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9783895008535
Falb, Christian

Die unverzierte frühislamische Keramik aus Kharab Sayyar, Nordostsyrien

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 176 p., hardback
78,00 €

The book’s subject is a detailed presentation of plain ceramic from the early Islamic town Kharab Sayyar in the north-east of Syria, taking into account questions of merchandise,...

Series: Ausgrabungen Kharab Sayyar Volume: 1
9783895008467
Lang, Jörn

Mit Wissen geschmückt?

Zur bildlichen Rezeption griechischer Dichter und Denker in der römischen Lebenswelt

22.5 x 31.5 cm, 278 p., hardback
98,00 €

The relations between Greek and Roman culture constituted a continuous exchange since the Roman expansion into the Eastern Mediterranean area in the second century BC. One aspect...

Series: Monumenta Artis Romanae Volume: 39
9783895008160
Editor: Günzel, Stephan; Nowak, Lars

KartenWissen

Territoriale Räume zwischen Bild und Diagramm

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 552 p., cloth
98,00 €

This collection of essays covers all periods of cartography’s history from antiquity to the present time, all kinds of maps from star maps and sea charts to land maps and street...

9783895009082
Editor: Henkel, Nikolaus

Inschriften als Zeugnisse kulturellen Gedächtnisses

40 Jahre Deutsche Inschriften in Göttingen. Beiträge zum Jubiläumskolloquium vom 22. Oktober 2010 in Göttingen

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 176 p., hardback
38,00 €

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Unter diesem Motto wurde mit einem Kolloquium zum Thema „Inschriften als Zeugnisse kulturellen Gedächtnisses“ an...

9783895009075
Panse, Melanie

Hans von Gersdorffs »Feldbuch der Wundarznei«

Produktion, Präsentation und Rezeption von Wissen

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 360 p., cloth
59,00 €

The doctoral thesis deals with knowledge transmission processes in historical perspective as a contribution to the research of premodern knowledge cultures. The object of...

9783895005329
Stark, Sören

Die Alttürkenzeit in Mittel- und Zentralasien

Archäologische und historische Studien

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 608 p., hardback
99,00 €

This study analyses aspects of the archaeology and history of the period of the Türk Qaghanats in Central Asia (ca. A.D. 550-750). A main focus is to assess the political, social...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 06
9783895008962
Editor: Löser, Freimut; Steinke, Robert; Vogelgsang, Klaus; Wolf, Klaus

Neuere Aspekte germanistischer Spätmittelalterforschung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 292 p., cloth
58,00 €

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Die hier publizierten Tagungsbeiträge bilanzieren und perspektivieren Aspekte der Forschung zum deutschen...

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By Gudrun Bühnemann with Transliterations and Translations from the Newari by Kashinath Tamot

The Life of the Buddha

Buddhist and Saiva Iconography and Visual Narratives in Artists’ Sketchbooks from Nepal

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 204 p., with dust jacket
49,90 €

This book describes, analyses and reproduce line drawings from two manuscripts and a related section from a third manuscript. These are:
1. Manuscript M.82.169.2, preserved in...

9783895008924
Editor: Tubach, Jürgen; Vashalomidze, Sophia G.; Zimmer, Manfred

Caucasus during the Mongol Period – Der Kaukasus in der Mongolenzeit

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 360 p., hardback
98,00 €

The anthology takes a comparative approach to reconstructing the perceptions that the Armenians and Georgians developed of their Mongol conquerors in the 13th and 14th centuries....

9783895008511
Editor: Klein, Hans-Günter

»... über jeden Ausdruck erhaben und schön«. Die Schweizer Reise der Familie Mendelssohn 1822

Mit Briefen der Tochter Fanny, Zeichnungen und Tagebuchauszügen

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 176 p., hardback
29,90 €

The journey of several months of the Berlin banker Abraham Mendelssohn has been described in letters by his daughter Fanny, which are published here based on a critical study of...

9783895008061
Editor: Milich, Stephan; Pannewick, Friederike; Tramontini, Leslie

Conflicting Narratives: War, Trauma and Memory in Iraqi Culture

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 286 p., hardback
69,00 €

This volume deals with the Iraqi cultural production under and after Baathist rule, a research field which, in comparison to Iraqi history and politics, has attracted relatively...

9783895005923
Ausgewählt, übersetzt und kommentiert von Elguja Dadunashvili und Agnes Korn

Weise Frauen und geheimnisvolle Zeichen

Texte zum Volksglauben in Georgien

12.0 x 16.5 cm, 114 p., paperback / softback
12,80 €

This volume is the first attempt to present omen and taboo texts from Georgia in a structured form, and to make this type of traditional culture accessible for systematic...

9783895008139
Editor: Filatkina, Natalia; Münch, Birgit Ulrike; Kleine-Engel, Ane

Formelhaftigkeit in Text und Bild

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 312 p., cloth
49,00 €

This volume comprises interdisciplinary papers on different subjects in the field of the humanities, which were read at a workshop of the same name at the University of Trier in...

9783895005916
Editor: Korn, Agnes; Jahani, Carina; Titus, Paul

The Baloch and Others

Linguistic, Historical and Socio-Political Perspectives on Pluralism in Balochistan

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 400 p., hardback
59,00 €

Throughout history Balochistan has been an important contact zone between the Indian Subcontinent and the Iranian Plateau. Today Balochistan is a land divided among several...

9783895008610
Gehn, Ulrich

Ehrenstatuen in der Spätantike

Chlamydati und Togati

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 590 p., hardback
98,00 €

The book investigates the iconography and chronology of the late antique toga statue and the late antique Chlamys statue. Both types of honorific statuary can only be observed...

9783895008368
Gaiser, Lars

Leben und Handeln im Alltag von Kairo

Sozialwissenschaftliche Analysen einer Gesellschaft im Umbruch

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 604 p., hardback
148,00 €

Under the influence of political and social discourses as a result of 9/11 and the Orientalist allegations on the part of Arab intellectuals, Lars Gaiser developed a new...

9783895008542
Wander, Steven H.

The Joshua Roll

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 224 p., hardback
98,00 €

The “Joshua Roll” (Rome, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Pal. gr. 431), a tenth-century illuminated scroll of the first half of the Old Testament book of Joshua, is among the...

9783895007835
Paul, Martina

Fibeln und Gürtelzubehör der späten römischen Kaiserzeit aus Augusta Vindelicum/Augsburg

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 184 p., hardback
38,00 €

For the first time ever is the large, manifold collection of late Roman brooches and belt fittings from the late third until the first half of the fifth century AD from the...

9783895004537
Kieffer-Pülz, Petra

»Simavicarana«

A Pali letter on monastic boundaries by King Rama IV of Siam

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 104 p., paperback / softback
22,00 €

“Simavicarana” presents an annotated romanized edition of a letter composed in Pali by Thera Vajiranana - that is, by King Mogkut (Rama IV) of Siam when he was a monk before he...

9783895008153
Editor: Filatkina, Natalia; Przybilski, Martin

Orte – Ordnungen – Oszillationen

Raumerschaffung durch Wissen und räumliche Struktur von Wissen

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 208 p., cloth
49,00 €

The volume goes back to a transdicsiplinary conference held in December 2010 at the University of Trier. It contains articles dedicated to tree key concepts that are central to...