MILLER, Boris Vsevolodovič

MILLER, Boris Vsevolodovič. Moscow 31.10.(12.11.)1877 — Moscow 6.8.1956. Russian Scholar of Iranian History. Son of —> V. F. Miller. Graduated 1899 from Juridical Faculty, Moscow, and 1903 from Lazarevskij Institut. In 1903-17 in diplomatic service in Iran, Turkey and Morocco. In 1917-19 worked in Caucasian Dept. of Russian Museum in Petrograd, in 1919-21 in Kazan Museum. In 1921-41 taught at Oriental Institute and Military Academy in Moscow and in 1943-53 at Philological Faculty of Moscow University. In 1922-28 naučnyj sotrudnik in Muzej narodovedenija, Caucasian and Central Asian Department, in 1924-56 at Linguistic Inst. of Soviet Academy. Dr. filol. nauk 1939, Professor 1935. In the 1920s wrote about comparative Iranian according to Marrian doctrines.

Publications: At least 40 publications, e.g.:

Konspekt lekcii po istorii Persii. 1. Istorija drevnej (doislamskoj) Persii. 363 p. M. 1926.

Talyšskie teksty. Teksty, russkij perevod i talyško–russko–francuzskij slovar’. 299 p. M. 1930; Talyšskij jazyk. 268 p. M. 1953.

Persidsko-russkij slovar’. 1152 p. M. 1950, 3rd ed. 1960.

Sources: Miliband 1977; *Sov. vostokoved. 1956:5, 158f.: briefly Russian Vikipedija with photo.

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