ISBN: 1694-5794; Era: -; Country: ; Key words: bulletin, volume-8, iicas, unesco;
Acad. Nikolay Ivanovitch Veselovskiy (12.11.1842 – 12.04.1918) made a great contribution to the study of archaeology and medieval culture of Central Asia. A greater portion of his considerable and multiform scientifi c and literary heritage remains unpublished. As viewed by the well-know researcher of the history of Russian Oriental studies and archaeology of Central Asia B.V.Lunin, “works by N.I. Veselovskiy added a vivid page to the study of Central Asia antiquities”. Note that a Lunin’s monograph “Central Asia in the Scientifi c Heritage of Home Oriental Studies” deals entirely with the scientifi c activity of N.I. Veselovskiy who is ranked with Grigoriyev V.V. and Bartold V.V. In this triad, N.I. Veselovskiy comes out as disciple of the former and teacher of the latt er. It was no mere coincidence that Bartold devoted a comprehensive obituary notice to his teacher. Deserving consideration is the fact that Veselovskiy was editor and initiator of the fi rst edition of works by Ch.Ch. Valikhanov published in St.- Petersburg in 1904.