Nina PIGULEVSKAYA, USSR Senior associate, Institute of Oriental Studies, USSR Academy of Science, since 1937. Professor, Leningrad University, since 1939; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1946; Deputy Chairman, Russia- Palestine Society and Editor of its symposia, since 1952. two Badges of Honor.
PIGULEVSKAYA, Nina was born in 1894.
Specialist in hist, of Byzantium and the Near East, especially Syrian and Iranian studies. Discovered and published first unique Syrian documents, preserved in USSR libraries.