Reihe: Beiträge zur Iranistik

The series Beiträge zur Iranistik was founded in the 1960s by Georges Redard and subsequently edited by Nicholas Sims-Williams from 1997 to 2020; the present series editor is Agnes Korn.

The series publishes works on the languages of the Iranian branch of Indo-European. The focus is on linguistics, including grammars, dictionaries, text editions, philology as well as diachronic and synchronic studies of linguistic topics. Neighbouring fields such as literature, archaeology and anthropology are likewise represented. The languages of the series are English, German and French. The Beiträge zur Iranistik are represented in libraries internationally and are widely used standard works of Iranian studies.

by Ronald E. Emmerick completed and edited by Mauro Maggi, John S. Sheldon and Nicholas Sims-Williams

A Handbook of Khotanese

360 S., E-Book
98,00 €
Reihe: Beiträge zur Iranistik Band 51
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Ronald E. Emmerick’s Handbook of Khotanese consists of two parts: his Introduction to Khotanese, tried and tested with students over the years and here made available in print for the first time; and a systematic survey of Khotanese and the …

Watañi lāntaṃ

Khotanese and Tumshuqese Loanwords in Tocharian

332 S., E-Book
Open Access
Reihe: Beiträge zur Iranistik Band 50

Contacts between Tocharian A and B and Khotanese and Tumshuqese, four languages once spoken in today’s Xīnjiāng Uyghur Autonomous Region in Northwest China, lack a comprehensive treatment and are still a controversial topic. This work contains the first systematic investigation …


An edition and literary-critical study of the Manichaean-Sogdian Parable-Book

216 S., E-Book
79,00 €
Reihe: Beiträge zur Iranistik Band 42
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This work is an edition and literary-critical study of a Manichaean text in Sogdian known as the Āzandnāmē, or Parable-Book. The first part is a new and expanded edition of the Sogdian text with English translation and philological commentary. The …

Rasn Yast

The Avestan Hymn to ‘Justice’

272 S., E-Book
69,00 €
Reihe: Beiträge zur Iranistik Band 39
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This book contains a critical edition of the Avestan language composition known as the Rašn Yašt, or ‘Hymn to Justice’. The text is accompanied by an English translation, philological commentary and glossary. In addition, the main themes of the Rašn …

The Gorani language of Gawraju a village of West Iran

Texts, grammar, and lexicon

270 S., E-Book
98,00 €
Reihe: Beiträge zur Iranistik Band 35
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This book describes an endangered variety of Gorani spoken by an Ahl-i Haqq (Yaresan) community in a village of western Iran, Kermanshah province. It contains a grammatical sketch, transcribed and analysed texts that were recorded in the village, and a …


Grammatik und Versuch einer Dialektologie

392 S., E-Book
59,00 €
Reihe: Beiträge zur Iranistik Band 18
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Zazaki ist eine am nordwestlichen Rand des kurdischen Sprachgebiets gesprochene nordwestiranische Sprache, die heute von ca. 2 Millionen Sprechern in Südostanatolien als Muttersprache verwendet wird. Es ist eine dem Kurdischen verwandte, aber dennoch eigenständige Sprache. Seit der Eskalation des Konfliktes …