Vol. 4 No. 4 December 1998

Manuscripta Orientalia. International Journal for Oriental Manuscript Research

CONTENTS

 
TEXTS AND MANUSCRIPTS: DESCRIPTION AND RESEARCH - 3

G.-J. Pinault. Economic and Administrative Documents in Tocharian В from the Berezovsky and Petrovsky Collections - 3

M. Vorobyova-Desyatovskaya, E. Tyomkin. Fragments of Sanskrit Manuscripts on Birch-Bark from Kucha - 21

G. Stary. The Rediscovery of Yongzheng's Letter of 1725 to Pope Benedict XIII - 27

V. Uspensky. A Tibetan Text on the Ritual Use of Human Skulls - 35

   
TEXT AND ITS CULTURAL INTERPRETATION - 41

E. Rezvan. The Qur'an and Its World: VIII/1. Contra Legem Saracenorum: the Qur'an in Western Europe - 41

   
PRESENTING THE COLLECTIONS - 52

I. Kulganek. Mongolian Folklore Materials in the Orientalists Archive at the St. Petersburg Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies - 52

   
ORIENTAL MANUSCRIPTS AND NEW INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES - 55

V. Jakobson. Computer Assyriology - 55

   
PRESENTING THE MANUSCRIPT - 60

Vlad. Polosin. A Seventeenth-Century Manuscript of an Illustrated Psalter - 60

   
BOOK REVIEWS - 67

Mikael Persenius. The Manuscripts of Parts 1 and 2 of Shams al-‘ulum by Nashwan al-Himyari. A Study of Their Relationship. Uppsala: 1997, 278 pp. - Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Studia Semitica Upsaliensia, XIII.
by S. Frantsouzoff - 67

 

 

Manuscripta Orientalia in 1998, vol. 4, Nos. 1-4 (list of contributions) - 71

 
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