CRCAO member - China Team

Costantino Moretti

Researcher, École française d'Extrême-Orient

Presentation

My academic interests are centered on the history and philology of Chinese Medieval Buddhism, Dunhuang manuscripts and mural paintings.

Research thematics

  • History and philology of Chinese Medieval Buddhism
  • Dunhuang manuscripts and mural paintings
  • Codicology / archeology of medieval manuscripts (China)
  • Buddhist iconography
  • Chinese Buddhist apocrypha

Publications (HAL Archive Ouverte)

  • Costantino Moretti. Genèse d’un apocryphe bouddhique : le Sūtra de la pure délivrance. Collège de France, Institut des Hautes Études Chinoises. 2016. ⟨halshs-03108923⟩
  • Jean-Pierre Drège, Costantino Moretti. La fabrique du lisible : la mise en texte des manuscrits de la Chine ancienne et médiévale. Collège de France, Institut des Hautes Études Chinoises. 2014, 2857570732. ⟨halshs-01146247⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. The Thirty-six Categories of “Hungry Ghosts” Described in the Sūtra of the Foundations of Mindfulness of the True Law. Vincent Durand-Dastès. Fantômes dans l’Extrême-Orient d’hier et d’aujourd’hui : Ghosts in the Far East in the Past and Present, INALCO, pp.43-69, 2017. ⟨hal-01649461⟩
  • Nicolas Fiévé, Costantino Moretti. La topografia leggendaria des complesso di Katsura. Asiatica Ambrosiana. Classe di Studi sull' Estremo Oriente, Sezioni di Studi Cinesi, Giapponesi, Indiana, Bulzoni Editore, pp.147-171, 2015. ⟨hal-01646750⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Les registres surimposés de deux copies anciennes du Dharmapāda. Jean-Pierre Drège. La fabrique du lisible. La mise en texte des manuscrits de la Chine ancienne et médiévale, Collège de France, Institut des hautes études chinoises, pp.207-213, 2014. ⟨hal-01649467⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Notes et Catégories doctrinales du Traité des étapes de la pratique du Yoga. Jean-Pierre Drège. La fabrique du lisible. La mise en texte des manuscrits de la Chine ancienne et médiévale, Collège de France, Institut des Hautes Études Chinoises, 2014. ⟨halshs-01146274⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Techniques de repérage dans un recueil d’interprétations de termes bouddhiques. Jean-Pierre Drège. La fabrique du lisible. La mise en texte des manuscrits de la Chine ancienne et médiévale, Collège de France, Institut des Hautes Études Chinoises, 2014. ⟨halshs-01146275⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Les copies signées du Sūtra d’Amitāyus. Jean-Pierre Drège. La fabrique du lisible. La mise en texte des manuscrits de la Chine ancienne et médiévale, Collège de France, Institut des Hautes Études Chinoises, 2014. ⟨halshs-01146269⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. L’organisation du texte et du commentaire dans le Traité de la grande vertu de sagesse. Jean-Pierre Drège. La fabrique du lisible. La mise en texte des manuscrits de la Chine ancienne et médiévale, Collège de France, Institut des Hautes Études Chinoises, 2014. ⟨halshs-01146270⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Visible and Invisible Codicological Elements in Manuscript Copies of Commentaries on the Yogacārabhūmi-śāstra from Dunhuang. Imre Galambos. Studies in Chinese Manuscripts: From the Warring States Period to the 20th Century, ELTE, Institute of East Asian Studies, pp.177-190, 2013. ⟨halshs-00835471⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Scribal Errors and “Layout Genetics” in Dunhuang Buddhist Manuscripts. T'oung Pao/通報 , Brill Academic Publishers, In press. ⟨hal-03150868⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Scenes of Hell and Damnation in Dunhuang Murals. Arts asiatiques, 2019, 74, pp.5-30. ⟨hal-02512476⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. The "Eight Sufferings" and the Medical Metaphor in the Sūtra of the Five Kings. Études chinoises, 2015, XXXIV-1, pp.73-104. ⟨hal-01649462⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Producing Buddhist Manuscripts (and Textual Alterations) in Medieval China: Reflections on Scriptural Transmission and Textual Corruption Processes with a Focus on Dunhuang Material. Invited Talk, University of Oxford, Oriental Institute, Feb 2019, Oxford, United Kingdom. ⟨halshs-03108995⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Ornamental signs and structural marks in Dunhuang Buddhist