From Da N To D N

Author: Christine Allison
Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag
ISBN: 9783447059176
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From Da N To D N from the Author: Christine Allison. Die Festschrift enthalt insgesamt 30 Beitrage zu verschiedenen Bereichen der Iranistik. Es handelt sich sowohl um Artikel zu Forschungsschwerpunkten von Ph. G. Kreyenbroek, wie dem Zoroastrismus, der kurdischen Literatur und Religion, insbesondere die der Yeziden und Ahl-e Haqq, aber auch um Beitrage zur iranischen Philologie, der Zeit der Achameniden sowie der Geschichte und Kultur Irans in islamischer Zeit. Die Aufsatze umfassen so unterschiedliche Themen wie z.B. Sinn und Zweck von Ritualen aus der Sicht von Parsi-Priestern, eine Gegenuberstellung von Tawusi Melek und dem Pfau in der Mandaischen Tradition, Zeitkonzepte des Yezidismus, einen Uberblick uber die persische Presse der letzten Jahrzehnte, judaische Gesandte im Achamenidenreich, Ohrmazd in der soghdischen Uberlieferung, Modalitatstypologie im Kurdischen und Hawrami oder baktrische Demonstrativpronomina. Ein Uberblick uber das Werk Kreyenbroeks sowie ein Verzeichnis seiner Schriften erganzen den Band.

Corolla Iranica

Author: David Neil MacKenzie
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Corolla Iranica from the Author: David Neil MacKenzie.

Morphological Autonomy

Author: Maria Goldbach
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199589984
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Morphological Autonomy from the Author: Maria Goldbach. This book is about the nature of morphology and its place in the structure of grammar. Drawing on a wide range of aspects of Romance inflectional morphology, leading scholars present detailed arguments for the autonomy of morphology, ie morphology has phenomena and mechanisms of its own that are not reducible to syntax or phonology. But which principles and rules govern this independent component and which phenomena can be described or explicated by the mechanisms of the morphemic level? In shedding light on these questions, this volume constitutes a major contribution to Romance historical morphology in particular, and to our understanding of the nature and importance of morphomic structure in language change in general.

Medioiranica

Author: Wojciech Skalmowski
Publisher: Peeters Publishers
ISBN: 9789068314786
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Medioiranica from the Author: Wojciech Skalmowski. This volume contains eighteen contributions - revised and updated by their authors - to the International Colloquium on Middle Iranian Studies held in May 1990 at the University of Leuven in Belgium. The papers are mainly concerned with historical, archaeological, and especially linguistic aspects of the Middle Iranian period. Next to the Inscriptional Middle Iranian and Pahlavi the main aspects are: Khwarezmian, Khotanese and Alanian. The book contains also detailed studies concerning onomastics, Iranian loanwords in other languages (Aramaic and Uigur) and Nebenuberlieferungen.

Compendium Linguarum Iranicarum

Author: RĂ¼diger Schmitt
Publisher: Reichert Verlag
ISBN: 9783882264135
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Compendium Linguarum Iranicarum from the Author: RĂ¼diger Schmitt. Contributions in English, French, and German.

Yezidism In Europe

Author: Philip G. Kreyenbroek
Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag
ISBN: 9783447060608
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Yezidism In Europe from the Author: Philip G. Kreyenbroek. Yezidism is a minority religion that is largely based on tradition rather than scripture. In the homelands - Turkey, Iraq, Syria and Transcaucasia - its world-view is closely connected with local culture, and most easily understood in that context. From the 1960s onwards, an increasing number of Yezidis from Turkey, Iraq and Syria were forced to migrate to Western Europe. After the fall of the Soviet Union many Yezidis from Armenia and Georgia moved to Russia and the Ukraine. This work addresses the question of differences in perception of the religion between Yezidi migrants who grew up in the homeland and those who were mainly socialised in the Diaspora. It is based on extensive qualitative research among Yezidis of different generations in Germany and Russia.

God S Caliph

Author: Patricia Crone
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521541114
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God S Caliph from the Author: Patricia Crone. This study examines how religious authority was distributed in early Islam. It argues the case that, as in Shi'ism, it was concentrated in the head of state, rather than dispersed among learned laymen as in Sunnism. Originally the caliph was both head of state and ultimate source of religious law; the Sunni pattern represents the outcome of a conflict between the caliph and early scholars who, as spokesmen of the community, assumed religious leadership for themselves. Many Islamicists have assumed the Shi'ite concept of the imamate to be a deviant development. In contrast, this book argues that it is an archaism preserving the concept of religious authority with which all Muslims began.

