Links and Resources

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Links and Resources 2018-01-07T14:25:16-05:00

Please post any resources you might find in your research on the new In-Progress Project Bibliography page.

Prototyping Resources

Kimon’s Zotero Library of DH Tools (Look under Wireframing and Prototyping)

The website of CHIPS, the developers who will be in class

Project Resources

F|S Sogdian Checklist (Excel)

Naymark Sogdian Bibliography (BGC | NYU)

Asian Language Bibliography (BGC | NYU)

Sogdian Bibliography (BGC | NYU)

Research Resources

ISAW Ancient World Digital Library

The International Dunhuang Project: The Silk Road Online

Monks and Merchants: Silk Road Treasures from Northwest China, Gansu and Ningxia, 4th-7th Century (Asia Society) 

Online Museum Resources on Asian Art – List of museum exhibits and websites dealing with the Silk Roads

Recent articles and current events

Old trees reveal Late Antique Little Ice Age (LALIA) around 1,500 years ago (Feb 8, 2016)

Upcoming exhibition at the Getty on Dunhuang, the Silk Road, and conserving mural paintings

Rare Nepali textile finds raise prospect of Silk Road extending further south than previously thought

Books and articles available electronically

An online collection of articles dedicated to Boris Marshak, by his students and colleagues, with many relevant articles on the Sogdians, including articles on silk, costume and metalwork.

Guitty Azarpay, Sogdian Painting: The Pictorial Epic in Oriental Art. University of California Press, 1981.

Cheng, Bonnie. “THE SPACE BETWEEN: Locating “culture” in Artistic Exchange.”Ars Orientalis 38 (2010): 81–120. Jstor

Albert Dien, “The Glories of Sogdiana,” The Silk Road Foundation

Dynamics in the History of Religions, Volume 5 : Religions and Trade : Religious Formation, Transformation and Cross-Cultural Exchange Between East and West. Leiden, NLD: BRILL, 2013. (NYUBGC )

Franz Grenet, Pénélope Riboud and Yang Junkai, “Zoroastrian Scenes On A Newly Discovered Sogdian Tomb In Xi’an Northern China,” Studia Iranica 33, 2004, pp. 273-284.

Ann C. Gunter and Paul Jett, Ancient Iranian Metalwork in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the Freer Gallery of Art(Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1992).

Prudence Harper, Silver Vessels of the Sasanian Period, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1981. MMA  

Härtel, Herbert, and Marianne Yaldiz, Along the Ancient Silk Routes: Central Asian Art from the West Berlin State Museums. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1982. MMA

Lukonin, Vladimir, and Ivanov, Anatoly. Temporis : Central Asian Art. New York, NY, USA: Parkstone International, 2012. (NYU | BGC)

Marshak, Boris. “The Archaeology of Sogdiana,” in The Silk Road Foundation Newsletter, Vol. 1, No. 2 (December 2003).

Marshak, Boris. Sogdiiskoe serebro. Ocherki po vostochnoi torevtike (Moscow: Izd-vo “Nauka”: Gl. red. vostochn. lit-ry, 1971)

[Sogdian Silver, available in Russian and English translation with illustrations here]

Rose, Jenny. “The Sogdians: Prime Movers Between Boundaries,” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) Volume 30, Number 3: 410-419

Rose, Jenny. I. B. Tauris Introductions to Religion : Zoroastrianism : An Introduction. London, GBR: I.B. Tauris, 2011. (NYU | BGC)

de la Vaissière, Étienne, “Sogdians in China: A Short History and Some New Discoveries,” in The Silk Road Foundation Newsletter, Vol. 1, No. 2 (December 2003)

Mariko Namba Walter, “Sogdians and Buddhism,” Sino-Platonic Papers 174 (November 2006).
Watt, James C. Y., and Anne E. Wardwell, with an essay by Morris Rossabi, When Silk Was Gold: Central Asian and Chinese Textiles. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1997. MMA


Russian Film with Judith Lerner sighting at 6:10


101 Years of Research in the Oasis of Buhara – March 11

B.D. Kochnev Memorial Seminar in Central Asian and Middle Eastern Numismatics – March 12

Rostovtzeff Lectures at ISAW

Digital Exhibitions

From the Freer|Sackler

3D Reconstruction of Funerary Bed

Closer to Van Eyck