manuscripts of the “Pelliot chinois” collection. International Workshop Buddhist Scribal Practices in a Transcultural Perspective: Ornamental and Structural Symbols and Highlighter Marks in Indo-Tibetan and Central-Asian Manuscript Cultures, EFEO, Paris, November 25, Nov 2019, Paris, France. ⟨halshs-03109025⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Mistakes and Misinterpretations in the Transmission of the Dharma: Sundry Notes with a focus on Dunhuang Material. International Conference L’Inde et l’Asie centrale au 1er millénaire, Collège de France, June 5-6, Jun 2019, Paris, France. ⟨halshs-03109034⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Marginal Notes on the Layout and Textual Organization of Dunhuang Buddhist Manuscripts. Invited Talk, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Dec 2019, Hangzhou, China. ⟨halshs-03109003⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Picturing the Buddhist Hells in Dunhuang Murals: Iconic and Descriptive Scenes of the Netherworld in Sutra Representations. Dunhuang Studies Conference, University of Cambridge, UK, April 17-18, Apr 2019, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ⟨halshs-03109052⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Organizing the Buddhist Doctrine in Conceptual and Physical Space: Listing, Collecting and Shelving Criteria in Medieval China, with a focus on Sûtra Catalogs and Dunhuang Material. International Conference on Dunhuang and Cultural Contact Along the Silk Road, Oriental Collection of the Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, May 2-3, May 2019, Budapest, Hungary. ⟨halshs-03109040⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Dunhuang Manuscript P.2381: Layout and Formal Characteristics of a Chinese Dharmapâda in Manuscript Form. International Conference Manuscript Culture and Multiculturalism on the Silk Road, Fudan University, Shanghai, June 14-18, Jun 2019, Shanghai, China. ⟨halshs-03109030⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Notes on the Layout of Early Dunhuang Copies of the Faju jing. , International Conference on the 1400th anniversary of the Tang’s Capital: Chang’an – Dream-lingering Silk Road, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an, 17-19 June 2018, Jun 2018, Xi'an, China. ⟨halshs-03109070⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Ornamental Marks in Dunhuang Buddhist Manuscripts. International Conference on Manuscript Studies from Han to Tang (Han-Tang xieben wenhua yanjiu), Wuhan University, Wuhan, 22-24 June 2018, Jun 2018, Wuhan, China. ⟨halshs-03109062⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Philological and Codicological Notes on a Buddhist Cosmological Chart in the Dunhuang Manuscript Collection. International Conference on Buddhist Manuscript Cultures, University of Cambridge, UK, August 30-31, 2018., Aug 2018, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ⟨halshs-03109059⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Learning from Mistakes: Notes on Scribal Errors, Corrections, and other “Paratextual” Elements found in Dunhuang Buddhist Manuscripts. Manuscripts East and West – Towards Comparative and General Codicology, Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures, University of Hamburg, 17-19 October 2017, Oct 2017, Hambourg, Germany. ⟨halshs-03109075⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Buddhist Scriptures “Ad Usum Populi”: Notes on Early Medieval Apocrypha found in Dunhuang. From Khotan to Dunhuang : Case Studies of History and Art along the Silk Road – ELTE – SZTE Silk Road Research Group, Budapest, Jun 2017, Budapest, Hungary. ⟨halshs-03109087⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Notes on the Layout of Early Dunhuang Manuscripts containing Buddhist Stanzas. The 6th EASCM meeting Chinese Manuscripts from Bamboo Slips to Buddhist Scrolls: Forms and Practices, Continuities and Innovations, University of Cambridge, UK, Sep 2017, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ⟨halshs-03109080⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Merit-making, Fasting, and other Remedies in Buddhist Medieval Apocrypha. 