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György Kara with the assistance of Marta Kiripolská
Indispensable for the study of Tibeto-Mongol translations and language history, this first dictionary of Sonom Gara’s Middle Mongol version of the Tibetan moral guide Legs bshad of Sa skya Pandita (1182-1251) lists the Mongol words with their English and Tibetan equivalents.
Michael L. Walter
This book analyzes the religious-political culture of the Tibetan Empire (c. 620-842) and the establishment of Buddhism, based on early sources. It shows how relationships formed in the Imperial period underlie many of the unique characteristics of traditional Tibetan Buddhism.
Edited by Sarah Jacoby and Antonio Terrone
Balancing the academic emphasis on Buddhist monastic studies, this volume focuses on noncelibate religious specialists including Tantric professionals, village lamas, spirit mediums, and Treasure revealers in Central and Eastern Tibet, Bhutan, and India from historical times to the present day.
Akos B. Apatoczky
This work will be useful as a reference tool for those interested in the history of the Mongolic languages providing them with a significant body of lexicon from a late Middle Mongol vernacular source.
Edited by Garnik Asatrian
Iran and the Caucasus, a peer-reviewed multi-disciplinary journal, published in three issues per year. Iran and the Caucasus is a journal promoting original, innovative, and meticulous research on the history (ancient, mediaeval and modern), culture, anthropology, literature (textology), ...
Chokan Laumulin and Murat Laumulin
Here is a well-informed, concise introduction to the culture and history of the vast territory of Kazakhstan, equivalent to the size of Western Europe, located at the centre of geographical Eurasia.
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