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Imprint Maqāmāt in the History of Islamic Civilization: Interrelations and Interactions: Abstracts and materials of the XIth International Symposium of the “Maqām” Study Group of the International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM) / Editors: Alexander B. Djumaev and Dinara A. Bulatova. – Moscow: Sadra, 2021. – 128 p.
Abstract A collection of poetic translations of the first hundred ghazals written by Hafiz Shirazi, a great Persian poet of the 14th century. Imprint Hafiz. One hundred ghazals / poetic translation by V. S. Zharkova, I. V. Abramenko. – Moscow: OOO Sadra, 2022. – 192 p.
Abstract The textbook "The Modern Iran: Song Culture" contains 13 of the most popular Persian songs of the 20th century that might be interesting from a historical or linguistic point of view. The book allows the beginner students to enrich their vocabulary and to improve the basic knowledge of the language. It can also expand their horizons, contribute to developing their linguistic and cultural skills and help them get a better feel of the Iranian culture. Imprint Abramenko I.V. The Modern Iran: Song Culture. Textbook of the Persian language for the second-year students / I. V. Abramenko. — Moscow: OOO…
Abstract The book examines the reception of the doctrine of society by the Arab sociologist and historian Ibn Khaldun (1332–1406) in Ottoman historical writing. It analyzes the ideas of prominent representatives of this school of Muslim historiography about society and the state. Particular attention is paid to the concepts of the historical development of society proposed by them, which have experienced a noticeable influence from the teachings of Ibn Khaldun. Imprint I.R. Nasyrov. Ibn Khaldun in the Ottoman historiography / I.R. Nasyrov; edited by V.A. Kuznetsov. – 2nd edition – M.: OOO Sadra, 2022. – 248 p. – (Philosophical Thought…
Abstract The interpretation of “The Sources of Questions and Answers” is the most important monument of medieval Arab Muslim thought and the largest encyclopedia of classical kalam written by al-Hakim al-Jishami (d. 494/1101). This fourth part of the work, which has now been published in the original language for the first time, contains a detailed description of the natural philosophy, epistemology, and anthropology of mutakallims of Basra and Baghdad. It also contains an introductory study and the publisher’s commentary and will be of great interest for experts in Arab studies and philosophy, as well as those interested in the intellectual…
Abstract The work presents the philosofical views of Nasir Khusraw (1004 – after 1074), an outstanding Ismaili philosopher of the Fatimid era, in its entirety: the interrelation of various fields of his teaching is analyzed, fundamental categorical oppositions that manifest themselves at various levels of his philosophical “tree” are revealed, the role of the tawil method is demonstrated. The Appendix contains a translation of Nasir Khusraw’s treatise “Knowledge and Liberation” (Gushayish wa rahayish). The reader is also offered a dictionary of the Persian philosophical vocabulary of the Ismaili philosopher. Imprint Korneeva T. Nasir Khusraw and his philosophical views / T.G.…
Abstract Gold treasures and magnificent cities, jewels and masterpieces of classical poetry, the world's first national post, underground aqueducts, colorful carpets, fine silk fabrics, great scientific discoveries - all this is about Persia, a powerful ancient state whose army intimidated even the mighty Rome. This was the land of the wise men who stored and multiplied the achievements of ancient scientists, and the land of brilliant poets who conveyed deep meanings in a beautiful and graceful way. This country played one of the key roles in the contemporary history, since the future of humanity during the World War II was…
Abstract The St. Petersburg State University's collection of Persian manuscripts includes a number of literary texts dated from the 13th-20th centuries, many of them being of exceptional academic value. The book is meant to introduce this collection to readers by demonstrating the most ancient, important and interesting manuscripts, and presenting them in the context of the development of the written culture of Iran and its neighbouring countries. The main part of this edition is the illustrated catalogue that contains a description of 35 manuscripts from the collection. It is preceded by two essays, the first one describing the history of…