Vol. 20 No. 1 June 2014

Manuscripta Orientalia. International Journal for Oriental Manuscript Research
Vol. 20 No. 1 June 2014.

CONTENTS

    
TEXT AND MANUSCRIPTS: DESCRIPTION AND RESEARCH - 3
   
  A. Al-Salimi. An Exaggeration of Qur'an by the Baghdadi Mu'tazilte: Studying Abu Tahir al-Turaythithi  - 3    
 
         
TEXT AND ITS CULTURAL INTERPRETATION - 23
   
  A. Kudriavtseva. "And Thy Robes Purify!" — Clothes (Libas) in the Qur'an - 23    
           
PRESENTING THE COLLECTION - 34
   
freely accessible   M. Al-Kaisi. A Survey of Zaydi Fiqh and Tafsir Manuscripts at Bernard Quaritch Ltd.  - 34
   
           
PRESENTING THE MANUSCRIPT - 40
   
  M. Dehqan. A Kurdish Garshuni Grammar from Baghdad - 40    
           
FAMOUS ORIENTALISTS: LIFE AND ASSESSMENTS - 46
   
  G. Ziethen. Friedrich Wilhelm Radloff (1837—1918): "Memories of a Scholar" — A Fragment. A Contribution to Scholarly Relations in the 19th Century. Part 3   - 46    
    R. Bekkin. The Islamic Studies Department of Petrograd State University (One Little Known Page of A.E. Schmidt's Biography) - 59    
 
         
THE 300th ANNIVERSARY OF PETER THE GREAT KUNSTKAMERA (1714-2014) - 68
   
  E. Rezvan. St. Petersburg Kunstkamera On-line Catalogues. I. "The Ethnographic Drawing" - 68    
 
  
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AUTHORS

Dr. Renat I. Bekkin, D. Sc. in Economics, Ph. D. in Law, Head of the Area and Islamic Studies Department of Kazan Federal University, author of a number of monographs and numerous articles in the field.

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

Dr. Meis Al-Kaisi — Assistant Professor at Arabic and Translation Studies Department at the American University of Sharjah (UAE), specialist in Islamic manuscripts and textual analysis.

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

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 in the field of Qur’ānic studies and history of the Russian‑Arabic relations.

Dr. Abdulrahman al-Salimi — Editor-in-Chief of "al-Tasamoh al-Tafahom Journal" (Oman). Author of the series of books and articles on Omani history and Ibadiyya doctrine.

Dr. phil. Gabriele Ziethen M. A. — German historian and researcher on interdisciplinary subjects of ancient history and archaeology, visiting professor at Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M. V. Lomonosov (Arkhangelsk, Russia), and at Cairo University (Egypt). She is author of about one hundred publications in field of cultural history, esp. history of diplomacy and trade (e.g. in the Red Sea region) and in field of joined German-Russian academic social studies.

 

Notes to Contributors 

Manuscripts must be written in English.

Manuscripts must be clearly typewritten with numbered pages, double linespacing and wide margins throughout. The title should be as brief and informative as possible. The institute at which the work has been done should be indicated at the head of each paper. Authors are requested to include their e‑mail address if one is available.

 
Submissions

Manuscripts should be sent in duplicate to the Editor‑in‑Chief: Dr. Efim A. Rezvan, Peter the