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ALTAICA XIII. A Collection of Articles and Materials ALTAICA XIII. A Collection of Articles and Materials

ALTAICA XIII. A Collection of Articles and Materials

Еditor: Elena Bojkova
Editor: Vladimir Alpatov

Institut vostokovedeniya RAN

Moskva, 2008, 152 pages

The book includes the articles researching various problems of history, sourse studies, philology, and culture of Altaic peoples. Among them there are such themes as Primordial and borrowed features in the Japanese culture; Mongolian belles-lettres historical compositions; Old Turkic runic inscriptions and their authors; Miniature in the contemporary Mongolian prose; Central Asian nomadic traditions in the ethnic-political culture of the Rajputs; Kazakhs in Mongolia and the problem of immigration to the historical homeland, etc.

Contents

Alpatov V.M. Primordial and borrowed features in the Japanese culture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Biligsaikhan Ch. Mongolian belles-lettres historical compositions. . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Vitol A.V. An attempt to prevent the Turkish invasion into Europe in the 14th century . . . . . . . 27
Gnatyuk T.Yu. Expedition transport of Russian travelers in Central Asia in the 19th – early 20th century . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Dmitriev S.V. M. Khrapovitskyi’s unpublished article on the ethnography of Eastern Turkestan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Klyashtornyj S.G. Old Turkic runic inscriptions and their authors . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Purbeev G.Ts. Names of domestic and wild animals and the lexicon, connected to the economic activity (in the monument of the Mongolian law of the 18th century "Khalkha Jirum") . . . . . . . . . . 81
Skorodumova L.G. Miniature in the contemporary Mongolian prose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92
Sodnompilova M.N. Images of the Sky and the Earth in the world view of Mongolian peoples . . . . . . 104
Tanyaeva B.V. Semantic and stylistic characteristic of the lexicon of Kalmyk good wishes . . . . . . 113

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