Yarlung dynasty

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The Yarlung dynasty, or Pre-Imperial Tibet,[1] was a proto-historical dynasty in Tibet before the rise of the historical Tibetan Empire in the 7th century.

The Yarlung dynasty rulers are more mythological than factual, and there is insufficient evidence of their definitive existence.[2]

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  1. ^ Beckwith, Christopher I. (1977). A Study of the Early Medieval Chinese, Latin, and Tibetan Historical Sources on Pre-Imperial Tibet. Indiana University PhD Dissertation.
  2. ^ Haarh, Erik: Extract from "The Yar Lun Dynasty", in: The History of Tibet, ed. Alex McKay, Vol. 1, London 2003, p. 147; Richardson, Hugh: The Origin of the Tibetan Kingdom, in: The History of Tibet, ed. Alex McKay, Vol. 1, London 2003, p. 159 (and list of kings p. 166-167).