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Khan uiguri del regno di Qočo (850-1250) nelle fonti di Turfan

Andrea Piras    

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This article firstly deals with a general survey of the Turkic-Iranian relationships, from the VI century onwards, by the point of view of epigraphic evidences and sparse linguistic references within the Indo-Iranian borderlands and Central Asia. Secondly, it focuses on Turkic words (onomastic, epithets, titles) recorded in Middle Persian texts of the Manichean religion, in order to highlight the cultural contacts between the Uighur newcomers of the Qočo kingdom and the local population, both sharing common religious beliefs such as Manichaeism and Buddhism. Given the Manichaean faith of the Uighur élites, the Middle Persian Manichaean texts show an appreciation of the Turkic rulership, attested by the panegyrical tone of many compositions dedicated to the khans and their entourages.

Pubblicato
17 Ottobre 2019
Accettato
29 Luglio 2019
Presentato
19 Marzo 2019
Lingua
IT
ISBN (PRINT)
978-88-6969-341-0
ISBN (EBOOK)
978-88-6969-340-3

Keywords: Middle Persian TextsTurkish-Iranian contactsManichaeismBuddhismUighur titles

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