Vol. 8 No. 2 June 2002

Manuscripta Orientalia. International Journal for Oriental manuscript Research

CONTENTS

     
EDITORIAL BOARD - 3
 
TEXTS AND MANUSCRIPTS: DESCRIPTION AND RESEARCH - 5

S. Grigoryev. Afghan Historical Sources on the Khirqa of the Prophet Muhammad - 5

E. Rezvan. On the History of ‘Ishqiyya Brotherhood Sacred Relics. I: the Khirqa of the Prophet - 10

Val. Polosin. ‘Unwan Illuminations in Arabic Manuscripts (Part 1) - 12

M. Vorobyova-Desyatovskaya. A Sanskrit Manuscript on Birch-bark from Bairam-Ali. II. Avadana and Jataka (Part 7) - 20

I. Zograph. Mongolian Borrowings in Documents of Yuan Chancellery - 29

   
TEXT AND ITS CULTURAL INTERPRETATION - 36

K. Kepping. "The Autumn Wind" by Han Wu-di in the Mi-nia (Tangut) Translation - 36

   
PRESENTING THE COLLECTIONS - 52

E. Rezvan. Oriental Manuscripts of Karl Fabergé. IV: Poetry and Miniatures (Part 1) - 52

 

 

ORIENTAL MANUSCRIPTS AND NEW INFORMA TION TECHNOLOGIES - 61

John Tait. Papyri, Digitisation, and the Web: Accessibility and Management of Collections - 61

 

 

OUR ARCHIVE - 68

A. Tsendina. A Work on the History of Buddhism in Mongolia - 68

 

 

BOOK REVIEWS - 71

 
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AUTHORS

Dr. Sergei E. Grigoryev - Assistant Professor at the St. Petersburg State University, Oriental Faculty, specialist in the history of Afghanistan, author of numerous publications in this field.

Dr. Ksenia B. Kepping - Senior Researcher at the St. Petersburg Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, specialist in Tangut language and culture, author of a series of monographs and articles.

Dr. Valery V. Polosin - Senior researcher at the St. Petersburg Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, specialist in the Arab manuscript tradition, author of one monograph and numerous articles.

Prof. Dr. Efim A. Rezvan - Deputy Director of the St. Petersburg Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, specialist in Arabic and Islamic studies, author of a number of monographs and numerous articles dealing with Russian-Arab relations, history of Islam and Oriental studies computing.

Dr. Alexey G. Sazykin - Senior Researcher of the Turkic and Mongolian Studies Department of the St. Petersburg Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, expert in Mongolian literature and written tradition, author of several catalogues of Mongolian manuscripts and xylographs, author of monographs and numerous articles.
Prof. Dr. W. John Tait - Edwards Professor of Egyptology at the UCL Institute of Archaeology, University of London, specialist in ancient Egyptian language and texts, author of a number of papyrus text-editions.

Dr. Anna D. Tsendina - Senior Researcher at the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow), Department of Korea and Mongolia, specialist in Mongolian philology and history, author of a monograph and numerous articles in this field.

Prof. Dr. Margarita I. Vorobyova-Desyatovskaya - Chief Keeper of the Manuscript Department at the St. Petersburg Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, specialist in the history and philology of ancient Central Asia, author of numerous monographs and articles in this field.

Prof. Dr. Irina T. Zograph - Leading