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Object Proposal

For my object study I would like to concentrate on objects connected with two of the religions practiced by the Sogdians: Buddhism and Hinduism. Although the artifacts are not numerous and rather sketchy, the influence of these two major world religions on Sogdians in Sogdiana and in the Sogdian colonies is undisputable. Most of my [...]

By | 2018-01-07T14:25:19-05:00 March 19th, 2016|Maria, Object Proposals|0 Comments

Buddhism, Hinduism, and Multilinguism

I would like to concentrate on three topics, which are quite closely interrelated. Buddhism and Buddhist art in Sogdiana: the Sogdians as transmitters of Buddhism from India to the East. On several occasions we hear and read that there were numerous traces of Buddhist influence in Sogdiana. Numerous iconographic borrowings can be observed in Sogdian [...]

By | 2016-03-22T15:03:45-05:00 March 2nd, 2016|Maria, Theme Proposals|0 Comments