James R. Russell

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James R. Russell
Sexo mascule
Nascentia 1953 (New York)
Residentia Fresno, California
Nationalitate USA
Citatania Statos Unite de America
Educate in Universitate Oxonian, Columbia University, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London[*]
Occupation historico[*]
Cognoscite pro Erudito de Armenia e le Medie Est, Professor a Harvard University, autor
Lingua anglese
Identificatores
ISNI 0000 0001 1033 0677
VIAF 113806820

James Robert Russell (nate octobre 1953) es un erudito e professor in le Studios del Medie Est ancian e medieval, in particular Iran e Armenia. Ille publicava extensivemente in jornales e scribeva plure libros.

Ille es le Mashtots Professor de Studios Armenie a Harvard University, e sede in le committee executive del Centro Davis pro Studios Russian e Eurasian.[1]

In July, 2016, Russell ha devenite semi-retirate e cambiate su residentia a Fresno, California.[2]

Biographia[modificar | modificar fonte]

  • Vita jovene e education

Russell ha nascite in New York City ubi ille cresceva in le quartiero Washington Heights. Ille es judee: le ascendentia de su matre eta Sephardic e lo de su patre Ashkenazic. Ille era educate in New York City al Bronx High School of Science e a Columbia University [B.A. summa cum laude 1974], e depost in Anglaterra a Oxford University [B.Litt. 1977], sub le armenologistas eminent Nina Garsoïan e Charles Dowsett. Ille studiava a Oxford como le recipiente de un Kellett Fellowship premiate a su graduation de Columbia.

Ille ganiava su Ph.D. al University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), sub le direction de Dr. Mary Boyce. Su thesis in 1982 pro su Ph.D. era super le subjecto de "Zoroastrianismo in Armenia" e depost era publicate per le Harvard University Press.

  • Professional

Tosto post finir su Ph.D. ille inseniava a Columbia University in le Departmento de Linguas e Culturas del Medie Est. Depost ille ha devenite un Lady Davis Professor al Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Un poc depost ille era apunctate al Professorato Mashtots in Armenian Studies in le Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Department a Harvard University, que ille occupava desde 1993. Ille alsi insenia in rango late de subjectos, includente seminarios pro freshmen (studentes in lor prime anno al collegio) super litteratura, religiones comparative, e culturas.[3] Dr. Russell servi in le committee executive del Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies a Harvard University. Ille inseniava e lecturava in Armenia, India, e Iran, e al Instituto Oriental del Academia Russe de Scientias e Universitate Statal de Saint Petersburg. Ille era le Government Fellowship Lecturer al Cama Institute in Mumbai, India.[4]

Russell era descripte como "Un figura complexe... (qui) resiste classification facile e non es un estraniero a controversia: injuriate e per Turcos e per Armenios." [5]

Ille era interviewate como um experto e erudito in le programmas documentari de The History Channel's includente Angels: Good or Evil.[6]

Ille lecturava re Soteriologia in le Route de Seda pro le Serie de Lecturas re Buddhismo del University of Toronto in October 2005, e organizava e presideva al symposio international in le mesme mense pro commemorar e 1600e anniversario de Mesrop Mashtots, inventator del alphabeto armenie. Ille scribeva re, traduceva, e analysava le aspectos esoteric, mystic, e spiritual del obra del scriptor medieval Krikor Narekatsi (Gregorio de Narek)), e scribeva articulos numerose pro le Encyclopædia Iranica. Ille contribueva al magazine New Leader.

In selection de 91 de su articulos in jornales erudite son collegite in su linro, Armenian and Iranian Studies.

  • Vita personal

Professor Russell es le filio de Dr. Charlotte Sananes Russell,[7] un Professor Emerita de Chimia e Biochimia al City College of New York, Joseph Brooke Russell, un advocato e arbitrator in New York.[8] His grandfather, Sidney A. Russell, was a founder and president of Russell & Russell, publisher of out-of-print scholarly books.[9]

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Bibliographia Partial[modificar | modificar fonte]

Libros[modificar | modificar fonte]

Articulos erudite[modificar | modificar fonte]

