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Huyse, Philip
La Perse Antique (2005)
In: Series: Guide Belles Lettres des Civilisations, 20
Paris: Belles Lettres, 2005, 298 p.
Abstract: Ils furent à l'origine du premier empire-monde de l'histoire entre Nil et Indus. Leur culture fascinante a rayonné sur trois continents et leur civilisation compte parmi les plus grandes de l'Antiquité. Souvent mécompris, ils sont en outre toujours restés dans l'ombre de leurs rivaux et partenaires en Grèce, à Rome ou à Byzance. Ce guide s'efforce d'éradiquer le préjugé tenace qui fait des Perses des barbares sauvages et décadents. [Publisher]

See abstract: Domenico Agostini, Abstracta Iranica [En ligne], Volume 28, mis en ligne le : 18 septembre 2007. URL http://abstractairanica.revues.org/document14392.html
 
Hyde, Thomas
Historia religionis veterum Persarum, eorumque magorum : ubi etiam nova Abrahami, (etc.) (1700)
Oxford: 1700, 1 ed.
Abstract: The Sad dar is translated into Latin, from the Persian metrical paraphrase by Iranshah of the original Pahlavi.

Full title: Historia religionis veterum Persarum, eorumque magorum : ubi etiam nova Abrahami, & Mithræ, & Vestæ, & Manetis, &c. historia, atque angelorum officia & præfecturæ ex veterum Persarum sententia : item, perfarum annus ... Zoroastris vita, ejusque et aliorum vaticinia de Messiah è Persarum aliorumque monumentis eruuntur, primitiæ opiniones de Deo & de hominum origine referantur, originale Orientalis Sibyllæ mysterium recluditur, atque magorum Liber Sad-der, Zorastris præcepta seu religionis canones continens, è Persico traductus exhibetur : dantur veterum Persarum scripturæ & linguæ, ut hæ jam primo Europæ producantur & literato orbi postliminio reddantur, specimina : de Persiæ ejusdemque linguæ nominbus, déque hujus dialectis & à moderna differentiis strictim agitur / author est Thomas Hyde
 
Veterum Persarum et Parthorum et Medorum religionis historia Editio secunda (1760)
Oxford: E Typographeo Clarendoniano, 1760, 2 ed., 580 p.
Abstract: Second edition edited by George Costard [1710-1782] and Thomas Hunt [1696-1774] of this account of early religions and religious beliefs in Persia, including a life of Zoroaster (first published in 1700 with title: Historia religionis veterum Persarum). Hyde's most important and most celebrated work. It was a first attempt to treat the subject in a scholarly fashion, and abounds in oriental learning. This second edition was published by Dr. Thomas Hunt (1696-1774) in 1760.

It was "..the first attempt to correct from Oriental sources the errors of the Greek and Roman historians who had described the religion of the ancient Persians." [Encycl. Britannica, 11th Ed.] Hyde was professor of Hebrew and Arabic at Oxford, and for a long period, during the reigns of Charles II, James II, and William III, held the post of interpreter and secretary in oriental languages to the government.

Hyde's conclusions were attacked by the Abbé Foucher in a memoir read before the Paris Academy of Sciences in 1761. Anquetil Duperron, while admiring Hyde's zeal as a student in a field then practically untouched by scholars and acknowledging much indebtedness, also censured him for having gained his information from late Muhammedan writers, while neglecting the early Pehlevi sources" (D.N.B.). [Wilson, Persia, p. 103.]
 
Ibrahim, Jabir Khalil
"The excavation of Khirbet Jaddalah, 1977-1978" (1983)
Sumer, 1983, vol. 39, p. 217-34.
 
Pre-islamic settlement in Jazirah (1986)
Baghdad: State Organization of Antiquities and Heritage, 1986
 
Ikeda, Daisaku
The flower of Chinese Buddhism (1986)
New York: Weatherhill, 1986, 205 p.
Abstract: Translation of: Zoku Watakushi no Bukky¯o-kan, translated by Burton Watson.

The story of the introduction of Buddhism to China is a fascinating accounbt of the meeting of the two great civilizations of Asia: India, the land of the Buddha's birth and the homeland of the religion; and China, where Buddhism was transformed into a world religion, and from where the Buddha's teaching was eventually brought to Korea and Japan.

In this volume, Daisaku Ikeda continues his narration of the unfolding of Buddhist history. He begins with the introduction of Buddhism into China by traders and monks traveling over the Silk Route through Central Asia. After discussing the early translations of the Buddhist scriptures made by monks from Parthia and Sogdiana, the subject turns to the career and achievements of the great Kumarajiva, famed for his excellent renditions of the sutras and philosophical treatises that form the core of East Asian Buddhist literature – among them the Lotus Sutra.

