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Ai confini della Sogdiana

I bacini dell’alto Zaravšan e dello Yaghnob nell’VIII secolo

Paolo Ognibene    Alma Mater Studiorum, Università di Bologna, Italia    



In the northern region of Tajikistan called Sugd lives a population speaking a language closely related to Sogdian. This people is called ‘Yaghnobi’ and takes its name from the river that runs through the valley. In a series of expeditions of the Italian ethnolinguistic and archeological mission in Tajikistan (2007-2012), we have investigated the relationship between the Yaghnobis and the Sogdians and the political-economic situation of the upper Zaravšan and Yaghnob basins in the eight century AD.

keywords: Yaghnobis. Sogdians. Zaravšan. Yaghnob. Matcha. Hissorak.

Language: it

Submitted: March 19, 2019   Accepted: July 29, 2019   Published: Oct. 17, 2019  
permalink: http://doi.org/10.30687/978-88-6969-340-3/006

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