Vol. 21 No. 1 June 2015

Manuscripta Orientalia. International Journal for Oriental Manuscript Research
Vol. 21 No. 1 June 2015.

CONTENTS



    
TEXTS AND MANUSCRIPTS: DESCRIPTION AND RESEARCH — 3
   
  B. Ashurov. Sogdian Christian Texts: the Manifestation of “Sogdian Christianity” — 3    
           
TEXT AND ITS CULTURAL INTERPRETATION — 18   
   
  I. Alimov. “A Travel to the Cave of Immortals” — a Lost Novel of the Tang Period — 18    
  M. Reysner. ‘Udhri Codes of Love and Early Persian Romance Verses (5th/11th Century) — 24    
           
PRESENTING THE COLLECTION — 29   
   
  E. Bolashenkova. Faces on Banknotes: Tajik Somoni as a Symbol of National Identity — 29
   
           
PRESENTING THE MANUSCRIPT — 42
   
    A. Alexeev. A Treatise on Sama‘ and Ghina from the Collection of the Oriental Department of the St. Petersburg State University Research Library — 42
   
  M. Dehqan, V. Genç. Reflections on Sharaf Khan’s Autobiography — 46
   
           
BOOK REVIEWS — 62
   
  V. Prischepova, N. Terletsky. D. N. Khudonazarov. The 1895—1901 Count A. A. Bobrinskii's Journeys to the Pamir Mountains. An Ethnographic Album. V. A. Tishkov (ed.); catalogue by M. B. Leibov; text by D. N. Khudonazarov. Moscow: Nauka, 2013. 324 pp., ill. — 62    
  E. Ivanova. Buddizm v Rossii — carskoi i sovetskoi (starye fotografii) [Buddhism in Russia — Tsarist and Soviet (Old Photographs)]. Published by A. Terentyev. St. Petersburg: Narthang, 2014, 484 pp. — 65    
 

  

To:


Access article / issue

E-mail
Volume:
Captcha

AUTHORS

Dr. Anton K. Alexeev — Depute Director of the Centre of Asian and African Studies of the National Research University “Higher School of Economics” (Saint-Petersburg branch), specialist in medieval and modern history and ethnology of Central Asia and Persianate societies, author of monograph and number of articles 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.

Dr. Barakatullo Ashurov — a head of collection registration and cataloguing department at the National Museum of Tajikistan. He received his doctorate in Study of Religions from School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. His research interests include the spread and influence of the Eastern Syriac-speaking Christianity among Sogdians; an Eastern Iranian-speaking people in Central Asia between the 5th and 9th centuries, with particular focus on the cultural adaptation and indigenous representation of Christianity from the material culture objects and manuscript tradition perspectives.

Ms. Ekaterina A. Bolashenkova — postgraduate student of the Department of Ethnography of Central Asia of the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences, historian of Central Asia, anthropologist.

Mr. Mustafa Dehqan, M. A. — specialist in Kurdish manuscript studies and textual tradition. 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. Vural Genq is interested in the Ottoman-Safavid diplomatic relations, Ottoman-Safavid conflict in 10th/16th century, and Persian historiography under the Ottoman patronage. Author of the numerous works in the field.

Dr. Prof. Elena V. Ivanova — for many years Head of the Department of Ethnography of Eastern and South Eastern Asia of the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences, specialist in different aspects of material and spiritual culture of the peoples of South-Eastern Asia and primarily Thailand, author of the series of monographs in the field.

Dr. Valeria A. Prischepova — Senior research fellow of the Department of Central Asia Ethnography of Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences, specialist in ethnography of Central Asia, author of the series of works on the Museum collections on the region.

Prof. Dr. Marina L. Reisner — Professor of the Department of Iranian Philology at the State Moscow University Institute of Asian and African Studies, specialist in medieval Persian poetry and culture, author of numerous publications in the field.

Mr. Nikolay S. Terletsky — Junior research fellow of the Department of Central Asia Ethnography of Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg), specialist in the history and culture of Central Asia.

 

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 Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences, 3 Universitetskaya nab., 199034, St. Petersburg, Russia, e mail: rezvan@kunstkamera.ru.

 


Copyright © 2010-2016 Manuscripta Orientalia. All rights reserved.

Sign In