SOAS University of London

Department of Religions and Philosophies

Antonello Palumbo

LAUREA MA PHD (NAPLES)
  • Overview
  • Teaching
  • Expertise
  • Publications

Overview

Teaching

Programmes Convened
Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Davide Latini, Reconstruction and Symbolic Analysis of the Ancient Chinese Myths [Working Title]
  • Janine Nicol, Daoxuan and the Shijia fangzhi: The Creation of a Buddhist Sacred Geography of China.
  • Malcolm McNeill, Narrative Agency in 13-14th Century Chan Figure Painting: A Study of Hagiography-Iconography Text-Image Relationships
  • Meng Wang, The Life of the Sixteenth Karmapa and His Role in the Tibetan Buddhist Transmission to North America and Unitied Kingdom
  • Shi Longdu, Buddhism and the State in Medieval China: A Case Study of Three Persecutions of Buddhism in Chinese History, 446-845

Expertise

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Available for
Regional Expertise
  • East Asia
Country Expertise
  • China
Languages
  • Italian

Publications

Authored Books

Palumbo, Antonello (2013) An early Chinese commentary on the Ekottarika-āgama: The Fenbie gongde lun 分別功德論 and the history of the translation of the Zengyi ahan jing 增一阿含經. Taipei: Dharma Drum Publishing Co. / Fagu wenhua 法鼓文化. (Dharma Drum Buddhist College Research Series 7)

Book Chapters

Palumbo, Antonello (2015) 'From Constantine the Great to Emperor Wu of the Liang: The rhetoric of imperial conversion and the divisive emergence of religious identities in Late Antique Eurasia.' In: Papaconstantinou, Arietta and McLynn, Neil and Schwartz, Daniel, (eds.), Conversion in Late Antiquity: Christianity, Islam, and Beyond. Papers from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar, University of Oxford, 2009–2010. Farnham: Ashgate, pp. 95-122.

Palumbo, Antonello (2012) 'Models of Buddhist Kingship in Early Medieval China.' In: Yu, Xin 余欣, (ed.), Zhonggu shidai de liyi, zongjiao yu zhidu 中古時代的禮儀、宗教與制度 (New Perspectives on Ritual, Religion and Institution in Medieval China). Shanghai: Shanghai guji chubanshe 上海古籍出版社, pp. 287-338.

Palumbo, Antonello (2011) 'Il Buddhismo dall'Asia Centrale alla Cina.' In: D'Arelli, Francesco and Callieri, Pierfrancesco, (eds.), A Oriente: Città, uomini e dei sulle Vie della Seta. Milano: Mondadori Electa, pp. 74-77.

Palumbo, Antonello (2008) 'Il rotolo manicheo di Pechino [The Beijing Manichaean Scroll].' In: Gnoli, G., (ed.), Il Manicheismo. Volume III, Il mito e la dottrina: testi manichei dell'Asia Centrale e della Cina. Fondazione Lorenzo Valla & Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, pp. 293-336.

Palumbo, Antonello (2008) 'La dottrina manichea nel «Compendio» di Dunhuang.' In: Gnoli, G., (ed.), Il Manicheismo. Volume III, Il mito e la dottrina: testi manichei dell'Asia Centrale e della Cina. Fondazione Lorenzo Valla & Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, pp. 337-346.

Palumbo, Antonello (2003) 'Dharmaraksa and Kanthaka. White Horse Monasteries in Early Medieval China.' In: Verardi, G. and Vita, S., (eds.), Buddhist Asia 1: Papers from the First Conference of Buddhist Studies Held in Naples in May 2001. Kyoto: Italian School of East Asian Studies, pp. 167-216.

Palumbo, Antonello (2003) 'La conversione degli Uiguri al Manicheismo: la versione cinese. [The Conversion of the Uighurs to Manichaeism: The Chinese version].' In: Gnoli, G., (ed.), Il Manicheismo. Volume I, Mani e il Manicheismo. Fondazione Lorenzo Valla & Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, pp. 249-277.

Palumbo, Antonello (2003) 'Mani in Cina. [Mani in China].' In: Gnoli, G., (ed.), Il Manicheismo. Volume I, Mani e il Manicheismo. Fondazione Lorenzo Valla & Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, pp. 281-316.

Journal Articles

Palumbo, Antonello (2003) 'Critical Review of: Tiziana Lippiello, Auspicious Omens and Miracles in Ancient China: Han, Three Kingdoms and Six Dynasties.' Annali, 63. pp. 268-276.

Palumbo, Antonello (1997) 'On the Author and Date of the Zhenzheng lun: An Obscure Page in the Struggle between Buddhists and Taoists in Mediaeval China.' Annali dell'Istituto Universitario Orientale - Napoli, 57 (3-4). pp. 305-322.

Conference or Workshop Items

Palumbo, Antonello (2014) Periods in the History of Chinese Buddhism. In: International conference: Chinese Buddhism and the Scholarship of Erik Zürcher., 12-14 February 2014, Leiden University, Leiden. (Unpublished)

Palumbo, Antonello (2011) What Chinese sources really have to say about the dates of the Buddha. In: XVIth Congress of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, 22 June 2011, Dharma Drum Buddhist College, Jinshan, Taiwan. (Unpublished)

Palumbo, Antonello (2007) Literary Evidence on Han Buddhism: A Brief Reassessment. In: Cultural Encounters Between Han and Tang: New Research on Early Imperial China (International Workshop), 23 February 2007, School of Oriental and African Studies, London. (Unpublished)

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