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An uncivilized empire – Xuanzang on Persia

Deeg, Max ORCID: 2022. An uncivilized empire – Xuanzang on Persia. Mikkelsen, Gunner B. and Parry, Ken, eds. Byzantium to China: Religion, History and Culture on the Silk Roads: Studies in the Honour of Samuel N.C. Lieu, Vol. 1. Texts and Studies in Eastern Christianity, vol. 25. Leiden, Boston: Brill, pp. 115-131.

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The article presents and discusses the references to Persia or Iran in Xuanzang's 'Record of the Western Regions' (7th cent. AD) and contextualizes this information in the wider Chinese and Central Asian historical context.

Item Type: Book Section
Status: Published
Schools: History, Archaeology and Religion
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BQ Buddhism
D History General and Old World > DS Asia
Publisher: Brill
ISBN: 9789004434608
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2023 11:30

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