Comparative religion

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Sernesi, Marta

Re-enacting the Past

A Cultural History of the School of gTsang smyon Heruka

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 584 p., cloth
98,00 €

This book is devoted to the study of the so-called “School of gTsang smyon,” i.e. the religious community that gathered around the Tibetan master gTsang smyon Heruka (1452–1507)....

Rheingans, Jim

The Life and Works of Karma ’phrin las pa (1456–1539)

Non­sectarian Scholar Mystic of Southern Tibet

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 266 p., cloth
98,00 €

Among the so-called learned and accomplished masters of Tibet’s “long 15th century”, the First Karma ’phrin las pa stands out as influential commentator on Saraha’s Dohā, great...

Iamanidzé, Nina

Saints cavaliers

Culte et images en Géorgie aux IVe–XIe siècles

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 204 p., hardback
98,00 €

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This is the first archeological, iconographical and hagiological study, based on the unpublished archaeological...

Editor: Czaja, Olaf; Hazod, Guntram

The Illuminating Mirror

Tibetan Studies in Honour of Per K. Sørensen on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 640 p., hardback
148,00 €

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Die Festschrift umfasst 33 internationale Beiträge von Kollegen und Wegbegleitern von Per K. Sørensen, einer der...

Caumanns, Volker

Shakya-mchog-ldan, Mahapandita des Klosters gSer-mdog-can

Leben und Werk nach den tibetischen Quellen

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 464 p., cloth
128,00 €

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gSer-mdog Paṇ-chen Shākya-mchog-ldan (1428-1507) gilt westlichen Tibetologen als eine der herausragenden...

Habata, Hiromi

A Critical Edition of the Tibetan Translation of the Mahaparinirvana-mahasutra

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 492 p., cloth
88,00 €

The Mahāparinirvāṇa-mahāsūtra, the great sūtra on the parinirvāna of the Buddha, narrates the legends of the last time of the Buddha’s life in a particular way, which differs from...

Löx, Markus

monumenta sanctorum

Rom und Mailand als Zentren des frühen Christentums: Märtyrerkult und Kirchenbau unter den Bischöfen Damasus und Ambrosius

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 352 p., hardback
69,00 €

This study compares the building projects, written and epigraphical testimonies, and performative actions of two outstanding figures among fourth century bishops, Damasus and...

Pahlke, Michael

Die Hagiographie des La phyi ba Nam mkha’ rgyal mtshan (1372 bis 1437)

Eine Studie über das Leben eines tibetischen Heiligen

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 368 p., cloth
98,00 €

This is the life story of a saint who is deemed to be the reincarnation of the most famous Tibetan hermit, rJe btsun Mi la ras pa. Due to his more than three-decades long abode in...

Editor: Pannewick, Friederike

Martyrdom in Literature

Visions of Death and Meaningful Suffering in Europe and the Middle East from Antiquity to Modernity

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 380 p., hardback
59,00 €

This book aims to achieve a deeper understanding of the very human phenomenon of martyrdom by analysing in detail its highly varied re-enactments in European and Middle Eastern...

Editor: Sims-Williams, Nicholas

Proceedings of the Third European Conference of Iranian Studies

Held in Cambridge, 11th to 15th September 1995. Old and Middle Iranian Studies

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 206 p., cloth
42,00 €

The 3rd European Conference of Iranian Studies, at which more than 130 papers were presented, was held in Cambridge in 1995. A selection of the best contributions will be...

Series: Beiträge zur Iranistik Volume: 17 Part: 1
Bär, Erika

Bibliographie deutschsprachiger Islamwissenschaftler und Semitisten vom Anfang des 19. Jahrhunderts bis 1985. Band 1

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 624 p., paperback / softback
98,00 €

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Die Fülle der in den letzten Jahrzehnten auf dem Gebiet der deutschsprachigen Islamwissenschaft und Semitisitk...