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Koppel, Angela

Die Stuckarbeiten aus Kharab Sayyar

Das Große Haus und die Moschee

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 152 p., hardback
110,00 €

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Einer der überraschenden Entdeckungen unserer Ausgrabungen im abbasidischen Kharab Sayyar war die Freilegung...

Series: Ausgrabungen Kharab Sayyar Volume: 4
Editor: Gholami, Saloumeh

Endangered Iranian Languages

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 122 p., paperback / softback
39,90 €

This edited volume brings together work by theoretical linguists and field linguists who share a strong commitment to the scientific documentation and investigation of endangered...

Editor: Korn, Agnes; Nevskaya, Irina

Prospective and Proximative in Turkic, Iranian and beyond

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 392 p., hardback
98,00 €

The present volume addresses the linguistic categories of Prospective and Proximative, which refer to an event before it actually takes place, in a number of languages spoken in...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 18
Biersack, Dorothea

Der hygienische Imperativ

Gesundheitsversorgung und -aufklärung der Muslime des ausgehenden Zarenreichs (1864-1917)

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 280 p., hardback
98,00 €

The attempt to establish a health system on the basis of modern European scientific medical standards meant a great adaptation challenge for the traditional people in the Russian...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 17
Bagg, Ariel M.

Die Orts- und Gewässernamen der neuassyrischen Zeit

Teil 2. Zentralassyrien und benachbarte Gebiete, Ägypten und die arabische Halbinsel

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 934 p., paperback / softback
148,00 €

Historical geography is one of the most important disciplines which allow a reconstruction of the history of the Ancient Near East. There are principally the cuneiform sources...

Series: Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients (TAVO) Number: 07 Volume: 07.2
Ritter, Markus

Der umayyadische Palast des 8. Jahrhunderts in Hirbat al-Minya am See von Tiberias

Bau und Baudekor

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 395 p., hardback
119,00 €

The book provides an art historical and archaeological study of the architecture and the architectural decoration of the remarkable early Islamic palatial residence in Khirbat...

Benkato, Adam


An edition and literary-critical study of the Manichaean-Sogdian Parable-Book

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 216 p., cloth
79,00 €

This work is an edition and literary-critical study of a Manichaean text in Sogdian known as the Āzandnāmē, or Parable-Book. The first part is a new and expanded edition of the...

Series: Beiträge zur Iranistik Volume: 42
Laub, Lotte

Gestalten durch Verbergen

Ghassan Salhabs melancholischer Blick auf Beirut in Film, Video und Dichtung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 248 p., hardback
69,00 €

This volume is the first comprehensive, across-media study of the work of the Lebanese film auteur Ghassan Salhab. His oeuvre emerges in a conceptual environment shaped by a...

Mit einem Einführungsessay von Christoph Markschies

Orientalische Bibelhandschriften aus der Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – PK / Oriental Bible Manuscripts from the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – PK

Eine illustrierte Geschichte / An Illustrated History

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 192 p., hardback
39,90 €

The collection of Oriental manuscripts at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz forms with its 42,000 volumes one of the most significant collections of its...

Hg. von Saloumeh Gholami,

Dance in Iran

Past and Present

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 176 p., paperback / softback
39,90 €

This volume is an extraordinary history of dance, full of mystery and humor. The various developments in the history of this art in Iran have never before been presented in a...

Editor: Jacquesson, Svetlana

History Making in Central and Northern Eurasia

Contemporary Actors and Practices

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 168 p., hardback
79,00 €

This volume seeks to extend our understanding of how knowledge about the past was and is being produced in central and northern Eurasia. Its authors use the methods of several...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 15
Loy, Thomas

Bukharan Jews in the Soviet Union

Autobiographical Narrations of Mobility, Continuity and Change

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 304 p., hardback
118,00 €

Each of the autobiographical narrations presented in this study on Bukharan Jews is unique. Seen collectively, they amount to a comprehensive survey of Bukharan Jewish experiences...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 16
Kleinmichel, Sigrid

Hiob zwischen Selbstbezichtigung und Protest

Gedichte aus Mittelasien (19. bis 20. Jahrhundert)

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 480 p., hardback
148,00 €

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In mehreren Handschriften überliefert sind Ghasele und andere Gedichte von einem Dichter, der sich Ayyub (Hiob)...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 14
Paul, Jürgen

Lokale und imperiale Herrschaft im Iran des 12. Jahrhunderts

Herrschaftspraxis und Konzepte

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 568 p., hardback
148,00 €

How is political rule organised? Top-down, in a process of delegation? Or are there other forms and can local rulers take their position without being legitimised from above,...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 13
Ludwig, Anja

Kameldarstellungen aus Metall im vorislamischen Südarabien

Eine archäologische Fallstudie zu den Kulturkontakten zwischen Arabia felix und der Mittelmeerwelt

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 144 p., hardback
69,00 €

The present study takes as its basis a collection of 67 bronze camel figurines kept in the Five Continents Museum in Munic of which most will be published here for the very first...

Goldman, Leon

Rasn Yast

The Avestan Hymn to ‘Justice’

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 272 p., cloth
69,00 €

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This book contains a critical edition of the Avestan language composition known as the Rašn Yašt, or ‘Hymn to...

Series: Beiträge zur Iranistik Volume: 39
Editor: Gerlach, Iris

South Arabia and its Neighbours. Phenomena of Intercultural Contacts

14. Recontres Sabéennes

22.5 x 31.0 cm, 240 p., hardback
78,00 €

The 14th volume in the series “Archäologische Berichte aus dem Yemen”, presents the proceedings of the 14th Rencontres Sabéennes which took place in Berlin 2010. The main theme of...

Editor: Franz, Kurt; Holzwarth, Wolfgang

Nomad Military Power in Iran and Adjacent Areas in the Islamic Period

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 396 p., hardback
98,00 €

The papers in this anthology shed light on the political and military role and importance of nomadic groups in Iran and adjacent areas, using historical case studies that cover...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 18
Würz, Michael

Architektur und Struktur des nordöstlichen Stadtgebietes von Kharab Sayyar, Nordsyrien

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 232 p., hardback
98,00 €

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Der zweite Band dokumentiert die Struktur und Architektur der Wohngebiete im Südosten der Stadt. Die...

Series: Ausgrabungen Kharab Sayyar Volume: 2
Winckler, Barbara


Androgynie – Wahnsinn – Utopie im Romanwerk von Huda Barakat

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

Hudā Barakāt’s novels are complex and densely woven texts that focus on the obsessions and inner conflicts of their protagonists. The first monograph dealing with the Lebanese...

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