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Ancient Iran: Middle Persian Language

References to Old Persian, Middle Persian and Elamite languages and related culture.

Middle Persian Dictionaries and Glossaries

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Abramian, R. A. (Rafik Ashotovich) Pekhleviisko-persidsko-armiano-russko-angliiskii slovar. Erevan, Mitk, 1965. Call #= PK6177 .P4

Bahrami, I. (Ihsan). Farhang-i vazhahha-yi Avistai. Dictionary of the Avesta. [Tehran?] : Nashr-i Balkh, 1369 [1990]. Call #= PK6107 .B34 1990

Bailey, H. W. (Harold Walter), 1899-. Dictionary of Khotan Saka. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1979. Call #= PK6199.8.Z5 B3

Farahvashi, Bahram. Farhang-i Pahlavi. Tihran : Intisharat-i Danishgah-i Tihran, 1352 [1973]. Call #= PK6177.P4 F37 1973

Hoshangji Jamaspji Asa. An Old Zand-Pahlavi glossary. Osnabruck, Biblio Verlag, 1973. Call #= PK6107 .F3 1867a

Kasaev, A. M. Osetinsko-russkii slovar. Vladikavkaz : Severo-Osetinskii in-t gumanitarnykh issledovanii, 1993. Call #= PK6956 .O83 1993

MacKenzie, D. N. A concise Pahlavi dictionary. London, New York, Oxford University Press, 1971. Call #= PK6177.E5 M3

Mills, Lawrence Heyworth, 1837-1918. A dictionary of the Gathic language of the Zend Avesta. New York : AMS Press, 1977. Call #= PK6106 .M55 1913a

Middle Persian Grammars

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Beekes, R. S. P. (Robert Stephen Paul). A grammar of Gatha-Avestan. Leiden ; New York : Brill, 1988. Call #= PK6102 .B44 1988

Brunner, Christopher J. A syntax of western Middle Iranian. Delmar, N.Y. : Caravan Books, 1977. Call #= PK6163 .B7

Emmerick, R. E. Saka grammatical studies. London, New York [etc.] Oxford U.P., 1968 Call #= P911 .E4 1968

Gauthiot, Robert, 1876-1916. Essai de grammaire sogdienne. Paris, Geuthner, 1914-1923. Call #= P921 .G38 1914

Gershevitch, Ilya. A grammar of Manichean Sogdian. Oxford, B. Blackwell, 1954. Call#= P921 .G4 1954

Gertsenberg, L. G. (Leonard Georgievich). Khotano-saksii iazyk. Moskva, Nauka; Glav. red. vostochnoi lit-ry, 1965. Call #= P911.K5 G4

Jackson, A. V. Williams (Abraham Valentine Williams), 1862-1937. An Avesta grammar in comparison with Sanskrit and The Avestan alphabet and its transcription. New York : AMS Press, [1975] Call #= PK6103 .J23 1975

Junaydi, Faridun. Namah-i Pahlavani. [Tehran] : Bunyad-i Nishabur, 1360- [1981- ] Call #= PK6151 .J86 1981

Misra, Satya Swarup. The Avestan : a historical and comparative grammar. Varanasi : Chaukhambha Orientalia, 1979. Call #= PK6103 .M5

Rashid Muhassil, Muhammad Taqi. Dar amadi bar dastur-i zaban-i Avistayi. Tihran : Intisharat-i Karyan, 1364 [1985] Call #= PK6104 .R37 1985

Reichelt, Hans, 1877-. Awestisches elementarbuch. Heidelberg, C. Winter, 1909. Call #= PK6103 .R4

Zalemann, Karl Germanovich, 1849-1916. A Middle-Persian grammar. [Seattle, Wash.? : University of Washington Libraries?, 1986?] Call #= PK6151 .S2413 1986

Middle Persian Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.

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Bahar, Mehrdad. Vazhihnamah-i Guzidahha-yi Zadasparam. [Teheran : Bunyad-i Farhang-i Iran], 1351 [1972]. Call #= PK6197.Z3 B32 1972

Mengal, Mir Aqil K. A Persian-Pahlavi, Balochi vocabulary. Quetta : Balochi Academy, [1990?-. Call #= PK6375 .M45 1990

An old Pahlavi-Pazand glossary / ed. with an alphabetical index by Destur Hoshangji Jamaspji Asa ; rev. and enlarged, with An introductory essay on the Pahlavi language / by Martin Haug Osnabruck : Biblio-Verlag, 1973 Call #= PK6148 .F7 1870a

Razi, Hashim. Farhang-i namha-yi Avista. [Tehran] : Sazman-i Intisharat-i Furuhar, 1346 [1967]. Call #= PK6107 .R38 1967

Vahman, Faridun. Vazah-namah-i Arta-yi Viraz Namak. [Tihran] : Bunyad-i Farhang-i Iran, [2535 i.e. 1976]. Call #= PK6160 .V34

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