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Albania Caucasica: Collection of Papers. Vol. I Albania Caucasica: Collection of Papers. Vol. I

Albania Caucasica: Collection of Papers. Vol. I

Compilator: Alikber Alikberov, Murtazali Gadzhiev

Institut vostokovedeniya RAN

Moskva, 2015, 270 pages

ISBN: 978-5-89282-642-6

The first issue of continuing scientific publication “Albania Caucasica” is a new platform for international cooperation of researchers. The book consists of selected materials that were presented at international forums, such as “The Caucasian Albania and ethno-cultural heritage” (Yerevan, 2007), “The Caucasian Albania and Lezgin peoples: historical-cultural heritage and modernity” (Moscow, 2008), “Place and role of the Caucasian Albania in the history of Azerbaijan and the Caucasus” (Baku, 2011). This issue also includes the articles written especially for this publication. The authors form Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Russia and France in their works for the first time touch upon the most important aspects of political and ethnic history of the Caucasian Albania, the problems of its alphabet, religion and culture. The book is dedicated to the 200th anniversary of Derbent and the 80th birthday of Professor Z.N. Aleksidze who breathed new life into Albanian studies by his outstanding discovery. This collection of articles is prepared by the Center for Study of Central Asia, Caucasus and Urals-Volga Region with contributions from Yu.A. Lander (the Department of Oriental Languages). The articles of this collection are of great interest to researches engaged in studying the problems of history, culture and languages of the Caucasus.

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