Buddhism

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Liz’s Object Proposal

Object Proposal: Contextualizing Physical and Iconographical Crossroads Objects Ampulla of Saint Menas Omeka: no info 6th-7th centuries CE (similar examples at the Cleveland Museum of Art and Walters Art Gallery) Further information on Columbia’s “Treasures of Heaven” and individual museum pages Dish from Bol' she Anikovskoe with the Siege of Jericho and Joshua Conquests 9th-10th [...]

By | 2018-01-07T14:25:20-05:00 March 15th, 2016|Liz, 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

Soley Esteves – Theme Proposal

Sogdians in China: Jewelry, Heavenly Horses, and Iconographic Crossroads            The three themes I will focus on for my object analysis fall under an umbrella theme—Sogdians in China. From the class readings and sessions we’ve engaged with thus far, Lerner’s texts and the Chinese-Sogdian archaeological oeuvre captivated my interest. For this [...]

By | 2018-01-07T14:25:21-05:00 March 1st, 2016|Soley, Theme Proposals|0 Comments

Sarah’s Theme Proposal

The People -Who are they? -Physical aspects (at home and abroad) -Self-image -Biographies/stories I am interested in humanizing the Sogdian’s history and I can do so through focusing on biographies and stories. This was inspired by the story of Xuanzang and how we know of his travels through his detailed writings to Huili (Hansen). In order to [...]

By | 2018-01-07T14:25:21-05:00 February 29th, 2016|Sarah, Theme Proposals|0 Comments
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