DEBTELIN 2 - Manchu Archery



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DEBTELIN 2 explores the literature, art, culture and poetry of Manchu Archery. Translations and preparations are executed by Manchu students around the globe, supervised by Peter Dekker, specialist in Manchu Archery, and Fresco Sam-Sin, lecturer in Manchu and Manchu Studies at Leiden University. Debtelin 2 comes with a poster and a website full of extra material.


A word from the editors 6
Reading conventions 8

1 Peter Dekker, The Manchu archery tradition 10
2 Khan Hong Taiji, Dress well and shoot 40
3 Khan Elhe Taifin, Aphorisms for the Whole Family 45
4 Khan Hvwaliyasun Tob, Book of Instructions 53
5 Khan Abkai Wehiyehe et al., Verses for heroes 58
6 Mårten Söderblom Saarela, A look in the 1708 Mirror 67
7 Qanggiyvn, Targets in Shooting 72
8 Archery in primers 109
9 Donjina, My friend Ferguwene 116
10 Sungyvn, Old men’s tales 119
11 Three times Nurhaci 126
12 Two accounts of Sarhv 132

Sources 173
Accounts of contributors 175
Call for translations 180

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