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9783954900480
Spier, Jeffrey; Ogden, Jack

Rings of the Ancient World

Egyptian, Near Eastern, Greek, and Roman Rings from the Slava Yevdayev Collection

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 152 p., hardback
59,00 €

The Yevdayev Collection of ancient rings comprises 59 superb examples from Egypt, Phoenicia, Persia, Greece, Etruria, and Rome, dating from the second millennium BC to the fourth...

9783895009648
Gertzen, Thomas L.

Boote, Burgen, Bischarin

Heinrich Schäfers Tagebuch einer Nubienreise zum zweiten Nilkatarakt im Jahre 1900

21.0 x 27.0 cm, 280 p., hardback
79,00 €

In 1900 five German scholars travelled to the region of the second cataract to study pharaonic fortifications and pursue ethnographic research in Nubia. Surplus funds from the...

9783895008436
Kovacs, Martin

Kaiser, Senatoren und Gelehrte

Untersuchungen zum spätantiken männlichen Privatporträt

22.5 x 31.5 cm, 456 p., hardback
98,00 €

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Ein wichtiges Phänomen im römischen Porträt ist das „Zeitgesicht“, die Angleichung der Bürger an das Bildnis des...

9783895009853
Victor, Marion

Märchen und Geschichten der Beduinen im Sinai

14.8 x 21.0 cm, 96 p., paperback / softback
12,90 €

The fairy tales and stories in this book draw a colourful picture of Bedouin life and of a vanishing culture. At the same time there are parallels and stunning similarities to the...

9783895009396
Franke-Ziedan, Claudia

Satire und Kontext

Gesellschaftskritik in den Dramen des ägyptischen Autors Ali Salem

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 272 p., hardback
69,00 €

This study examines the dramas of the Egyptian writer Ali Salem (b. 1936). In addition to determining Salem’s position in literary history and outlining developments in modern...

9783895009068
Bearbeitet von Gertrud Platz-Horster. Fotografiert von Bernhard Platz und Johannes Laurentius

Erhabene Bilder

Die Kameen in der Antikensammlung Berlin

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 408 p., hardback
78,00 €

The cameos in the Department of Antiquities at the State Museums in Berlin originate in the Kunstkammer of the Brandenburg Electors. The largely unpublished stock of 875 ancient,...

9783895008078
Hajjar, Osman

Die Messingstadt

Eine Erzählung aus „Tausendundeiner Nacht“. Architektur einer Heiligwerdung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 304 p., hardback
79,00 €

Anyone associating The Arabian Nights with erotic stories will doubtlessly be disappointed when reading “City of Brass” (Nights 566−578). This tale deals not with the lust for...

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...

9783895008528
Schmidt, Heike C.

Westcar on the Nile

A journey through Egypt in the 1820s

21.0 x 27.0 cm, 264 p., hardback
49,00 €

On November 6, 1823, four Englishmen disembarked in the harbour of Alexandria. In the succeeding ten months, they traveled up the Nile as far as the Second Cataract and, in the...

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...

9783895008207
Editor: Eaton-Krauss, Marianne; Fluck, Cäcilia; van Loon, Gertrud J. M.

Egypt 1350 BC to AD 1800

Art Historical and Archeological Studies for Gawdat Gabra

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 176 p., hardback
59,00 €

This tribute by a baker’s dozen of women to the esteemed Coptologist Gawdat Gabra comprises articles dealing with subjects reflecting his scholarly interests in the art and...

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...

9783895007774
Törne, Anna Elin von

Stadtbelagerung in der Spätantike – das Berliner Holzrelief

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 288 p., hardback
68,00 €

Since the first publication about it in 1901, this unique wooden relief has been attributed to the Coptic maker because it was discovered in Egypt. The precise meaning of its...

9783895007804
Moawad, Samuel

Untersuchungen zum Panegyrikos auf Makarios von Tkoou und zu seiner Überlieferung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 360 p., hardback
68,00 €

The Panegyric on the Coptic bishop Macarius († 451) of the city of Tkoou in Upper Egypt is the only complete Coptic text that reports on the Council of Chalcedon in 451 A.D. It is...

9783895002489
Al-Bagdadi, Nadia

Vorgestellte Öffentlichkeit

Zur Genese moderner Prosa in Ägypten (1860 bis 1908)

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 224 p., hardback
59,00 €

This socio-literary study examines the relationship between processes of modernisation and reform, and new literary genres produced in Egypt of the second half of the 19th...

9783895006807
Newid, Mehr Ali

Aromata in der iranischen Kultur

unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der persischen Dichtung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 368 p., hardback
79,00 €

This volume is the result of more than 10 years' research in Persian culture from the Achaemenid period (559 B.C.) until the end of the Safavids’ time (1722 A.D.). The main...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 11
9783895004261
Hodak, Suzana

Die koptischen Textilien im »museum kunst palast« Düsseldorf

Teil 2: Figürliche und ornamentale Purpur- und Buntwirkereien

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 972 p., hardback
248,00 €

The catalogue refers to the publication of the first part of the textile collection of the museum kunst palast in Düsseldorf, prepared by Karl-Heinz Brune. Presenting 276...

9783895006739
Botros, Atef

Kafka – Ein jüdischer Schriftsteller aus arabischer Sicht

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 276 p., hardback
19,80 €

The book is devoted to the subject of the Arab reception of Franz Kafka between 1939 and today. The study focuses on the examination of Kafka and his work in the form of...

9783895005831
Editor: Alexandridis, Annetta; Wild, Markus; Winkler-Horacek, Lorenz

Mensch und Tier in der Antike

Grenzziehung und Grenzüberschreitung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 588 p., hardback
58,00 €

These conference proceedings explore the encounter of human and animal nature from a philological, historical and archaeological perspective in areas such as the body, myth,...

9783895005848
Stauffer, Annemarie

Antike Musterblätter

Wirkkartons aus dem spätantiken und frühbyzantinischen Ägypten

22.5 x 31.5 cm, 248 p., hardback
138,00 €

The use of models and pattern sheets in Antiquity is still much discussed among scholars. While lost for other works of art, a considerable number painted on papyrus and used in...