2024, vol. 12, no. 1. Abdullin Kh.M.

2024, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 175-185

DOI: https://doi.org/10.22378/2313-6197.2024-12-1.175-185

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Kh.M. Abdullin
Marjani Institute of History of Tatarstan Academy of Sciences
Kazan, Russian Federation

Abstract: Research objectives: The publication and analysis of the epigraphic description of the 1910 tombstone of Husein-bek from the Chishminsky mausoleum in the territory of the modern Republic of Bashkortostan.
Research materials: Archival documents and the epigraphic monument of Husein-bek (tombstone). The work also involves extensive data from the historiography of the study of the tombstone of Husein-bek from the Chishmin mausoleum.
Results and novelty of the research: The analysis of the discovered archival file containing epigraphic descriptions of Turkic-Muslim monuments has been carried out. The history of the formation of archival documents of various confessions and the role of Grand Duke Nikolai Mikhailovich Romanov in the study and popularization of the epigraphic heritage of Russia is revealed in detail.
A historiographical and textual analysis of the discovered epigraphic description of the 1910 tombstone of Husein-bek from the Chishmin mausoleum, this paper discloses the data on the epigraphist who completed the description of the monument in 1910. Attention is drawn to the unique interpretation by contemporaries of the place where Husein-bek was born, namely “from the Tirsanovoy area of Turkestan”. The author of the study puts forward his own original interpretation of the term « ترساني » and suggests that scientists look at this word as “Lakab” – part of an Arabic name, an honorary title. The issue of dating the monument is also being updated.

Keywords: pre-revolutionary Russian epigraphy, historiography of epigraphic research, epigraphic monuments, Chishminsky mausoleum, tomb monument of Husein-bek

Financial Support: The study was funded by the Russian Scientific Foundation, grant No 23-28-01705, https://rscf.ru/project/23-28-01705/

For citation: Abdullin Kh.M. The tombstone of Hussein-bek from the Chishmin mausoleum: A 1910 description based on the materials of the Russian State Historical Archive. Zolotoordynskoe obozrenie=Golden Horde Review. 2024, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 175–185. DOI: 10.22378/2313-6197.2024-12-1.175-185 (In Russian)


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Khalim M. Abdullin – Cand. Sci. (History), Senior Research Fellow of the Department of Modern History, Marjani Institute of History of the Tatarstan Aca­demy of Sciences (7, Baturin Str., Kazan 420111, Russian Federation); ORCID: 0000-0003-0212-6953; ResearcherID: F-6652-2018; Scopus Author ID: 56707127600. E-mail: xalimabd@mail.ru