Publications

2017
Khāvarān-nāma i. The Epic Poem.” Encyclopædia Iranica, 2017. Publisher's Version
2016
A Hero Without Borders 3: Alexander the Great in the Medieval Persian Tradition.” In Fictional Storytelling in the Medieval Eastern Mediterranean and Beyond. Ed. C. Cupane and B. Krönung. Brill's Companions to the Byzantine World 1, 210-33. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2016. brill_pdf_rubanovich_persian_alexander.pdf
In the Mood of Love: Love Romances in Medieval Persian Poetry and their Sources.” In Fictional Storytelling in the Medieval Eastern Mediterranean and Beyond. Ed. C. Cupane and B. Krönung. Brill's Companions to the Byzantine World 1, 67-94. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2016. brill_pdf_rubanovich_persian_love_romances.pdf
Re-writing the Episode of Alexander and Candace in Medieval Persian Literature: Patterns, Sources, and Motif Transformation.” In Alexander the Great in the Middle Ages: Transcultural Perspectives. Ed. by M. Stock, 123-52. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016.
2015
Orality and Textuality in the Iranian World: Patterns of Interaction across the Centuries. Jerusalem Studies in Religion and Culture 19. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2015.
The Šah-nama as a Source for Popular Narratives.” Encyclopaedia Iranica, 2015. Publisher's Version
Introduction: New Perspectives on Orality in Iranian Studies.” In Orality and Textuality in the Iranian World: Patterns of Interaction across the Centuries. Ed. J. Rubanovich. Jerusalem Studies in Religion and Culture 19, 1-16. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2015. 9789004291836_01-rubanovich.pdf
Why So Many Stories? Untangling the Versions of Iskandar's Birth and Upbringing.” In Orality and Textuality in the Iranian World: Patterns of Interaction across the Centuries. Ed. by J. Rubanovich. Jerusalem Studies in Religion and Culture 19, 202-40. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2015. 9789004291836_09-rubanovich.pdf
2014
Qaydafa/Nushaba.” Encyclopaedia Iranica, 2014. Publisher's Version
2013
Biblical Poems by Muhib.” In Muhib. Five Biblical Poems. Trans. from Judeo-Tajik by A. Paperny, ed. by L. Bachaev, 5-9 (in Hebrew). Jerusalem: Ben-Zvi Institute, 2013.
The Shah-nama and Medieval Orality: Critical Remarks on the 'Oral Poetics' Approach and New Perspectives.” Middle Eastern Literatures: incorporating Edebiyat 16, no. 2 (2013): 217-26. rubanovich_orality_reviewarticle.pdf
2012
Orality in Medieval Persian Literature.” In Medieval Oral Literature. Ed. by K. Reichl, 653-79. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2012. 651-678_25_rubanovich_aus_reichl_medieval.pdf
A Persian Inscription on a Pottery Vessel. Hadashot Arkheologiyot. Excavations and Surveys in Israel 124, 2012. Publisher's Version
Tracking the Shahnama Tradition in Medieval Persian Folk Prose.” In Shahnama Studies II. Ed by. Ch. Melville and G.R. van den Berg. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 11-34, 2012, 11-34. rubanovich_shahnama_reception_offprint.pdf
2011
Moving in a Circuit: Alexander the Great in Iran from pre-Islamic times to the present.” Irano-Slavica 1, no. 23 (2011): 22-25. rubanovich_moving_in_a_circuit_irano-slavica.pdf
Muhib and his Lyrics.” In Muhib. Poems. Trans. from Judeo-Tajik into Hebrew by A. Paperny, ed. by L. Bachaev. Jerusalem: Ben-Zvi Institute, 165-74 (in Hebrew), 2011, 165-74 (in Hebrew).
2009
Metaphors of Authorship in Medieval Persian Prose: A preliminary study.” Middle Eastern Literatures incorporating Edebiyat 12, no. 2 (2009): 127-35. rubanovich_metaphors_of_authorship.pdf

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