The following publications by Jeffrey Kotyk are relevant to the SINOIRAN project. Last updated: 07 September 2022.

Peer Reviewed Articles

Kotyk, Jeffrey. 2022. “Astronomy and Calendrical Science in Early Mikkyō in Japan: Challenges and Adaptations.” Religions 13, no. 5: 458 [1–20]. Special issue: Aspects of Medieval Japanese Religion, edited by Bernard Faure and Andrea Castiglioni. [Link]

———. 2021. “The Study of Sanskrit in Medieval East Asia: China and Japan.” Hualin International Journal of Buddhist Studies 4, no. 2: 240–273. [Link]

———. 2021. “Milk, Yogurt and Butter in Medieval East Asia: Dairy Products from China to Japan in Medicine and Buddhism.” Religions 12, no. 5: 302 [1–11]. Special issue: Chinese Influences on Japanese Religious Traditions, edited by Jeffrey L. Richey. [Link]

———. 2019. “Chinese and English Horoscopy in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: The Astrological Doctrines of the Twelve Houses and Lot of Fortune in Xingxue dacheng 星學大成 by Wan Minying 萬民英 (1521–1603) and Christian Astrology by William Lilly (1602–1681).” Brill’s International Journal of Divination & Prognostication 1: 3–35. [Link]

———. 2019. “Indo-Iranian and Islamicate Sources of Astrological Medicine in Medieval China.” Asian Medicine: Journal of the International Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine 14, no. 1: 30–55. [Link]

———. 2019. “Research Note on Brahmanical Deities in Mikkyō Astrological Art.” Journal of Asian Humanities at Kyushu University 4: 101–108. [Link]

———. 2018. “The Sinicization of Indo-Iranian Astrology in Medieval China.” Sino-Platonic Papers 282: 1–95. [Link]

———. 2018. “Japanese Buddhist Astrology and Astral Magic: Mikkyō and Sukuyōdō.” Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 45, no. 1: 37–86. [Link]

———. 2018. “Yixing and Pseudo-Yixing: A Misunderstood Astronomer-Monk.” Journal of Chinese Buddhist Studies 31: 1–37. [Link]

———. 2017. “Astrological Iconography of Planetary Deities in Tang China: Near Eastern and Indian Icons in Chinese Buddhism.” Journal of Chinese Buddhist Studies 30: 33–88. [Link]

———. 2017. “Iranian Elements in Late-Tang Buddhist Astrology.” Asia Major 30, no. 1: 25–58. [Link]

Invited Studies

———. 2022. “Information on the Persian Calendar in the Wei shu 魏書 of 554.” In ABĒBĪM “Fearless”: Who Was Afraid of the End of the Millennium? New Approaches to the Interpretation of the Traditional Date of Zoroaster; with Contributions by Domenico Agostini, Jeffrey Kotyk, Paolo Ognibene, and Alessia Zubani, edited by Alessia Zubani, 209–222. Milano: Mimemsis Edizioni.

———. 2022. “The Birth of Christ and the Persian Gift Bearers in Medieval Chinese Sources.” Studi Iranici Ravennati IV: 129–139.

———. 2021. “Horoscopy in Tang Daoist Astrology.” In Time in Daoist Practice: Cultivation and Calculation, edited by Livia Kohn, 84–102. Saint Petersburg, FL: Three Pines Press.

———. 2020. “La nascita di Cristo e i portatori di doni persiani nelle fonti cinesi medievali.” In I NOMI DEI MAGI EVANGELICI: Considerazioni storico-linguistiche e storico-religiose intorno ai nomi dei Magi. Prolegomena ad un Namenbuch. Con contributi di Andrea Gariboldi, Jeffrey Kotyk, Paolo Ognibene e Alessia Zubani, eds. Antonio Panaino and Paolo Ognibene, 113–130. Milano: Mimesis Edizioni. Translated into Italian by Alessia Zubani.

———. 2020. “On the Identification and Use of ānxī-xiāng 安息香/安悉香/安西香 in Medieval China.” In Quaderni di Studi Indo-Mediterranei XII: FOR THE CENTENNIAL OF BERTHOLD LAUFER’S CLASSIC SINO-IRANICA (1919), Sino-Iranica’s Centennial, Between East and West, Exchanges of Material and Ideational Culture, edited by Ephraim Nissan, 519–526. Milano: Mimemsis Edizioni.

———. 2016. “Kanjiken no bungaku ni okeru saihō-senseijutsu no yōso: tōzai bunka kōryū ni okeru Bukkyō no yakuwari.” 漢字圏の文学における西方占星術の要素:東西文化交流における仏教の役割 [Elements of Occidental Astrology in Literature of the Sinosphere: a Role of Buddhism in Eurasian Cultural Exchange]. Bukkyō bungaku kenkyū 佛教文學研究 19: 85–110. [Link]