G.F. Miller’s role in Russian sinology

Historical science and archaeology
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This paper is about academic Gerhard Fridrih Millers donation to formation of Russian sinology, particulary, about his role in Illarion K. Rossohins translation of Chinese books. Despite there are a lot of works about history of Russian sinology tell us, that Miller was supervised Rossohins work, there is no information about Rossohin translation works reason. As a result, it was established, that Miller used Chinese texts, translated by I.K. Rossohin as a material for his fundamental work “The History of Siberia”. It is absolutely obviusly, that information, contained in Rossohins translations, helped Miller to write another his scientific works. Niller wrote a lot of works, dedicated to history of Russian-Chinese relations. Despite Miller could not Chinese language, his work made a large influence to Russian sinology improvement, and stimulated translation into Russian language and research of Chinese text heritage.