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Covering more than one century, this book describes the complex issues of Mongol-Armenian political relations that involved many different ethnic groups in a vast geographical area stretching from China to the Mediterranean coast in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.
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.
Emeri van Donzel and Andrea Schmidt. With a contribution by Claudia Ott
An important contribution to the discussion about Christian Syriac influence on Koran and Early Muslim Tradition, this volume studies Eastern Christian and Islamic views on the Biblical and Koranic Gog and Magog. Connected with this theme is the quest for Alexander’s wall.
Edited by Fernanda Pirie and Toni Huber
Assessing the legacies of revolution, social upheaval and reform among minorities in communist Asia, the case studies in this volume analyse the experience of conflict and social disruption, while providing an original comparative perspective on Tibet and Inner Asia.
Edited by Philippe Forêt and Andreas Kaplony
Drawing on evidence from the many civilizations that shared the Silk Road, this book examines specific cases of the mobility of maps and images through the centuries.
Brian G. Baumann
Edited by Martijn van Beek and Fernanda Pirie
Arguing for the need to situate Ladakh in a South Asian context, albeit not neglecting its ties with Tibet, this volume brings together empirical studies from the region to analyse the change and continuity resulting from colonialism, independence and modernisation.
Maria E. Subtelny
Applying the Weberian concept of the routinization of charisma, the book examines the transformation of the nomadic empire of Tamerlane into a sedentary polity based on the Perso-Islamic model by focusing on the reign of the last Timurid ruler Sulṭān-Ḥusain Bayqara in fifteenth-century Iran.
Within the tradition of the Great Perfection, the Works of Shardza Tashi Gyeltsen stand as textual references of an exceptional erudition. As a sign of realization, the author manifested the Rainbow Body, the ultimate fruit of Dzogchen, in 1934.
Edited by Doris Meth Srinivasan
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