School of History, Religions and Philosophies

Myriadne Wang

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School of History, Religions and Philosophies PhD researcher
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Thesis title
Hypotaxis with subordinating conjunctions in Avestan
Internal Supervisors
Professor Almut Hintze


Myriadne (Changhuan) Wang is a doctoral researcher funded by SOAS Research Studentship in the Department of History, Religions and Philosophy Department at SOAS, University of London. She is working on Indo-Iranian studies and her PhD project is on the subordinating clauses introduced by conjunctions in Avestan language (Working title: Hypotaxis with subordinating conjunctions in Avestan), in which both semantic analysis and formal aspects of hypotaxis shall be examined, with a comparative look at that in Vedic Sanskrit and other Indo-European languages. She is currently helping with annotating the Avestan manuscripts of the Multimedia Yasna (MUYA) Project. In 2022, Myriadne completed the MA degree Near and Middle Eastern Studies and was awarded a Distinction for her dissertation on Avestan text of Yasna 51 (Vohuxšaθrā Gāθā) and their Sanskrit and Middle Persian versions. Before coming to SOAS, Myriadne obtained a history degree at Fudan University (Shanghai) with a dissertation on cosmological hymns in R̥gveda Book Ten. She has published a few articles in Chinese on R̥gveda and is also currently collaborating in a project on the first scholarly Chinese translation of R̥gveda.

Research interests

Avestan language, Indo-Iranian Studies, Indo-European languages, Zoroastrian Studies.

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