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CONTENTS 



    
TEXT AND ITS CULTURAL INTERPRETATION  — 3
       

E. Rezvan. “Men Too, and Beasts and Cattle — Diverse are Their Hues”: Towards the Qur’ānic Ethnography — 3

 
       

A. Kudriavtceva. Banana, Acacia and “Levels of Paradise”. Acacia raddiana (Savi) Brenan / Acacia gerrardii Benth in the Qur’ān —26

 
       

M. Kolesnikova, A. Kudriavtceva, E. Rezvan, M. Rezvan. “Winds Don't Blow the Way Ships Want Them to”. The Fate and Work of Ksenia Kashtalyova. I — 33

 
       

K. Kashtalyova. Qur’ānic Terminology in a New Perspective (Submitted to the Department of Humanities of the USSR Academy of Sciences by Academician I. Y. Krachkovsky on 9 November 1927) — 43

 
       

V. Uspensky. Buddhist Verses by the Shunzhi Emperor in Tibetan Translation — 46

 
       

R. Abduzhemilev. “Seven Planets” by Muhammed Riza: the Narrative Source of the Khanate Era — 49

 
       

D. Akbarzadeh, H. S. Lee. A Political-Philological Note on a Persian Toponym: Ba/esillā — 53

 
 
TEXT AND MANUSCRIPTS: DESCRIPTION AND RESEARCH — 58
       

L. Goriaeva. Edition of Malay Manuscripts: Diplomatic or Critical? — 58

 

 

PRESENTING THE MANUSCRIPT — 62
       

V. Shorokhov, O. Yastrebova, M. Rezvan, E. Pischurnikova, A. Andreev. Shāh Ṣafī I Ṣafawid's “Missing Manuscript” Addressed to Mikhail Fyodorovich Romanov  — 62

 
 
IN MEMORIAM — 68
   

 

 

Ehsan Yarshater (1920—2018) by E. Shavarebi

 
       

Remembering Keith Small (1959—2018) by D. Brubaker

 
       

 

 
Vol. 24. Nos. 1—2 — 72
 
           

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AUTHORS 

Dr. Refat R. Abduzhemilev — senior researcher of the Research Institute of the Crimea Tatar philology, history and culture of ethnic groups of Crimea, Crimean Engineering and Pedagogical University, Simferopol.

Prof. Daryoosh Akbarzadeh — faculty member of the Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and Tourism, Tehran, Iran; ex-director of the National Museum of Iran, ex-director of the Research Center for Iranian Languages and Dialects. Specialist in the late Sasanian period, Zoroastrianism and Silk Road studies. Author of 15 monographs and a number of articles in these fields.

Dr. Artyom A. Andreev  associate professor of the Department of Ethnopolitology, Political Science Faculty, St. Petersburg State University. Research interests: history of Central Asia, history of diplomacy, ethnopolitology.

Dr. Daniel A. Brubaker — co-founder and senior research fellow, Qur’an Gateway (https://info.qurangateway.org). Author of forthcoming “20 Examples of Correction in Early Qur’an Manuscripts”(Think And Tell, 2019).

Dr. Lyubov V. Goryaeva — leading research fellow of the Written Heritage Department, Institute of Oriental Studies (Moscow), Russian Academy of Sciences, specialist in Malay narrative tradition.

Mrs. Ksenia S. Kashtalyova (05.01.1896 — 15.07.1939) — a disciple of Ignaty Krachkovskii, one of the founders of the Soviet school of Arab studies. She became an author of the method of contextual analysis on the Qur’ānic vocabulary and published a series of articles in the field making a fundamental contribution to the emergence of the St. Petersburgschool of Qur’ānic studies.

Ms. Maria A. Kolesnikova — senior specialist in the study of regional Islamic collections of the International Centre for Islamic Studies, Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg). Research interests: Turkey in Africa, Muslim culture. Author of a series of scholarly works, including monographs on the subject of research.

Dr. Anna YuKudriavceva — academic secretary of the International Centre for Islamic Studies; junior research fellow the of Department of Central Asia, Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences (St. Petersburg). Specialist in Qur’ānic and Islamic studies, the Qur’ān and pre-Islamic poetry, Muslim ritual.

Prof. Hee Soo Lee — faculty member of the Anthropology-Archaeology Department of the University Hanyang, Seoul, South Korea; editor-in-chief of the “Regional Studies” journal. Author of more than ten books in the field.

Ms. Ekaterina P. Pischurnikova — assistant lecturer of the Department of Iranian Philology of the Faculty of Asian and African Studies, St. Petersburg State University. Research Interests: Iranian and Afghan Literature.

Prof. Dr. Efim A. Rezvan — head of the International Centre for Islamic Studies; deputy director of the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), RussianAcademy 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. Maryam E. Rezvan — head of the Department of Central Asia, Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), RussianAcademy of Sciences (St. Petersburg). Specialist in the Qur’ānic studies and Islamic magic, author of a monograph and a series of articles in the field.

Mr. Ehsan Shavarebi — graduate student at the Institut fur Numismatik und Geldgeschichte, Universitat Wien (Vienna, Austria). Fields of study: Sasanian archaeology, history and numismatics, Iranian philology, Persian literature and manuscripts. Author of one published monograph and a number of articles in these fields.

Dr. Vladimir A. Shorokhov — assistant professor of the Department of the Historical Regional Studies of the Institute of History of St. PetersburgStateUniversity. Research Interests: history of Iranian-speaking peoples, history of Central Asia.

Dr. Vladimir L. Uspensky professor of the Department of Mongolian Studies and Tibetology of the Faculty of Asian and African Studies, St. Petersburg State University. The major focus of his current studies is the history and literature of Buddhism in Mongolia and Tibet.

Dr. Olga M. Yastrebova — research fellow of the Manuscript Department of the National Library of Russia; assistant professor, Department of Iranian Philology of the Faculty of Asian and African Studies, St. Petersburg State University. Research interests: classical Persian literature, Zoroastrian literature in the Persian language, Islamic manuscripts collections, codicology of Islamic manuscripts.

 

 
Notes to Contributors 

Manuscripts must be written in English.

Manuscripts must be clearly typewritten with numbered pages. 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 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: efim.rezvan@mail.ru.

 


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