2017 Dunhuang Forum: Inheritance and Innovation—An International Conference on Dunhuang and the Silk Road in Memory of the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Mr. Duan Wenjie, Dunhuang, China, Aug 2017, Dunhuang, China. ⟨halshs-03109083⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Preta Categories in a Sixth Century Buddhist Summa Theologica. Numata Buddhist Studies Reading Group, University of Toronto, Feb 2016, Toronto, Canada. ⟨halshs-03109016⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Cosmological and Apocryphal Hell Descrip¬tions in Medieval Buddhist Literature. International meeting Journeys across the realm of the Dead: Narratives, rituals and images, 19 & 20 May 2016, Inalco, Paris, May 2016, Paris, France. ⟨halshs-03109102⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Buddhist Apocryphal Traditions from Dunhuang to Japan. international meeting Archaeology and Art, Text and History: New Perspectives on Silk Road Research, 21-23 July 2016, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an, China, Jul 2016, Xi'an, China. ⟨halshs-03109095⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Preventive Morality and “Last Resort” Buddhist Devotion in Chinese Medieval Apocrypha. Numata Buddhist Studies Lectures, McMaster University, Feb 2016, Hamilton, Canada. ⟨halshs-03109008⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Rewarding virtue and punishing sin during the “Eight Royal Days”: Chinese ways of fasting as represented in fifth century Buddhist apocrypha. The Sinification of Buddhist Practices in Early Medieval China, The British Inter-University China Centre (BICC), Apr 2015, Paris, France. ⟨halshs-01146286⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. A Dual Reading of Codicological Issues concerning Newly Discovered Manuscripts from Shende Temple and Dunhuang Manuscripts. Invited Talk, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge, Nov 2015, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ⟨halshs-03109109⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Persecution of Buddhism and Production of Apocrypha under the Northern Wei Dynasty. China Research Seminar, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge, Nov 2015, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ⟨halshs-03109021⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Book Production for Merit-making and Other Non-textual Uses in Buddhist Medieval China. International workshop Books as Material and Symbolic Artifacts in Religious Book Cultures, 28 & 29 May 2015, Center for Religious Studies, Ruhr University, Bochum, May 2015, Bochum, Germany. ⟨halshs-03109114⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Listing and shelving the Dharma in Medieval China. Ordering Knowledge: Listing, Shelving, and Structuring Manuscripts, Jan 2015, Hamburg, Germany. ⟨halshs-01146289⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Les apocryphes bouddhiques du Ve siècle retrouvés à Dunhuang (敦煌五世紀佛教疑偽經寫本). Rencontres franco-chinoises sur les études de Dunhuang : actualité de la recherche et publications récentes, Jun 2011, Paris, France. pp.252. ⟨halshs-00881398⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. « Kang Senghui ». Dictionnaire des individus et groupes humains dans la Chine du haut Moyen Âge, 2020, pp.266. ⟨hal-03150841⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. « Tanyao ». Dictionnaire des individus et groupes humains dans la Chine du haut Moyen Âge, 2020, pp.441-442. ⟨hal-03150847⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. « Zhu Faya ». Dictionnaire des individus et groupes humains dans la Chine du haut Moyen Âge, 2020, pp.658. ⟨hal-03150852⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. « Paramârtha ». Dictionnaire des individus et groupes humains dans la Chine du haut Moyen Âge, 2020, pp.363-364. ⟨hal-03110698⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Compte rendu sur Cheeyun Lilian Kwon, Efficacious Underworld : The Evolution of Ten Kings Paintings in Medieval China and Korea, Honolulu, University of Hawai‘i Press, 2019. 