The travels of Chinese monks in search of the Buddhist Law in India and the mass of teachings brought back is presented with great lucidity. Special emphasis is given to faith in the Lotus Sutra and the inception of the T'ien-t'ai School. In clear and simple language, the careers and major works of the great masters Hui-ssu, Chih-I, and Chanjan are outlined. The story closes with the official persecutions of the T'ang dynasty and the failure of the Buddhist establishment to meet this final challenge. Study aids such as lists of technical terms, Buddhist texts, and proper names in Chinese, English, and Japanese make the book a useful tool for the student of Buddhism.
 
Ikeda, Jiro
Anthropological Studies of West Asia: II. Human Remains from the Tombs in Dailaman, Northern Iran. 2 (1968)
In: The Tokyo University Iraq-Iran Archaeological Expedition. Report 9
Tokoyo: Institute of Oriental Culture, The University of Tokyo, 1968
Abstract: Contents include: summary of the Japanese text; types of burial in each period; Dailaman people of the present day; Dailaman people of the Islamic period; Dailaman people of the Parthian period; Dailaman people of the Achaemenian Period; Dailaman people of the Preshistoric Period; Dailaman people and their physical change with time; Dailaman people and their racial affiliation; Appendices
 
Imperiale, Giovanni Vincenzo
Die durchlauchtigste Romerin Delia, das ist, alle Gedichte des beruhmten lateinischen poeten Tibullus und auch nicht geringen Theils des Horatius.... (1707)
Frankfurt: Bey Michael Andreas Fuhrmann, 1707, 920 p.
Abstract: Full title: Die durchlauchtigste Romerin Delia, das ist, alle Gedichte des beruhmten lateinischen poeten Tibullus und auch nicht geringen Theils des Horatius : nebst Anfuhrung der Geschichte der Zeiten des Augustus und vieler Romischen und anderer Werckwurdigkeiten aus denen bewehrtesten Geschichte-Schreibern gezogen : mit vielen Romischen, Teutschen, Thrackischen, Aethiopischen, Dacischen, Arabischen, Parthischen, Armenischen und anderen Asiatischen Gegenheiten, wie auch nichtweniger merckwurdigen Staats-Sachen, in einen curieusen Roman
 
In work
Proceedings of the International Conference Arms and Armours as Indicators of Cultural Transfer (Wittenberg, November 25-27 2003) : (In work)
2003
Abstract: Arms and Armour as Indicators of Cultural Transfer : The Steppes and the Ancient World from Hellenistic Times to the Early Middle Ages, a special panel of the International Symposium "Nomadic and Sedentary Peoples in Past and Present", organized by the project group "Transfer of Arms and Armour Among Nomads and Sedentary Peoples in Parthian and Sasanian Times".
 
Ingholt, Harald
Studier over Palmyrensk Skulptur (1928)
Copenhagen: C.A. Reitzel, 1928, 160 p.
 
Parthian sculptures from Hatra: Orient and Hellas in art and religion (1954)
In: Memoirs of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences XII
New Haven: The Academy, 1954, vol. 12, p. 1-54.
Abstract: See reviews: Ernest Will, Gnomon. Kritische Zeitschrift für die gesamte klassische Altertumswissenschaft, Bd. 27 (1955), pp. 379-380; Andre Parrot, Syria: Revue d'art oriental et d'archeologie 31 (1954), pp. 312-314.
 
Ingraham, M. L. & Summers, Geoffrey D.
"Stelae and Settlements in the Meshkin Shahr Plain, Northeastern Azaebaijan, Iran" (1981)
Archäologische Mitteilungen aus Iran, 1981, vol. 12, p. 67-101.
 
Instinsky, H. U.
"Grabstein eines berittenen Bogenschützen der Ala Parthorum et Araborum" (1958)
Germania, 1958, vol. 36, p. 72 ff.
 
Invernizzi, Antonio
"The Excavations at Tell Umayr" (1966)
Mesopotamia, 1966, vol. 1, p. 39-62.
Abstract: Twenty-one beautiful silver coins of Vologases II were discovered at Tell Umayr (Seleucia-on-the-Tigris).
 
"The Excavations at the Archives Building" (1966)
Mesopotamia, 1966, vol. 1, p. 61ff.
 
Problemi di coroplastica tardo-mesopotamica. I. Le terrecotte partiche. II. La produzione di Seleucia (1969)
Mesopotamia, 1969, vol. iii-iv, p. 227-292.
 
"The Excavations at the Archives Building" (1973-1974)
Mesopotamia, 1973, vol. 8-9, p. 9ff.
 
