Scholars and Humanists contains a series of letters exchanged between the Iranian scholar and statesman, S.H. Taqizadeh, and the German Iranist W.B. Henning, between 1937 and 1966. The letters contain a wealth of information important to the history of Iranian studies in the twentieth century, specifically in relation to Manichaean studies, and Old and Middle Persian philology. Also important is insight provided regarding the prominent figures involved in the study of ancient Iran. Furthermore, the letters demonstrate the contribution of Taqizadeh, who was also a senator and an ambassador, as a scholar who studied the development of calendars and Iranistics, and his attempt at promoting Iranian studies both in Iran and abroad. Henning's letters demonstrate his uncanny erudition in the various aspects of ancient Iranian studies and his personal views about his fellow scholars and others affiliated with the field of Iranian Studies.
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Book Description Mazda Pub, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 320 pages. 8.75x5.75x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1568592191