Proceedings 2000

Life and Afterlife & Apocalyptic Concepts in the Altaic World. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Permanent International Altaistic Conference (PIAC), Château Pietersheim, Belgium, September, 3 – 8, 2000. Edited by Michael Knüppel and Alois van Tongeloo. (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2011). 163 pp. ISBN: 978-3-447-06591-7. (Tunguso-Sibirica, 31).

Contents

Preface    7
Aloïs van Tongerloo: Willi Bang-[Kaup] (1869-1934) und Charles de Harlez de Deulin (1832-1899)    9–16
Roger Finch: Distribution of the ‘Shaman’s drum’ or single-headed frame drum    17–43
Shamil F. Muchamedjarov, Elena A. Antonova: Willi Bang-Kaup und die russische Orientalistik am Ende des XIX. und zu Beginn des XX. Jahrhunderts    45–50
İsmail Parlatır: La vie et la mort dans la poésie turque de la deuxième moitie du XIXе siècle    51–53
Giovanni Stary: The development of Manchu shamanic studies from Charles De Harlez till present times (2000)    55–61
Maria Magdolna Tatár: Pure souls and evil demons. Towards a Christian terminology in Mongolian    63–76
Sarolta Tatár: The iconography of the Karakorum fountain    77–105
Edward Tryjarski: Two Prayers of an Armenian Alchemist from Lvov    107–121
Alexander Vovin: A modest proposal on the decipherment of the Khitan-Jurchen bilingual text of 1134 (the Langjun inscription)    123–130
Hartmut Walravens: A controversy about Manchu grammar in 1894    131–141
Peter Zieme: Buddhistische Unterweltsberichte – alttürkische Varianten aus der Turfan-Oase    143–163