  • "Problematic Snake Children of Armenia", REArm 25, 1994–1995, pp. 77–96
  • "On Mysticism and Esotericism amongst the Zoroastrians", Iranian Studies 26.1-2, 1993, pp. 73–94
  • "The Mother of All Heresies: A Late Mediaeval Armenian Text on the Yushkaparik, REArm 24, 1993, pp. 273-293
  • "The Armenian Shrines of the Black Youth (t'ux manuk)", Le Muséon 111.3-4, 1998, pp. 319-343
  • "Polyphemos Armenios", REArm 26, 1996-1997, pp. 25-38
  • "An Epic for the Borderlands: Zariadris of Sophene, Aslan the Rebel, Digenes Akrites, and the Mythologem of Alcestis in Armenia", Armenian Tsopk/Kharpert, R. Hovannisian, ed., Costa Mesa, California: Mazda, 1998, pp. 147-183
  • "Ezekiel and Iran", Irano-Judaica V, Shaul Shaked and Amnon Netzer, eds., Jerusalem: Ben-Zri Institute, 2003, pp. 1-15
  • "Scythians and Avesta in an Armenian Vernacular Paternoster", Le Muséon 110.1-2, 1997, pp. 91-114.
  • "The Name of Zoroaster in Armenian", Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies 2, 1985-1986, pp. 3-10
  • "Zoroastrianism as the State Religion of Ancient Iran", Journal of the K. R. Cama Oriental Institute 53, Bombay, 1986, pp. 74-142
  • "A Parthian Bhagavad Gîtâ and its Echoes", From Byzantium to Iran: Armenian Studies in Honour of Nina Garsoian, J.-P. Mahé, R. Thomson, eds., Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1996, pp. 17-35
  • "A Manichaean Apostolic Mission to Armenia?", Proceedings of the Third European Conference of Iranian Studies, 1, N. Sims-Williams, ed., Wiesbaden: L. Reichert, 1998, pp. 21-26
  • "A Scholium on Coleridge and an Armenian Demon", JSAS 10, 1998-99, 2000, pp. 63-71
  • "God is Good: On Tobit and Iran", Iran and the Caucasus 5, Tehran, 2001, pp. 1-6
  • "The Magi in the Derveni Papyrus", Nâme-ye Irân-e Bâstân 1.1, Tehran, 2001, pp. 49-59
  • "Zoroastrianism and the Northern Qi Panels", Zoroastrian Studies Newsletter, Bombay, 1994
  • "Truth Is What the Eye Can See: Armenian Manuscripts and Armenian Spirituality", Treasures in Heaven: Armenian Art, Religion, and Society, T. Mathews, R. Wieck, eds., New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1998, pp. 147-162
  • "Sages and Scribes at the Courts of Ancient Iran", The Sage in Israel and the Ancient Near East, J. Gammie, L. Perdue, eds., Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 1990, pp. 141-146
  • "Kartîr and Mânî: a Shamanistic Model of Their Conflict", Iranica Varia: Papers in Honor of Professor Ehsan Yarshater, Acta Iranica 30, Leiden: Brill, 1990, pp. 180-193
  • "Zoroastrian Elements in the Book of Esther", Irano-Judaica II, S. Shaked, A. Netzer, eds., Jerusalem, 1990, pp. 33-40
  • "A Poem of Grigor Narekac'i", REArm 19, 1985, pp. 435-439
  • "On St. Grigor Narekatsi, His Sources and His Contemporaries", Armenian Review 41, 2-162, 1988, pp. 59-65
  • "Two Notes on Biblical Tradition and Native Epic in the 'Book of Lamentation' of St. Grigor Narekac'i", REArm 22, 1990-1991, pp. 135-145
  • "Virtue and Its Own Reward: The 38th Meditation of the Book of Lamentations of St. Grigor Narekatsi", Raft 1991, pp. 25-30
  • "Armenian Spirituality: Liturgical Mysticism and Chapter 33 of the Book of Lamentation of St. Grigor Narekac'i", REArm 26, 1996–1997, pp. 427–439
  • Representative articles in the Encyclopædia Iranica:
    • Religion of Armenia
    • BEHDEN, Zoroastrianism or its adherents
    • BOZPAYIT, Body of Zoroastrian teachings in Sasanian period
    • BURIAL iii., Zoroastrian burial practices
    • CAMA Kharshedji Rustamji, Parsi Zoroastrian scholar and community leader, India, 19th
    • CEDRENUS Georgius, Byzentine historian dealing with Zoroaster, 12th
    • Christianity in pre-Islamic Persia, literary sources
    • AÙAR˜EAN, Linguist, Armenian, 19th 20th
    • ATRUˆAN, Fire temple, a Parthian loanword in Armenian
    • ÙAÚDOR ii., Veil, among Zoroastrians and Parsis
    • AÚL, Child-stealing demon
    • ANUˆAWAN, Legendary king of Armenia
    • ARA the Beautiful, Mythical king of Armenia
    • ARLEZ, Armenian term for a supernatural creature
    • ARTAXIAS I, Founder of Artaxiad dynasty in Armenia, 2nd BC
    • AÛDAHAÚ iv., Dragon in Armenia
    • BAAT ii., Family head of ˆaharu@n^, Armenian dynasty, 4th
    • BÈNAMAÚZÈ i., Menstruant woman, Zoroastrian concept for ritual
    • BURDAR, Armenian proper name for a Persian nobleman, 4th
    • CUPBEARER, Ancient Armenian function of a courtier

Ligamines externe[modificar | modificar fonte]

Referentias[modificar | modificar fonte]

  1. Executive Committee, Davis Center
  2. "Lecture Announcement: James R. Russell: And the Book Was Not Consumed: The Forty Days of Musa Dagh and the Nazi Holocaust", Berkeley Events, University of California, Berkeley, October 27, 2016
  3. Kavulla, Travis, "A Small Niche for Great Books: An Armenian Studies professor’s lonely accomplishment in general education", Harvard Crimson, Friday, January 20, 2006
  4. Professor James R. Russell's page at Harvard University
  5. Sanders, Gabriel, "Reluctantly Thrust Into Spotlight, Armenia Scholar Becomes Equal Opportunity Offender", The Forward, October 10, 2007
  6. "Angels: Good or Evil" Patrono:Webarchive, The History Channel, TV documentary, originally aired May 10, 2003. Patrono:IMDb title
  7. Faculty Page: Professor Charlotte S. Russell - Chemistry Department, City College of New York.
  8. "Profile for Joseph Russell"Patrono:Dead link, Alumni Association of Lafayette High School, Brooklyn, New York. "Graduated in Jan. '43, age 15, worked in factories and on farm to 17, Naval Aviation '44-'46, BA '50, JD '52 Columbia; Law practice to retirement in '88 from CBS Law Dept. Married 12/47 to Charlotte Sananes, New Utrecht HS grad. Jan. '43, BA summa cum laude Brooklyn Coll. '46, MA '47, PhD '51, Columbia, now professor emerita, CCNY. ... Retired lawyer/judge, part-time Hearing Examiner for NYC Health Dept."
  9. "Genealogy: Sidney A. Russell". geni.com