Preliminary account on the identification and deciphering of the Caucasian Albanian text discovered on the Mount Sinai. Zaza Alexidze

   In 1996, in the monastery of St. Catherine on Mt. Sinai were found Georgian manuscripts with the Albanian text (N/Sin-13, N/Sin-50) on the lower layer. The Albanian text represents a Lectionary that is a basic part of the Holy liturgy. Lectionary is a collection of the Liturgical Lessons read throughout a year and it mainly consists of the readings from the Old and New Testaments.

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Inimitable nature of cult architecture of Caucasian Albania. Sabina Hajiyeva

     Azerbaijan is fairly referred to as a country abound in peculiar museum exhibits. Indeed, there is hardly a region worldover to preserve such a great quantity of the works of art and material culture (1, p.5).Over the long period of time, Azerbaijan has been reputed as an exclusively Muslim country with monuments of that period, strewn about various parts of the region. However, one cannot forget that Islam took root here just in the 8-9 centuries,while in the preceeding periods there consecutively, in close interaction developed Mazdaizm,

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Some anthropological materials on the transformation of the peoples of Caucasian Albania.Ulduz Gashimova

          The formation of the nation is a complex and many – sided process. To explore it, joint efforts of not only historians, ethnographers, archaeologists, linguists but anthropologists are required  as well. The role of anthropology in the exploration of ethnogenesis is accounted for by the fact that the history of nation formation, to a marked degree, finds its parallels in anthropological peculiarities.

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