Aleksandr Boldyrev

Boldyrev, Aleksandr Nikolaevich

 

Born May 16 (29), 1909, in St. Petersburg. Soviet orientalist.

Boldyrev graduated from the oriental department of Leningrad State University in 1931 and is a professor there. He has been head of the Iranian philology subdepartment of the oriental department of Leningrad University since 1950. His works deal with the history of Persian-Tadzhik classical literature, medieval writings in Persian and Tadzhik, and folklore. He prepared and published the critical texts The History of Badakhshan (1959) and Badaidin al-Waqaay of Zain-al-din al-Wasifi.

WORKS

“Tezkire Khasana Nisori kak novyi istochnik dlia izucheniiakul’turnoi zhizni v Srednei Azii SVI v.” Tr. otdela istorii kul’tury i iskusstva Vostoka, 1940, vol. 3.
“Alisher Navoi v rasskazakh sovremennikov.” In the collection Alisher Navoi. Moscow-Leningrad, 1946.
Zainaddin Vasifi: Opyt tvorcheskoi biografii. Dushanbe, 1957.

CH. BAIBURDI

References in classic literature ?
He has died and come alive again thirteen times, and traveled under a new name every time: Smith, Jones, Robinson, Jackson, Peters, Haskins, Merlin -- a new alias every time he turns up.
Anxious as ever to avoid discovery, I had before resolved to assume an ALIAS.
I said that Christine Daae's abductor was the Angel of Music, ALIAS the Opera ghost, and that the real name was.
This dreadful threat had the desired effect, and through the two remaining fields the three pair of small legs trotted on without any serious interruption, notwithstanding a small pond full of tadpoles, alias "bullheads," which the lads looked at wistfully.
Send the warrant round to me, and I’ll put in an alias,” cried Hiram, from behind his cover.
Hawkins, alias Williams, 34, married, Shelbourne, Nova Scotia.
In a moment all doubts were at rest, for the old hag had rushed in and touched Umbopa, alias Ignosi, on the shoulder.
Her brother John, alias Master Murray, was about eleven when I came: a fine, stout, healthy boy, frank and good-natured in the main, and might have been a decent lad had he been properly educated; but now he was as rough as a young bear, boisterous, unruly, unprincipled, untaught, unteachable--at least, for a governess under his mother's eye.
My luck seemed to be returning to me; and I began to feel more than hopeful of really discovering my beloved Alicia at Crickgelly, under the alias of Miss Giles.
I don't doubt that Sir Jervis Redwood is the earthly alias which he finds convenient--but I stick to that first impression which appeared to surprise you.
And Fatty, alias Percival Delaney, a grotesque of manhood, put his bulgy hand to his puffed lips and kissed audibly into the starry vault of the sky.
That's neither here nor there, though; but Lidia--I'm very fond of her, but she has a screw loose somewhere--has lost her heart to this Landau now, and nothing is settled now in her house or Alexey Alexandrovitch's without him, and so your sister's fate is now in the hands of Landau, alias Count Bezzubov.