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It is barely mentioned in BA, 582; DMS, 1 86; KPGT, 796. According to CBGT, 83b, it brought in its wake looting and hardship for the peasantry. ; ZUR, 1 9a. = - 26 - its borders. Sang-ko took also steps to reorganize the mail service that had been disrupted by the disturbances. Sang-ko:s expedition should have established M ongol control and Sa-skya government in a final way. That it was not so, was going to be shown by the s

E. a levy of 1 0 % of the farming produce; but the real basis of the tax 4 5 ) This was a standard formula currently employed in official documents. g. Schuh 1 977, 106 (Text: line 49), 1 1 9 (Text: line 40), 1 26 (Text: line 6); Schuh 1 98 1 , 341 (Text: line 6). 4 6) Some general remarks on taxation in Sa-skya and P'ag-mo-gru times can be found in TPS, 36. The details, however, are mostly drawn from the long edict issued by the rGyal­ rtse ruler in 1 440, published in TPS, 745-746 . They refer to a later period and to a rather different political horizon, and I do not feel justified in employing those materials for the Sa-skya period.

The hor dud it contained were demographical and fiscal units, and to take them as the num­ ber of auxiliary soldiers to be supplied by the k 'ri skor (as does A1lsen, 1 93-1 94) is an as­ sumption not supported by the Tibetan texts. The latter never say that each hor dud had to supply one militiaman. I - 50 - remains unknown and the tithe itself appears in two tantalizingly short mentions only 4 8 ) . We may surmise that it was paid in na­ ture. e. the fiscal classification of a myriarchy, was often ex­ pressed in terms of bushels (k 'al) of barley 49 ) .

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