Tibetan Nomad Tent

Episode 2.10 – The Royal Court

(Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Photo of a Tibetan nomad’s tent, made from black yak hair. Tents like this – though much larger – were a common site at the Tibetan court, which migrated twice a year on average.)

The Tibetan court was the site of intrigue and drama during the imperial era. All important decisions and staff appointees were made here. But how did the court function? Where did courtiers come from? And how did the royal family – who called all the shots – operate?

Also, some news: Today’s episode is the final release of 2020. We will return in 4 weeks time with Episode 2.11.

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