Remembering The Past In Iranian Societies

Author: Christine Allison
Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz
ISBN: 9783447068635
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Remembering The Past In Iranian Societies from the Author: Christine Allison. The study of culture in non-Western civilisations, moving away from the traditional approaches of 'Orientalism', is turning towards more sophisticated and objective ways to gain an understanding of these cultures. As part of this process, the concept of 'memory' and the various ways this affects communal discourse - and therefore societies as a whole - has become a key object of study. Remembering the Past in Iranian Societies contains articles by leading students of memory in Iranian societies today, and represents a range of different approaches to the study of memory in these societies, both ancient and modern. The definition of 'Iranian societies' has been kept 'deliberately fuzzy', and the work includes discussions of relevant topics in surrounding cultures. The emphasis is on modern Iranian, Kurdish, Afghan and Tajik culture, with further discussions of pre-Islamic constructions of history, Armenian lullabies, and the way Kurds were described for posterity by the Ottoman Turks. Together these articles are a representative collection of contemporary approaches to the study of Memory in Iranian societies.

Languages Of Iran Past And Present

Author: Dieter Weber
Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag
ISBN: 9783447052993
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Languages Of Iran Past And Present from the Author: Dieter Weber. From the table of contents: C.G. Cereti, Some Notes on the ?kand Guman?g WizarI. Colditz, Zur Adaption zoroastrischer Terminologie in Manis ?abuhraganA. Degener, The significance of the date palmPh. Gignoux, A propos de l'anthroponymie religieuse d'epoque sassanideGh. Gnoli, Further notes on Avestand geographyPh. Huyse, Ein erneuter Datierungsversuch fur den Ubergang vom Schluss-y der mittelpersischen Inschriften zum Endstrich im Buchpahlavi (6.-7. Jh.)Ph. Kreyenbroek, Yezidism and its Sacred Literature: Eastern and Western PerceptionsG. Lazard, Structures d'actances dans les langues irano-aryennes modernesM. Macuch, Language and Law: Linguistic Peculiarities in Sasanian JurisprudenceB. Meisterernst, D. Meisterernst-Durkin, Some remarks on the Chinese and Sogdian SCEA. Panaino, The "Rook" and the "Queen": Some Lexicographic Remarks about the Sasanian Chess PiecesL. Paul, The language of the ?ahname in historical and dialectical perspectiveCh. Reck, Reste einer soghdischen Version von Huyadagman I in der Form eines Responsoriums zwischen Erwahltem und HorerM. Schwartz, On Khwarezmian Loss of -R-Sh. Shaked, Iranian words retrieved from AramaicD. Shapira, Pahlavi FlowersN. Sims-Williams, Fr. de Blois, The Bactrian calendar: new material and new suggestion

Kurdish Reader Modern Literature And Oral Texts In Kurmanji

Author: Khanna Omarkhali
Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz
ISBN: 9783447065276
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Kurdish Reader Modern Literature And Oral Texts In Kurmanji from the Author: Khanna Omarkhali. The Kurdish Reader by Khanna Omarkhali comprises an exciting collection of texts in Kurmanji, the northern dialect of the Kurdish language. It is designed to help students with a basic knowledge of the Kurdish language to enhance their fluency by studying a variety of texts ranging from literary and folklore to non-narrative prose works. The first part of the book focuses on the literary works, both prose and verse, from all parts of the Kurmanji speaking countries. Many of the texts were produced in Armenia where the dialect evolved its written tradition. This is the first collection incorporating material from this important literary and cultural heritage. As the first part of the book presents the development of written tradition, part two introduces the reader to a range of variants of Kurmanji from Turkey, Armenia, Russia, Syria, Iraqi Kurdistan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenia, and Khorasan, each conveying the richness of their forms. This part of the Reader is of interest for Kurdish Oral History Studies too for it consists of various recordings of historical information, based on the personal experience of the speakers. The Reader contains two Kurdish-English glossaries and a grammar section. This constitutes a comprehensive outline of the subjects under study along with a fundamental description of the cornerstones of Kurmanji grammatical categories, and explanations of the main discrepancies between the local Kurmanji variants and the literary language with examples taken from the selections. Additionally, the book offers English translations of selected texts with an English-Kurdish dictionary of linguistic terms.