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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., soft cover 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...

9783895007880
Hodak, Suzana

Ornamentale Purpurwirkereien

De variis purpureis segmentis, paragaudis, clavis et ceteris ornamentis cum ornamento

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 1686 p., hardback
348,00 €

The textile finds from Egypt provide a special quantitative and qualitative value to the ornamental purple textiles. They can be counted as a chief representative of ornamental...

9783895008245
Dagyeli, Jeanine Elif

»Gott liebt das Handwerk«

Moral, Identität und religiöse Legitimierung in der mittelasiatischen Handwerks-risala

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 320 p., hardback
98,00 €

The present book is the first large-scale research on the Central Asian crafts’ risala, a pre-Soviet code of conduct, and describes the crafts spiritual and social roots by...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 12
9783895007217
Linscheid, Petra

Frühbyzantinische textile Kopfbedeckungen

Typologie, Verbreitung, Chronologie und soziologischer Kontext nach Originalfunden

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 368 p., hardback
128,00 €

The analysis of archaeological textiles in order to write their ancient cultural history is still in its infancy. This study contributes to this process by cataloging more than...

9783895008238
Gesammelt und bearbeitet von Sonja Hermann

Die Inschriften der Stadt Essen

19.0 x 27.0 cm, 384 p., hard cover with dust jacket
69,00 €

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Der Band präsentiert in 188 Katalognummern die mittelalterlichen und frühneuzeitlichen Inschriften aus dem...

Series: Die Deutschen Inschriften Volume: 81
Subseries: Düsseldorfer Reihe Volume: 7
9783895004513
Cicuzza, Claudio

A Mirror Reflecting the Entire World

The Pali »Buddhapadamangala« or »Auspicius Signs on the Buddha’s Feet«. Critical Edition with English Translation

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 302 p., paperback / softback
22,00 €

The “Buddhapadamangala” is an anonymous work in the corpus of Pali literature transmitted in Siam. Its starting point is the conventional description of the wheel mark on the...

9783895003004
Beck, Wolfgang

Die Merseburger Zaubersprüche

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 500 p., cloth
64,00 €

The study represents the first extensive monograph on these significant Old High German texts. The controversial linguistic material is examined etymologically while questions...