"Die Zeit der Parther, Kusãnas und Sasaniden" (1983)
In: Die illustrierte Weltgeschichte der Archäologie
München: Südwest Verlag, 1983, p. 507-517.
 
"Figurine di terracotta" (1985)
In: Quarantelli, Ezio (ed.), La Terra tra i due fiumi : venti anni di archeologia italiana in Medio Oriente, la Mesopotamia dei tesori
Torino: Quadrante, 1985, p. 97-99.
 
"Traiano ad Hatra?" (1986)
Mesopotamia, 1986, vol. 21
 
"Un relief Parthe de la vallée de l'Euphrate" (1990)
In: Proceedings of the first conference of Iranian studies held in Turin, September 7-11th, 1987
Roma: 1990, p. 191-205.
 
"Facial Marks in the Parthian World" (1990)
Journal of Silk Road Art and Archaeology, 1990, vol. 1, p. 35-50.
 
L'empire des Arsacides, by Jozef Wolski [Review] (1994)
Mesopotamia, 1994, vol. 29, p. 339-342.
 
"Die hellenistischen Grundlagen der frühparthischen Kunst" (1994)
Archäologische Mitteilungen aus Iran, 1996, tome/ser. NF, vol. 27, p. 191-203.
 
"Hellenism in Mesopotamia. A view from Seleucia on the Tigris" (1994)
al-Rafidan, Journal of Western Asiatic Studies, 1995, vol. 15, p. 1-24.
 
"Corinthian Terracotta Assembled Capitals in Hellenized Asia" (1995)
In: Invernizzi, Antonio (ed.), In the Land of the Gryphons: Papers on Central Asian Archaeology in Antiquity; Monografie di Mesopotamia vol 5
Florence: Casa editrice italiana, 1995, p. 3-12.
Abstract: In this discussion of the Corinthian-type capitals that served as architectural decor in the Central Asian regions of Margiana, Bactria, and Parthia, those from Nisa are compared to capitals from Mesopotamian Seleucia on the Tigris. See review, C. A. Bromberg, Bulletin of the Asia Institute 9, 1995.
 
"Archaeological Research in Old Nisa, 1990-1994" (1996)
In: La Persia e l'Asie centrale. Da Alessandro al X secolo. Convegno internazionale organizzato in collaborazione con l'Istituto Italiano per il Medio ed Estremo Oriente: Roma, 9-12 novembre 1994. Atti dei Convegni Lincei, 127
Rome: Accademia nazionale dei Lincei, 1996, p. 237-249.
 
"Parthian Nisa. New Lines of Research" (1996)
In: Wiesehöfer, Josef (ed.), Das Partherreich und seine Zeugnisse - The Arsacid Empire : Sources and Documentation. Beiträge des Internationalen Colloquiums, Eutin (27.-30. Juni 1996). Historia-Einzelschriften, 122
Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1998, p. 45-59.
Abstract: Details the difficulties in interpretation of the artistic subjects and the attempts to classify the architectual typologies and shapes.The evidence brought to light at Nisa appears too isolated but publishing data on old and new discoveries will certainly shed some additional light. Large bibliography.
 
"Old Nisa and the Art of the Steppes" (1996)
Bulletin of the Asia Institute, 1996, tome/ser. New, vol. 10, p. 33-38.
 
"Parthian Nisa: New Lines of Research" (1997)
In: Asatrian, Garnik (ed.), Research Papers from the Caucasian Centre of Iranian Studies, Vol. I
(edited by Garnik Asatrian)
Vol. I, 1997, 216 pages
Iran and Caucasus, 1997, vol. 1
 
"New Archaeological Research in Old Nisa, 1990-1991" (1998)
In: Curtis, Vesta Sarkhosh, Hillenbrand, Robert &
Rogers, Michael (eds.), The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Persia: New Light on the Parthian and Sasanian Empires
1996, p. 8-13.
 
"Elymeans, Seleucids, and the Hung-e Azhdar relief" (1998)
Mesopotamia, 1998, vol. 33, p. 219-259.
 
"Una amazzone di terracotta da Seleucia al Tigri" (1999)
Parthica, 1999, vol. 1, p. 107-116.
 
"Storia per immagini dell' Impero partico" (1999)
In: Presentazione e Scrittura della Storia: Storiografia, Epigrafi, Monumenti. Atti del Convegno di Pontignano (aprile 1996). A cura di Emilio Gabba. (Biblioteca di Athenaeum. 42.)
Como: Edizioni New Press, 1999, p. 145-154.
 
