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Kirsten Schröder | 04/24/2019 | 336 Views | Events

Abendveranstaltung | The rediscovery of Sogdian, lingua franca of the Silk Road

05/03/2019 | Berlin | Akademiegebäude am Gendarmenmarkt, 17:00 Uhr – 19:00 Uhr

The name of the Sogdiana, the region around Samarkand in present-day Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, and of its people, the Sogdians, has been known since antiquity. In the west, Sogdiana became…

Abendveranstaltung | The rediscovery of Sogdian, lingua franca of the Silk Road

Christlicher Text in sogdischer Sprache und syrischer
Schrift

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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 11/30/2016 | 4955 Views | 5 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Manuscripts of the Silk Road

Episode 1: The Abu Raihan al-Biruni Centre for Oriental Manuscripts at Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies

Up until the age of the great sea voyages in the late Middle Ages the Silk Road was the most important link between the Mediterranean in Europe and the countries and peoples of Central and East…

The Abu Raihan al-Biruni Centre for Oriental Manuscripts at Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 10/31/2016 | 9661 Views | 5 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Manuscripts of the Silk Road

Das Abu Reichan al-Biruni-Zentrum für orientalische Handschriften an der Staatlichen Hochschule für Orientalistik in Taschkent

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Tashkent, Uzbekistan
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The Research Project
The Al-Biruni-Centre for Oriental Manuscripts of the Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Studies holds a collection of manuscripts which can well match with any treasury of its kind in the world, both in its scientific value and wealth. At present, the depository contains over 25,000 volumes of manuscripts. These works were written in Turkic, Arabic, Persian, and other languages of Eastern peoples. They cover a wide range of subjects from virtually all fields of science.…