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Iranian Studies in Honour of Adriano V. Rossi

Badalkhan, Sabir, Gian Pietro Basello and Matteo de Chiara (eds.). 2020. Iranian studies in honour of Adriano V. Rossi. Napoli: UniorPress.

Iranian Studies in Honour of Adriano V. Rossi collects more than fifty essays by foremost scholars and young researchers from South Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the USA. The topics range from Iranian philology and linguistics to history and archaeology. This two-part Festschrift is offered to Adriano V. Rossi by the Department of Asian, African and Mediterranean Studies of “L’Orientale” University of Naples (Italy) and is introduced with a foreword by Elda Morlicchio (Rector) and Michele Bernardini (Head of the Depart ment).

Table of Contents:

  • Prefazione
  • Editors’ Foreword
  • BRUNO GENITO: Adriano Valerio Rossi e “L’Orientale” di Napoli
  • MATTEO DE CHIARA: Bibliography of Adriano Valerio Rossi
  • Part ONE
  • SALMAN ALIYARI BABOLGHANI: Is Lakī a Kurdish Dialect?
  • VICTORIA ARAKELOVA: On the Names of God in the Yezidi Tradition
  • GARNIK ASATRIAN: “Lightning” in Western New Iranian
  • ALIREZA ASKARI CHAVERDI: A Joint Base for the Cultural Heritage of Fars
  • SABIR BADALKHAN: Singer of Tales: Story of a Baloch Minstrel. How he was Discovered in his Early Age as a Future Epic Singer
  • SARA BELELLI: ‘La ragazza di feltro’ e ‘La ragazza di legno’: due fiabe kurde meridionali del tipo ATU 510B
  • MARIA CARMELA BENVENUTO: Iranian Color Terms in Aramaic Documents from Ancient Bactria
  • VAHE S. BOYAJIAN: Etymological Notes on Some Toponyms in Iranian Balochistan
  • PIERFRANCESCO CALLIERI: Archaeological Notes on “Achaemenid” Anshan
  • CARLO G. CERETI: Mithra nell’onomastica medio-iranica
  • IRIS COLDITZ: Neues Licht auf ein altes Fragment: M20
  • FRANCO CREVATIN: Ancora sulle ‘migrazioni’ indo-europee (e sui limiti della conoscenza)
  • SIMONE CRISTOFORETTI: L’era di Alessandro IV Aegus in un manoscritto pomponiano di fine Quattrocento
  • JULIEN CUNY: A Short Note from the Louvre-DARIOSH Project: Cylindrical Column Bases from Achaemenid Susa and Elsewhere
  • ROBERTO DAN: Il ruolo dei simboli nella costruzione dello stato: il caso di Bia/Urarṭu
  • MATTEO DE CHIARA, ROBERTO MICHELI & LUCA MARIA OLIVIERI: Pašto mečəń مٻچن ‘hand-mill, quern’. Linguistic and archaeological notes on rotary querns
  • JULIAN DEGEN & ROBERT ROLLINGER: How Greek the Medes were? Herodotus’ medikos logos, Athens and the transformation of empire from symmachia to arche
  • ELA FILIPPONE: The Orders of the King: Reported Directive Quotations in the Achaemenid Royal Inscriptions
  • MARIA VITTORIA FONTANA: Quṣayr ʿAmra, ca 740 CE: amīr al-Walīd Reclining and Dressed in Accordance with Iranian Fashion
  • BRUNO GENITO: The Medes: Still an Historical-Archaeological Question
  • PHILIPPE GIGNOUX: La refonte de la fonction d’Hērbed dans l’Iran sassanide et post-sassanide
  • FRANTZ GRENET: Le contrat de mariage sogdien du Mont Mugh (Mugh Nov. 3 – 4) : quelques nouvelles hypothèses
