Yury Arzhanov

Yury Arzhanov graduated from the St.-Petersburg University, where he also received a Ph. D. in Oriental Studies in 2004. He has received additional education in the field of Christian Oriental Studies at the universities of Tübingen and Halle in Germany. His research interests concern the Late Antique Syriac translations of Greek popular philosophy, especially the Syriac gnomological collections.

Publications

The Syriac Old Testament Pseudepigrapha: Apocryphal Psalms of David, 2nd Apocalypse of Baruch, Syriac Sentences of Menander. Russian Translation with a Commentary by Y. Arzhanov. St. Petersburg 2011 (in Russian).

Miscellanea Orientalia Christiana: Восточнохристианское разнообразие. Ed. by N. Seleznyov and Y. Arzhanov. Russian State University for the Humanities; Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Moskau, 2014.

Articles

"Zeugnisse über Kontakte zwischen Juden und Christen im vorislamischen Arabien", in: Oriens Christianus, 92 (2008): 79–93.

"Syrische Quellen zur Geschichte des Christentums und des Judentums im vorislamischen Südarabien", in: Syrien im 1.–7. Jahrhundert nach Christus. Hg. v. D. Bumazhnov und H. R. Seeliger. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2011. S. 57–63.

"Eine syrische Sammlung der Sentenzen von Diogenes, Sokrates, Plato und Aristoteles", in: Simvol 61: Syriaca • Arabica • Iranica. Paris/Moskau, 2012. S. 238–257.

"Abstieg in die Hölle eigener Seele im „Buch des Heiligen Hierotheos“ ", in: „Sehnsucht nach der Hölle“. Höllen- und Unterweltsvorstellungen in Orient und Okzident. Hg. v. Jürgen Tubach u. a. Studies in Oriental Religions. Ed. by Karl Hoheisel and Wassilios Klein. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2012.

"The Arabic version of the Syriac gnomologies “On the Soul” by Mubaššir b. Fātik", in: Christianskij Vostok 6 (XII) N.S. (2013), 312–322.

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