Vol. 5 No. 4 December 1999

Manuscripta Orientalia. International Journal for Oriental Manuscript Research

CONTENTS
TEXTS AND MANUSCRIPTS: DESCRIPTION AND RESEARCH - 3

J. Musaelian. On the First Kurdish Edition of the Sharaf-nama by Mulla (Mela) Mahmud Bayazidi - 3

M. Vorobyova-Desyatovskaya. A Sanskrit Manuscript on Birch-Bark from Bairam-Ali: I. The Vinaya of the Sarvastivadins (part 3) - 7

M. Hasani. A Unique Manuscript of the Medieval Medical Treatise al-Iktifa' by Abu-l-Mutrib ‘Abd al-Rahman - 20

Du Weisheng. The Ancient Fengkui (Stitched) Books from Dunhuang - 25

TEXT AND ITS CULTURAL INTERPRETATION - 33

I. Petrosyan. Pre-Islamic Turkic Tradition in the Writings of the Early Ottoman Historiographers - 33

PRESENTING THE COLLECTIONS - 36

M. Vorobyova-Desyatovskaya. Sanskrit Manuscripts from the N. F. Petrovsky Collection in the St Petersburg Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies - 36

MANUSCRIPTS CONSERVATION - 40

N. Brovenko. On Changing the Means of the Berezovsky Collection Storing - 40

ORIENTAL MANUSCRIPTS AND NEW INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES - 47

H. Kaileh. A Feasibility Study for the Digitalisation of Arabic Manuscript Collections in Jerusalem - 47

PRESENTING THE MANUSCRIPT - 58

O. Akimushkin. A Copy of the "Early Diwan" by Jami in the Collection of the St. Petersburg Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies - 58

BOOK REVIEWS - 66

Fihrist-i Nusakh-i Khatti-yi Farsi-yi Ganjina-yi Institu-yi Sharqshinasi-yi Abu Rayhan Biruni. Tashkand (Bakhsh-i awwal az Jild-i awwal - Turikh). Zir-i nazar-i A. Urunbaew, A. Mujani, Sh. Musaew. Tihran: Markaz-i mutali‘at-i Asya-yi Markazi wa Qawqaz, Wizarat-i Umur-i Kharija-yi Jumhuri-yi Islami-yi Iran - Institu-yi Sharqshinasi-yi Abu Rayhan Biruni-yi Akadimi-yi ‘Ulum-i Jumhuri-yi Uzbekistan, 1376, 122 ss. The List of the Persian Manuscripts of the Treasury of Abu Raiyhan Beeroni Oriental Institute - Tashkent. Part 1 of First Volume. History, 1376/1997, 122 pp.

Fihrist-i Nusakh-i Khatti-yi Farsi-yi Institu-yi Athar-i Khatti-yi Tajikistan (Jild-i awwal). Zir-i nazar-i S. A. Mujani, A. ‘Alimardan. Tihran: Markaz-i mutali‘at-i Asya-yi Markazi wa Qawqaz, 1376, 370 ss. The List of the Persian Manuscript of the Tadjikestan Institute, 1376/1997, 370 pp.

Fihrist-i Nuskhaha-yi Khatti mawjud dar Wilayat-i Badakhshan-i Tajikistan. Tarjuma-yi Q. Ilchibek, S. A. Khumarov. Zir-i nazar-i S. A. Mujani. Qum: Kitabkhana-yi Buzurg-i Ayatallah al-‘Azma Mar‘ashi Najafi, 1376, 140 ss. The Catalogue of the Manuscripts from the Badaxshan Province of Tajikistan. Transl. by Q. Ilchibek, S. A. Xumarov. Ed. by S. A. Moujani. Qum: Large Library of Ayatallah al-Azama Mar‘ashi Najafi, 1376/1997, 140 pp.

Fihrist-i Nuskhaha-yi Khatti-yi Кitabkhana-yi Rawnaqi - Shahr-i Sabz (Uzbakistan). Ba kushish Sh. Wahidow, A. Erkinow. Zir-i nazar-i S. A. Mujani. Qum: Kitabkhana-yi Buzurg-i Ayatallah al-‘Azma Mar‘ashi Najafi, 1377, 72 ss. The Catalogue of the Manuscripts from the Rounaqi Library. Shahr-i Sabz (Uzbekistan). Соmр. by Sh. Vahidov, A. Erkinov. Ed. S. A. Moujani. Qum: Large Library of Ayatallah al-Azama Mar‘ashi Najafi, 1377/1998, 72 pp, with Plates of illustrations (pp. 52-72). by F. Abdullaeva - 66

N. A. Dobronravin. Arabograficheskaia pis'mennaia traditsiia Zapadnoĭ Afriki. Sankt-Peterburg: Sankt-Peterburgskii gosudarstvennyĭ universitet, Vostochnyĭ fakul'tet, 1999, 178 str., ill.
N. A. Dobronravin. The Arabic-Script Written Tradition in West Africa. St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg State University, Oriental Faculty, 1999, 178 pp., ill. by Wojewódzki - 69

Manuscripta Orientalia in 1999, vol. 5, Nos. 1 - 4 (list of contributions) - 71

   
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AUTHORS

Dr. Firuza I. Abdullaeva - Associate Professor of Persian at the Oriental faculty of the St. Petersburg State University, specialist in Iranian philology and Islamic culture, author of several publications in the field.

Dr. Oleg F. Akimushkin - Head of the Department of the Middle East and Kurdish Studies Group at the St. Petersburg Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, specialist in Persian culture history and history of Iran, Central Asia and East Turkestan, author of a series of monographs and articles.

Mrs. Nadezhda M. Brovenko - Conservator at the St. Petersburg Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, author of several publications on Eastern manuscripts conservation and restoration.

Dr. Mahmud Hasani - Head of the Codifi