SEREBRJAKOV, Igor’ Dmitrievič

SEREBRJAKOV, Igor’ Dmitrievič. Sartana, Mariupolsk, gub. Ekaterinoslav (obl. Doneck), Ukraine 14.(27.)11.1917 — Ibid. 20.9.1998. Ukrainian or Russian Indologist. Son of a worker. Graduated 1940 from Philological Faculty, Leningrad. Kand. filol. nauk 1964, Dr. filol. n. 1975. In 1940-56 in army service, in 1941-47 taught at VIIJa. In 1959-61 cultural delegate in India and 1964-69 correspondent of Pravda in South India. From 1961 naučnyj sotrudnik at Oriental Institute, Academy of Science.

Serebrjakov was a specialist of Sanskrit, Hindi and Pañjabi, in his times one of the leading Sanskritists of Soviet Indology.

Publications: At least 100 items, e.g. kand.diss. O stanovlenii pendžabskoj nacional’noj literatury. Manuscript of 253 p. M. 1964; dr.diss. Literaturnyj process v Indii VII–XIII vekov. Manuscript, M. 1975.

– “Sovremenaja progressivnaja indijskaja literatura”, Šark julduzi (Taškent) 1951:11, 136-151.

With I. S. Rabinovič: Pendžabsko-russkij slovar’. 1040 p. M. 1961.

Transl.: Tridcat’ dve novelly o monahah. 103 p. M. 1962; “Haribhadra. Povest’ o plutah”, Povesti, skazki, pritči drevnej Indii. M. 1964, 238-258; Bhartrihari. Šatakatrajam. 133 p. M. 1979.

Drevneindijskaja literatura. 200 p. M. 1963; Očerki drevneindijskoj literatury. 390 p. M. 1971.

Pendžabskaja literatura. 193 p. M. 1963, English tr. Punjabi Literature. M. 1968.

Transl. with others: Somadeva. Povest’ o care Udajane. Pjat’ knig iz «Okeana skazanij». M. 1967; Somadeva. Neobyknovennye pohoždenija careviča Nara­vahana­datty. 540 p. M. 1972; Somadeva. Dal’nejščie pohoždenija Nara­vahana­datty. 445 p. M. 1976.

– Transl. from Braj Bhāṣā: Bahtāvar, Sūnisār. Perevod s bradža, vstupitel’naja statja i kommentarii. 125 p. M. 1976.

Literaturnyj process v Indii (VII–XII veka). 160 p. M. 1979.

– “A few thoughts on Kṣemendra’s Narmamālā”, IT 8-9, 1980-81, 385-390; “Somadeva on art”, J. W. de Jong Vol. 1982, 499-504.

Pamjatniki kašmirsk. sanskritojazyč. lit. obščnosti VII–XIII vv. 150 p. M. 1982.

Literatura narodov Indii. 304 p. M. 1985.

– ‘Okean skazanij’ Somadevy kak pamjatnik ind. srednevekob. kul’tury. 237 p. M. 1989.

Sources: E.Ju. Badina, Vostok 1999:2, 214f.; Miliband 1977, 1995; bibliography by S.D. Miliband in NAA 1987:6, 204f.; Wikipedia briefly.

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