Class Plan

  • Guest lecture by Aleksandr Naymark, Professor of Fine Arts, Design, Art History, Hofstra University

Readings

Aleksandr Naymark, “Return to Varakhsha,” The Silk Road Foundation Newsletter, vol. 1, issue 2 (December, 2003).

Aleksandr Naymark. “Seleucid Coinage of Samarqand?” Journal of the Oriental Numismatic Society, no. 221 (2014): 16–20. (BGC|NYU)

Nicholas Sims-Williams, “The Sogdian Merchants in China and India,” in Cina e Iran da Alessandro Magno alla dinastia Tang, ed. A. Cadonna & L. Lanciotti (Florence: Leo S. Olschki Editore, 1996), pp. 45-67. (BGC|NYU)

Assignments

Theme Proposal due.

Theme Proposals