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Beckwith, Christopher I. 1945-

Overview
Works: 36 works in 158 publications in 4 languages and 6,256 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Academic theses 
Roles: Author, Editor, Director
Classifications: DS329.4, 958
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Christopher I Beckwith
Empires of the Silk Road : a history of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the present by Christopher I Beckwith( Book )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prologue: The hero and his friends -- The chariot warriors -- The royal Scythians -- Between Roman and Chinese legions -- The age of Attila the Hun -- The Türk empire -- The Silk Road, revolution, and collapse -- The Vikings and Cathay -- Chinggis Khan and the Mongol conquests -- Central Eurasians ride to a European sea -- The road is closed -- Eurasia without a center -- Central Eurasia reborn -- Epilogue: The Barbarians -- Appendix A: The Proto-Indo-Europeans and their diaspora -- Appendix B: Ancient Central Eurasian ethnonyms
The Tibetan Empire in central Asia : a history of the struggle for great power among Tibetans, Turks, Arabs, and Chinese during the early Middle Ages by Christopher I Beckwith( Book )

21 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warriors of the cloisters : the Central Asian origins of science in the medieval world by Christopher I Beckwith( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this provocative book, Christopher I. Beckwith traces how the recursive argument method was first developed by Buddhist scholars and was spread by them throughout ancient Central Asia. He shows how the method was adopted by Islamic Central Asian natural philosphers - most importantly by Avicenna, one of the most brilliant of all medieval thinkers - and transmitted to the West when Avicenna's works were translated into Latin in Spain in the twelfth century by the Jewish philosopher Ibn Dā'ūd and others. -- Book jacket
Koguryo, the language of Japan's continental relatives : an introduction to the historical-comparative study of the Japanese Koguryoic languages with a preliminary description of Archaic northeastern Middle Chinese by Christopher I Beckwith( Book )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Korean and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Medieval Tibeto-Burman languages by International Association for Tibetan Studies( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While providing unique and detailed information on early Tibeto-Burman languages and their contact and relationship to other languages, this book at the same time sets out to establish a field of Tibeto-Burman comparative-historical linguistics based on the classical Indo-European model. The volume includes six papers on Tangut, three on Tibetan and one each on the languages Mon, Burmese, Lepcha, Pyu, Nam, and Yi. Building a bridge between linguistic and literary research the range of studies treats phonology, decipherment, literature and religion
Phoronyms : classifiers, class nouns, and the pseudopartitive construction by Christopher I Beckwith( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval Tibeto-Burman languages II : PIATS 2003: Tibetan studies : proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Oxford, 2003 by International Association for Tibetan Studies( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek Buddha : Pyrrho's encounter with early Buddhism in Central Asia by Christopher I Beckwith( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book shows how Buddhism shaped the philosophy of Pyrrho, the famous founder of Pyrrhonian scepticism in ancient Greece. Identifying Pyrrho's basic teachings with those of Early Buddhism, Christopher I. Beckwith traces the origins of a major tradition in Greek philosophy to Gandhara, a country in Central Asia and northwestern India. Pyrrho of Elis accompanied Alexander the Great to Central Asia and India during the Graeco-Macedonian invasion and conquest of the Persian Empire in 334-324 BC, and while there met with teachers of Early Buddhism, a philosophy that Beckwith analyzes in depth
Silver on lapis : Tibetan literary culture and history( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval Tibeto-Burman languages III : PIATS 2006 : Tibetan Studies : proceedings of the Eleventh Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Königswinter 2006 by Medieval Tibeto-Burman Languages Symposium( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval Tibeto-Burman languages : PIATS 2000 : Tibetan studies : proceedings of the Ninth Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Leiden 2000 by Medieval Tibeto-Burman Languages Symposium( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tubo zai Zhong Ya : Zhong gu zao qi Tubo, Tujue, Dashi, Tang chao zheng duo shi by Christopher I Beckwith( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Chinese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the early medieval Chinese, Latin and Tibetan historical sources on pre-imperial Tibet by Christopher I Beckwith( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes critical texts, with English translations and commentaries, of texts from Ammianus Marcellinus' Res gest, the Bei shi, the Sui shu, and the Old Tibetan chronicle
Medieval Tibeto-Burman languages : PIATS 2000 : Tibetan Studies : proceedings of the Ninth Seminar of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, Leiden 2000 by Medieval Tibeto-Burman Languages Symposium( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silver on Lapis : Tibetan Literary Culture and History : the Tibet Society Twentieth Anniversary Celebration Volume( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the early medieval Chinese, Latin and Tibetan industrial sources on pre-imperial Tibet by Christopher I Beckwith( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes critical texts, with English translations and commentaries, of texts from Ammianus Marcellinus' Res gestae, the Pei shih, the Shi shu, and the Old Tibetan Chronicle
İpek yolu imparatorlukları : bronz çağı'ndan günümüze Orta Asya tarihi by Christopher I Beckwith( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Turkish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Introduction of Greek medicine into Tibet in the seventh and eighth centuries by Christopher I Beckwith( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PIATS 2006: Tibetan studies( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Empires of the Silk Road : a history of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the present
Alternative Names
Bai, Guisi 1945-

Christopher Beckwith

Christopher I. Beckwith US-amerikanischer Tibetologe, Sinologe und Turkuloge, Professor fr Central Eurasian Studies an der Indiana University

Pekwidŭ, C. I. 1945-

Pekwidŭ, C. I. (Christopher I.), 1945-

벡위드, C. I. 1945-

벡위드, C. I. (Christopher I.), 1945-

크리스토퍼 벡위드

白桂思

白桂思 1945-

Languages
English (138)

Korean (2)

Chinese (1)

Turkish (1)

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The Tibetan Empire in central Asia : a history of the struggle for great power among Tibetans, Turks, Arabs, and Chinese during the early Middle AgesKoguryo, the language of Japan's continental relatives : an introduction to the historical-comparative study of the Japanese Koguryoic languages with a preliminary description of Archaic northeastern Middle ChineseMedieval Tibeto-Burman languagesPhoronyms : classifiers, class nouns, and the pseudopartitive constructionMedieval Tibeto-Burman languages II : PIATS 2003: Tibetan studies : proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Oxford, 2003Medieval Tibeto-Burman languages : PIATS 2000 : Tibetan studies : proceedings of the Ninth Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Leiden 2000Medieval Tibeto-Burman languages : PIATS 2000 : Tibetan Studies : proceedings of the Ninth Seminar of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, Leiden 2000