[INDOLOGY] Russian 14 cent. Birchbark MSS from Novgorod

Ingo Strauch ingo.strauch at fu-berlin.de
Mon Oct 20 08:11:42 EDT 2014


Do you think, there aren't enough birch trees in Russia?

Am 20.10.14 14:02, schrieb Dominik Wujastyk:
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> http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/10/19/world/europe/where-mud-is-archaeological-gold-russian-history-grew-on-trees.html?referrer=
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> etched?  Doesn't seem likely, and doesn't look like it in the photo.  
> Kashmir was a major source of birchbark at this period.  Could the 
> Novgorod scrolls be on bark from Kashmir?
> Dominik Wujastyk, from Android phone.
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