2020. ⟨hal-03110705⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. « Juqu Jingsheng ». Dictionnaire des individus et groupes humains dans la Chine du haut Moyen Âge, 2020, pp.263-264. ⟨hal-03150840⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. « Wang Fu ». Dictionnaire des individus et groupes humains dans la Chine du haut Moyen Âge, 2020, pp.474. ⟨hal-03150849⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. « Gunavarman ». Dictionnaire des individus et groupes humains dans la Chine du haut Moyen Âge, 2020, pp.190-191. ⟨hal-03150838⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. « Fajing ». Dictionnaire des individus et groupes humains dans la Chine du haut Moyen Âge, 2020, pp.138-139. ⟨hal-03150836⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. « Dao’an ». Dictionnaire des individus et groupes humains dans la Chine du haut Moyen Âge, 2020, pp.108-109. ⟨hal-03150834⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. « Liu Qiu ». Dictionnaire des individus et groupes humains dans la Chine du haut Moyen Âge, 2020, pp.306. ⟨hal-03150842⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. « Tanjing ». Dictionnaire des individus et groupes humains dans la Chine du haut Moyen Âge, 2020, pp.439. ⟨hal-03150848⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Compte rendu sur Thomas Jülch, The Zhenzheng lun by Xuanyi. A Buddhist Apologetic Scripture of Tang China, Sankt Augustin : Institut Monumenta Serica (Monumenta Serica Monograph Series, 70), 2018. 2020. ⟨hal-03110712⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. « Buddhabhadra ». Dictionnaire des individus et groupes humains dans la Chine du haut Moyen Âge, 2020, pp.63-65. ⟨hal-03150833⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. « Baoyun ». Dictionnaire des individus et groupes humains dans la Chine du haut Moyen Âge, 2020, pp.46-47. ⟨hal-03150829⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. « Gunabhadra ». Dictionnaire des individus et groupes humains dans la Chine du haut Moyen Âge, 2020, pp.189-190. ⟨hal-03150837⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. The Dunhuang Manuscripts. Encyclopédie des Historiographies (Afriques, Amériques, Asies), 2019. ⟨halshs-03108950⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. The Dunhuang Caves. Encyclopédie des Historiographies (Afriques, Amériques, Asies), 2019. ⟨halshs-03110306⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Carnet de recherche "Dunhuang & Central Asia" (https://silkroad.hypotheses.org). 2015. ⟨hal-03150906⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. [Traduction de l'article de] Cheng Jie, L’imprimerie et l’activité éditoriale des monastères bouddhiques sous les Song. Imprimer sans profit ? Le livre non commercial dans la Chine impériale, 2015, pp.71-104. ⟨hal-01649468⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Compte rendu sur Stephen F. Teiser et Morten Schlütter, Readings of the Platform Sūtra, New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. 2015, pp.190-193. ⟨hal-01649464⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Compte rendu sur Rong Xinjiang, traduit par Imre Galambos, Eighteen Lectures on Dunhuang. Leyden–Boston, Brill (Brill’s Humanities in China Library, vol. 5), 2013. 2014, pp.185-187. ⟨halshs-02515863⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Compte rendu sur Robert Ford Campany, Signs from the Unseen Realm, Buddhist Miracle Tales from Early Medieval China, Honolulu: Kuroda Institute, University of Hawai‘i Press, 2012. 2013, pp.177-180. ⟨hal-01649466⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. [Traduction de l'article de] Peng Jinzhang, "Les fouilles archéologiques du secteur nord de Mogao" (Dunhuang Mogao ku beiqu kaogu faxian de jiezhi ji qi yiyi 敦煌莫高窟北区考古发现的价值及其意义). 2012, pp.107-120. ⟨halshs-00747630⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Compte rendu sur Hurvitz Leon, Scripture of the Lotus Blossom of the Fine Dharma (The Lotus Sutra), New York: Columbia University Press, 2009. 2010. ⟨halshs-00744632⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Compte rendu sur Stephen F. Teiser and Jacqueline I. Stone, Readings of the Lotus Sūtra, New York : Columbia University Press, 2009.. 2010. ⟨halshs-00744638⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. Compte rendu sur Wilt L. Idema, Personal Salvation and Filial Piety, Two Precious Scroll Narratives of Guanyin and Her Acolytes, University of Hawai'i Press, 2008.. 2009. ⟨halshs-00744551⟩
  • Costantino Moretti. [Traduction de l'article de] Zhao Chao, " La transmission des "techniques taoïstes" vers l'Est--Un talisman inscrit sur une tablette de bois découverte au Japon durant les fouilles archéologiques du palais Fujiwara à Asuka-- " (Daoshu dongchuan--tan Riben Feiniao Tengyuan gong kao fachu zhong chutu de yijian fuzhou mujian 道术东传----谈日本飞鸟*藤原宫考古发掘中出土的一件符咒木简). 2008. ⟨halshs-00744642⟩

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