 99{), 263 . The Persian historian Rashid ud--din informs us that " the qayan allotted him the province of Tubbat (T'u-fan, Amdo) "; Boyle, 244. His headquarters seems to have been since the very beginuing Ho--ch ou. 3 1 90--3 1 9 1 , makes no mention of his Tibetan expedition. 7 6 ) Colophons, nn. 1 1 9, 1 54, 298; GB YT, II, 1 8b. 7 7) Colophon, n. 26. 7 8 ) BA, 2 1 2, 973; SKDR, 95a. - 24 - ced by ZaIi-btsun and the latter again by P'yug-po-sgaIi-dkar-ba, both being appointed by the emperor upon the proposal of 'P'ags­ pa 7 9 ).

The jurisdiction (tao; literally " route ") of the hsiian-wei ssu extended over the three circuits (Chin. lu) of dBus, gTsaIi and mNa'-ris sKor-gsum 2 2 ) . For the term lu there was no Mongol or Tibetan equivalent; it was simply transcribed (Mong. lu, Tib. klu) . In Southern Tibet the authority of the hsiian-wei ssu was at first purely nominal, until the successful campaign of prince Temiir Buqa and dpon e 'en Ag-len in 1 290 extended it also to Dvags-po and KoIi-po. Following the events of that year, the imperial gov­ ernment decided to establish in Central Tibet a permanent military organization, in order to avoid repeated and expensive expeditions.

The grand total is 37,203 hor dud, which means that according to the census the population of Central and West­ ern Tibet amounted to ca. 223,000 units. This figure carries little weight, as it excluded not only the herdsmen, but also the cultiva­ tors and tradesmen who for one reason or another evaded the enumeration and registration. e. about 1 2 5 millions in all 44 ) . 4 2) GB YT, I, 1 93b-1 94a. ) form a grand hor dud (dud e 'en); two dud e 'en form a rta mgo; etc. 43 ) GB YT, I, 193b. 44) Bielenstein, 82-85.

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