This volume presents the collected studies of Edmond Schütz, the leading Hungarian Armenologist of his time. It is comprised of 16 individual articles, 4 in German and the rest in English, which are organized into relevant categories. Part I: Armeno Kipchak Studies includes 7 articles concerning the culture and history of the Armenian diaspora in Crimea, especially their dialect of Kipchak written in Armenian script. The 4 articles of Part II: Linguistic Studies largely focus on the analysis of loanwords between Armenian and a variety of other languages. The book concludes with Part III: Historical Studies, containing 5 articles which cover topics ranging from conflicts between the Mongols and Mamluks to the origins of the Tat ethnic group. In its entirety, this collection Professor Schütz's scholarship provides the reader with an impressive depth and breadth of information on Armenian diasporic communities. This volume includes a preface written by Denis Sinor.
Preface by Denis Sinor Part I: Armeno-Kipchak Studies I: On the Transcription of Armeno-Kipchak II: An Armenian-Kipchak Document of 1640 from Lvov and its Background in Armenia and in the Diaspora III: An Armeno-Kipchak Print from Lvov (A.D. 1618) IV: Armeno-Kipchak Texts from Lvov (A.D. 1618) V: Re-Armenisation and Lexikon. From Armeno-Kipchak Back to Armenian VI: Armeno-Kiptschakische Ehekontrakte und Testamente aus dem XVI. Jahrhundert VII: Armeno-Kiptschakisch und die Krim Part II: Linguistic Studies VIII: Tangsur in Armenia IX: The Turkish Loanwords in Simeon Lehaci's Travel Accounts X: Könige und Eidechsen. (Bemerkungen zum Fortleben des ungarischen Wortes király 'König' in kiptschakischen Sprachen XI: Bulgaro-Turkic Term – Hungarian Horsemanship Part III: Historical Studies XII: Eine armenische Chronik aus Kaffa, aus der ersten Hälfte des XVII. Jahrhunderts XIII: The Tat People in the Crimea XIV: Tetal in Chapter 50 of the Chronicle of Sebeos XV: The Stages of Armenian Settlements in the Crimea XVI: The Decisive Motives of Tatar Failure in the Ilkhanid-Mamluk Fights in the Holy Land Index
Indiana University can be commended for the publication of this volume. It allows readers access to the authoritative and scholarly work of Schütz on a fascinating field at the juncture of the Armenian, Turkic and Slavic worlds.~Hovann Simonian, Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 62, no. 3.