Vol. 17 No. 2 December 2011

CONTENTS

    
TEXT AND ITS CULTURAL INTERPRETATION - 3
  

I. Alimov“RECORDS OF THE DELIGHTS ABOUT THE EASTERN CAPITAL”: INFORMATION ABOUT THE OUTER CITY - 3

 

 

 

 

  M. Albogachieva. “I AM ENTRUSTED WITH ONLY PRAYER BEADS BY ALLĀH, AND I WILL TAKE NEITHER A DAGGER NOR A RIFLE IN MY HANDS” (KUNTA‐HĀJJĪ KISHIEV, HIS PREACHING AND FOLLOWERS) - 13        
  A.‐M. Dudarov. THE ARABOGRAPHIC SCRIPT OF THE INGUSH. A LETTER FROM THE FRONT - 21         
 
PRESENTING THE COLLECTION   - 28
 

D. James. L‐ANDALUS IN AFRICA.SOME NOTES ON THE TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGY BY THE 17TH CENTURY SPANISH MORISCO REFUGEES TO NORTH AFRICA AND THE SAHEL - 28

 

 

 

 

 

K. Solovyova. RUSSIAN ETHNOGRAPHIC PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE 19TH CENTURY AND ORIENTALISM - 33

 

 

 

 

 
PRESENTING THE MANUSCRIPT  - 43
  M. Dehqan. A KURDISH CHRONICLE FROM QUM - 43        
 
FAMOUS ORIENTALISTS: LIFE AND ASSESSMENTS - 46
 

P. Matveeva. THE KHADAG OF RADLOFF(THE UNPUBLISHED MATERIAL FROM THE PERSONAL ARCHIVES OF THE DESCENDANTS OF THE ACADEMICIAN RADLOFF ON THE HISTORY OF “THE MUSEUM OF UNIVERSAL CULTURE”)  - 46

 

 

 

 
 
OBJECT, SIGN, TEXT  - 54  
 

“E. Tsareva. TALISMANIC SHIRTS OF CENTRAL ASIA - 54

 

 

 

 

 
BOOK REVIEWS  - 59
 

“Ivano Luckevičiaus kitabas: Lietuvos Totorių kultūros paminklas / Lietuvių kalbos institutas. Vilnius, 2009. 800 pp.

Shirin Akiner. Religious Language of a Belaru‐ sian Tatar Kitab: A Cultural Monument of Islam in Europe. Wiesbaden: Steiner, 2009. XXVII, 457 pp.+ 1 CD‐ROM. (Mediterranean Language and Culture Monograph Series. Vol. 11). 

 

 

 

 

 

Dinah Jung. An Ethnography of Fragrance: the Per- fumery Arts of ‘Adan / La╩j. Islamic History and Civi‐ lization. Studies and Texts. Ed. board S. Günther, W. Kadi. Vol. 84. Leiden — Boston: Brill, 2011. 284 pp. 

 

 

 

 

 

Keith E. Small. Textual Criticism and Qur’ān Manu‐ scripts. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2011. 209 pp. 

 

 

 

 

 
IN MEMORIAM  - 69 
   

“YURIĬ ASHOTOVICH PETROSIAN (1930—2011)  

 

 

 

 

 
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AUTHORS

Dr. Makka S.-G. Albogachieva — Senior Assistant of the Department of Caucasus, Peter the Great Museum of Anthro­pology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg), specialist in Ingush ethnography and historiography, author of the series of works in the field.

Dr. Igor A. Alimov — Head of the Department of East and Southwest Asia of the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropol­ogy and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences, specialist in Far Eastern ethno‑cultural texts. Author of the series of monographs in the field.

Mr. Mustafa Dehqan, MA — specialist in Kurdish Studies with an interest in the literature and religions of Kurdistān. He earned a bachelor's degree in Historical Studies and a master's in Historical Linguistics from the University of Tehrān. Author of the numerous articles in the field.

Mr. Abdul-Majit Dudarov — Fellow researcher of the Ingush Research Institute for Humananities named after. Ch. Akhriev. The topic of his study is the Arab-graphic written sources in Ingush culture. 

Dr. David James is the author of several works on the arts of the Islamic book, especially calligraphy and illumination. He was lecturer in Arabic at University College, Dublin, Islamic Curator of the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin and Curator of the Khalili Collection of Islamic Art, London. Now he lives and works in Spain.

Ms. Anna Yu. Kudriavtceva, MA — postgraduate student of Prof. Efim Rezvan (MAE RAS), specialized in medieval Iranian philosophy, smells history and their semiological status in the Muslim East. 

Ms. Polina A. Matveeva — Chief administrative officer of the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnogra­phy (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg), postgraduate student; specialized in the history of the Museum and its collections (end of the 19th — beginning of the 20th centuries), basing on the archival materials. 

Prof. Dr. Efim A. Rezvan — Deputy Director of the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg), 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. Karina Yu. Solovyova — Head of the Photographic Department of the Russian Ethnographical Museum, specialist in the history of ethnographic photography, author of the series of works in the field.

Dr. Elena G. Tsareva — Leading researcher of the Department of South and South-West Asia of the MAE RAS. Spe­cialized on archaeological and ethnographic textiles of the people of Northern Eurasia, with emphasis on the origin and de­velopment of knotted carpet weaving and history of costume, Turkmen carpet weaving in particular.

Dr. Margarita I. Vorobyova-Desyatovskaya — Leading researcher, head of the section of South Asian studies of the In­stitute of Oriental Manuscripts. Major research interests are connected with the study of ancient manuscripts from Central Asia on Sanskrit, Khotanese, Saka and other languages, mostly having Buddhist or socio-economic contents. Author of a number of monographs, chapters in collective works and papers on these subjects.

Dr. Igor N. Wojewódz