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9783895006623
Editor: Fansa, Mamoun; Grunewald, Eckhard

Von listigen Schakalen und törichten Kamelen. Die Fabel in Orient und Okzident

Wissenschaftliches Kolloquium im Landesmuseum Natur und Mensch Oldenburg zur Vorbereitung der Ausstellung „Tierisch moralisch. Die Welt der Fabel in Orient und Okzident“ am 22. und 23. November 2007

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 230 p., hardback
29,90 €

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Die berühmte, ursprünglich aus Indien stammende Fabelsammlung „Pancatantra“ ist in der Fassung, die ihr der...

9783895006524
Sobisch, Jan-Ulrich

Hevajra and Lam’bras Literature of India and Tibet as Seen Through the Eyes of A-mes-zhabs

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 264 p., cloth
68,00 €

The Hevajra Tantras and teachings of the 'Path with Its Fruit' (lam ‘bras) that originated in India have been central practices of Tibetan tantric Buddhism for a millenium. The...

9783895006388
Editor: Baldauf, Ingeborg; Gammer, Moshe; Loy, Thomas

Bukharan Jews in the 20th Century

History, Experience and Narration

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 240 p., hardback
45,00 €

Although the Jews of Central Asia have a long, eventful and fascinating history, the community of the Bukharan Jews attracted very little attention from researchers until...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 09
9783895001802
Skilling, Peter; Pakdeekham, Santi

Pali and Vernacular Literature Transmitted in Central and Northern Siam

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 574 p., paperback / softback
28,00 €

„Pali and Vernacular Literature Transmitted in Central and Northern Siam“ is a preliminary survey of the pre-modern literature of Central and Northern Siam. Based on old records,...

9783895006074
Editor: Ritter, Markus; Kauz, Ralph; Hoffmann, Birgitt

Iran und iranisch geprägte Kulturen

Studien zum 65. Geburtstag von Bert G. Fragner

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 476 p., cloth
110,00 €

From ancient times, 'Iranianate' cultures and the Persian language had a significant role beyond the borders of Iran: in the lands of the Near & Middle East, Central Asia as far...

Series: Beiträge zur Iranistik Volume: 27
9783895006470
By Bo Utas. Edited by Carina Jahani and Dariush Kargar

Manuscript, Text and Literature

Collected Essays on Middle and New Persian Texts

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 300 p., cloth
49,00 €

This book is a selected collection of the scholarly production on Middle and New Persian literature by professor emeritus Bo Utas, Uppsala University, presented to him on his 70th...

Series: Beiträge zur Iranistik Volume: 29
9783895006289
del Río Sánchez, Francisco

Catalogue des manuscrits de la fondation Georges et Mathilde Salem (Alep, Syrie)

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 352 p., hardback
98,00 €

The library of the George & Mathilde Salem Foundation (Aleppo, Syria) is one of the most important private collections of manuscripts in the Syrian Arab Republic. It contains 547...

9783895006029
Durkin-Meisterernst, Desmond

Neuirisches Lesebuch

Texte aus Cois Fhairrge und von den Blasket Inseln

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 404 p., hardback
49,00 €

This reading book contains an anthology of Modern Irish prose texts in the original and in German translation. The texts cover the areas of folklore, biography and literary text...

9783895005138
Roos, Burgi

Qamishly, Plumes et Ténèbres

Lectures de quatre œuvres en prose de Salim Barakat

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 226 p., hardback
49,00 €

This study explores the early prose work of the Syrian-Kurdish novelist and poet Salim Barakat (b. 1951). Containing elements of both the realistic and fantastic, his narrative...

9783895006050
Editor: Weiß, Alexander

Der imaginierte Nomade

Formel und Realitätsbezug bei antiken, mittelalterlichen und arabischen Autoren

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 196 p., hardback
45,00 €

When a pre-modern author writes about nomads, his writing is immediately suspected of being soaked with literary formulae. This suspicion, which is no doubt justified, is for the...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 08
9783895005756
Newid, Mehr Ali; Mumm, Peter-Arnold

Persisches Lesebuch

Farsi, Dari, Tojiki. Originaltexte aus zehn Jahrhunderten mit Kommentar und Glossar

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 420 p., hardback
59,00 €

The „Persian reader“ documents the development of the Modern Persian written language, based on a representative selection of original texts ranging from poetry and the literary...

9783895005947
Zeilfelder, Susanne

Lateinisches Lesebuch

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 304 p., hardback
29,80 €

Latin is still a crucial language for all scholars of diachronic or synchronic linguistics. But more and more students have to learn Latin in a crowded crash-course at the...

Series: Texte der Indogermanen Volume: 1
9783895005404
Wolf, Klaus

Hof – Universität – Laien

Literatur- und sprachgeschichtliche Untersuchungen zum deutschen Schrifttum der Wiener Schule des Spätmittelalters

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 432 p., cloth
49,00 €

This study shows the late-medieval Vienna School as a whole for the first time. Whereas scholars until recently have focussed upon German theological writings of the Viennese...

9783895005084
Herausgegeben von André Schnyder in Verbindung mit Ursula Rautenberg

Thüring von Ringoltingen. Melusine (1456)

Nach dem Erstdruck Basel: Richel um 1473/74

22.5 x 31.5 cm, 384 p., hardback
128,00 €

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Am 29. Januar 1456 schließt der Berner Patrizier Thüring von Ringoltingen die Prosabearbeitung der „Melusine“...

9783895005183
Editor: Pflitsch, Andreas; Winckler, Barbara

Poetry’s Voice – Society’s Norms

Forms of Interaction between Middle Eastern Writers and their Societies

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 306 p., hardback
68,00 €

Literary works are much more than mere illustrations of societal conditions. Literature is the setting in which society discusses itself. In this volume, international scholars of...

9783895004872
Gindhart, Marion

Das Kometenjahr 1618

Antikes und zeitgenössisches Wissen in der frühneuzeitlichen Kometenliteratur des deutschsprachigen Raumes

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 336 p., cloth
68,00 €

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Seit dem Altertum erfahren Kometen eine vielfältige Rezeption, die teilweise von starken Traditionslinien...

9783895005312
Binay, Sara

Die Figur des Beduinen in der arabischen Literatur

9. bis 12. Jahrhundert

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 264 p., hardback
68,00 €

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Im Zentrum der Studie steht die Beduinenfigur, die im Kontext nomadisch-sesshafter Beziehungen untersucht wird....

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 03
9783895003691
Editor: Neuwirth, Angelika; Islebe, Andreas Christian

Reflections on Reflections

Near Eastern Writers Reading Literature

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 408 p., hardback
88,00 €

This volume assembles the papers read at a symposium on the diverse forms of literature reception and intertextuality in Middle Eastern literatures in general and Arabic...

9783895004612
Dové, Peter

Erzählte Tradition

Historische und literarische Figuren im Werk von Zakariya Tamir. Eine narratologische Analyse

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 208 p., hardback
29,00 €

Zakariyyā Tāmir (b. 1931) is generally considered to be one of the most innovative authors in contemporary Arabic literature. One characteristic of his short stories is how they...

9783895000300
Plate, Ralf

Die Überlieferung der »Christherre-Chronik«

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 380 p., cloth
59,00 €

The hitherto unedited ‚Christherre-Chronik‛ by an anonymous author from the middle of the thirteenth century is a key text in the Middle High German tradition of world chronicles...