Sculture di metallo da Nisa : cultura greca e cultura iranica in Partia (1999)
In: Acta Iranica ; 35. Troisième série. Textes et mémories ; vol. 21
Lovanii: Peeters Presse, 1999, 236 p.
Abstract: See review: Carol Altman Bromberg, BAI 13.
 
"Nisa, capitale des Parthes au Turkménistan" (1999)
In: Boucharlat, Rémy (ed.), Empires Perses d'Alexandre aux Sassanides
Dossiers d'Archeologie, 1999, no. 243, p. 38-40.
Abstract: Les extraordinaires découvertes faites dans l'ancienne résidence des rois arsacides à Nisa, bâtiments, art de cour et documents administratifs, nous donnent une idée de la splendeur des palais. Dans cette région d'Asie centrale, l'art parthe n'ignorait pas l'art de l'Occident gréco-romain.
 
"The square house at Old Nisa" (2000)
Parthica, 2000, vol. 2, p. 13-53.
 
"Arsacid palaces" (2001)
In: Nielsen, Inge (ed.), The royal palace institution in the first millenium BC. Regional development and cultural interchange between east and west. (Monographs of the Danish Institute at Athens. 4.)
Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2001, p. 295-315.
 
"Arsacid Dynastic Art" (2001)
Parthica, 2001, vol. 3, p. 133-157.
 
From Nisa to Niya (2002)
In: Ghose, Madhuvanti; Russell-Smith, Lilla & Waghnar, Burzine, From Nisa to Niya : New Discoveries and Studies in Central and Inner Asian Art and Archaeology
Saffron Books, 2002
Abstract: This article is in the first volume of the new Circle of Inner Asian Art (CIAA) series taken from lectures hosted by CIAA.
 
"Isiac Themes at Seleucia-on-the-Tigris" (2003)
Parthica, 2003, vol. 5, p. 63-76.
 
"The culture of Nisa, between steppe and empire " (2004)
In: Symposium: After Alexander: Central Asia Before Islam. Themes in the history and Archaeology of Western Central Asia
The British Academy, London, 23-25 June 2004
2004
Abstract: Iranian tribes from the Eurasiatic steppes settled in Seleucid Parthia, where they grew stronger, took power and founded the Arsacid empire. Nisa in Parthia (nowadays in Turkmenistan) was one of their most important centres. Close to the aforesaid town (New Nisa) the monumental complex of Old Nisa was intended to celebrate the glory of the principal rulers of this dynasty and their own traditions.

Excavations at this site have found a rich architectonic and artistic documentation, that appears to be the only evidence for the culture of the Arsacid court during the centuries B.C. Though original Arsacid cultural traditions, dating back to a period before their arrival in Parthia, were not forgotten, documents and figurative motifs going back to the art of the steppe are not numerous. Nevertheless, worth noting is that these documents survived in particular contexts even after the creation of the empire. New architectonic and artistic trends required monuments worthy of comparison with those of contemporary powerful kingdoms of Central and Western Asia.

Placing themselves among the great powers, the Arsacids could not find, in their ancestral traditions, a language suited to the official purposes of their new kingdom. They adopted traditions from both Eastern Iran and the Seleucid Empire in order to celebrate their royalty. [Author]
 
"Thoughts on Parthian Nisa" (2004)
In: Parthia and beyond. Cultural interconnections in the classical period. Papers in honour of Gennadij A. Koselenko
Parthica, 2004, vol. 6, p. 133-143.
 
"Un saluto a Gennadij A. Koselenko" (2004)
In: Parthia and beyond. Cultural interconnections in the classical period. Papers in honour of Gennadij A. Koselenko
Parthica, 2004, vol. 6
 
"Representations of gods in Parthian Nisa" (2005)
Parthica, 2005, vol. 7, p. 71-80.
 
"Cornici dentate da Nisa Vecchia" (2006)
In: Architetti, capomastri, artigiani. L’organizzazione dei cantieri e della produzione artistica nell’Asia ellenistica, Studi in onore di D.Faccenna (a cura di P. Callieri)
Rome: 2006, p. 49-57.
 
"La cultura di Nisa partica tra steppe e impero" (2006)
Quaderni dell’Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, 2006, vol. 13, p. 47-66.
 
"Introduzione all'arte dell'Asia ellenizzata" (2007)
In: Invernizzi, Antonio (ed.), Sulla via di Alessandro da Seleucia al Gandhara (Catalog of the exhibition, Palazzo Madama, Torino, 27 Feb to 27 May 2007)
Torino: Edizioni Silvana Editoriale, 2007
 
"The Greatness that was Parthia" (2007)
In: Vladimir G. Lukonin Memorial Lecture, British Museum, London, 10 July 2007
2007
 
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