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Exegisti monumenta: Festschrift in Honour of Nicholas Sims-Williams (IRANICA)

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ISBN 10: 3447059370 / ISBN 13: 9783447059374
Published by Harrassowitz Verlag, 2009
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Title: Exegisti monumenta: Festschrift in Honour of...

Publisher: Harrassowitz Verlag

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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This volume is a collection of forty articles dedicated to one of the most distinguished contemporary Iranists, Nicholas Sims-Williams, on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday on 11th April 2009. It includes an essay on Sims-Williams' outstanding contributions to Iranian studies, especially Sogdian and Bactrian, a list of his publications, editions of various texts written in Sogdian, Khotanese, Parthian, Middle Persian, and Avestan, and articles on Old Persian, Middle Persian, New Persian, Bactrian, Balochi, Tati, Judeo-Persian, Caucasian, Uighur philology, linguistics and iconography. The book is illustrated by numerous plates. From the table of contents (40 contributions): A.D.H. Bivar, The Rukhkh, Giant Eagle of the Southern Seas; F. de Blois, A Sasanian Silver Bowl; A. Cantera, On the History of the Middle Persian Nominal Inflection; C.G. Cereti, The Pahlavi Signatures on the Quilon Copper Plates (Tabula Quilonensis); J. Cheung, Two Notes on Bactrian; I. Colditz, The Parthian "Sermon on happiness"; J. Elfenbein, Eastern Hill Balochi; H. Falk, The Name of Vema Takhtu; P. Gignoux, Les relations interlinguistiques de quelques termes de la pharmacopee antique. II. Papers in English, German, & French.

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