  • CARINA JAHANI: The Balochi Language as a Garden. An Attempt to Create a Standard for Written Balochi
  • JEAN KELLENS: Exégèse et grammaire : le destin de l’Ahuna Vairiia
  • AGNES KORN: Kinship Terms in Balochi: A Patchwork Family
  • GILBERT LAZARD: Traduire, transcrire en vieux-perse
  • CLAUDIA LEURINI: Evidence of a Syriac Diatessaron in Mani’s Šabūhragān
  • Plates
  • PART TWO
  • ROMOLO LORETO: Gli Achemenidi e l’Arabia. Stato della questione
  • PAVEL B. LURJE: Etymologies of Selected Terms for Weapons in Chorasmian
  • MAURO MAGGI: Annotations on the Book of Zambasta, VI: Ronald E. Emmerick’s *nvāta- and Persian navāxtan
  • MARCO MANCINI: Middle-Persian Morphology and Old Persian Masks: Some Reflections on “Proto-Middle Persian”
  • ENRICO MORANO: A Miserable Scrap
  • ANTONELLA MURATGIA: The Asian Section of “L’Orientale” University Library: The Persian Manuscripts
  • MARYAM NOURZAEI: The Emergence of Definiteness in Koroshi
  • PAOLO OGNIBENE: Incontri e scontri di culture a nord del mar Nero. Sui cosiddetti nomi “barbarici” nelle iscrizioni del Ponto
  • ANTONIO PANAINO: Il tempo e le sue “parti” nel mondo iranico antico. Avestico yār- “anno”, aiiar-/aiiane azan-/asn- “giorno”
  • STEFANO PELLÒ: The Husayni Brahmins and Other Poor Persian Speakers: Standardizing Language and Devotion in Mīrzā Qatīl
  • ANDREA PIRAS: Kirdīr, Mani e la sigillografia. Autorità, potere e conflitti tra scritture nell’Iran sassanide
  • FLAVIA POMPEO: Il persiano antico tra conservazione e innovazione: considerazioni sulle costruzioni impersonali nelle iscrizioni achemenidi
  • ENRICO G. RAFFAELLI: Yašts and Bayān Yašts: Observations on the History of the Avestan Hymns
  • HASSAN RAHSAZ: A Lapis Lazuli like Object Found during the Excavation of the Canals of the Persepolis Terrace in 1381 [2002-2003]
  • CÉLINE REDARD: « Y72.11 : un final qui n’en est pas un !»
  • HASSAN REZAI BAGHBIDI: The Commemorative Coin of Wahbarz, the Fratarak of Pārs
  • GIORGIO ROTA: Storm in the Desert: Baluch against Safavids at the End of the 17th Century
  • VELIZAR SADOVSKI: Performative Speech Acts in Indo-Iranian Sacred Jurisprudence. Between Ritual Formulation, Pragmatic Application and Political Resemanticization
  • GIANCARLO SCHIRRU: Un processo di neutralizzazione dell’armeno orientale
  • RÜDIGER SCHMITT: Zu den Personennamen der aramäischen Dokumente aus Baktrien
  • MARTIN SCHWARTZ: On Gathic rāna-
  • FRANCESCO SFERRA: CUL Add.1708.2: Frammento di un commento inedito alla Mañjuśrīnāmasaṅgīti
  • SHAUL SHAKED: Some lexical items in Middle Persian, I. pursišnīg
  • GAGA SHURGAIA: L’edificante storia di Barlaam e Ioasaph: ὑπό, παρά oppure ὑπὲρ Εὐθυμίου?
  • NICHOLAS SIMS-WILLIAMS: Dual and Numerative in Middle and New Iranian
  • ANTONIA SORIENTE: I prestiti persiani in indonesiano. Bausani cinquant’anni dopo
  • BRIAN SPOONER: Balochi and the Baloch. A Socio-Linguistic Puzzle
  • ROBERTO TOTTOLI: The Persian Language (al-fārisiyya) in Some Early Islamic Sources
  • AMIR ZEYGHAMI Gēlakūn. An Armenian Place-Name in Niẓāmīʼs Khosrow u Šīrīn
  • Plates