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Abou-Bakr, Randa

The Conflict of Voices in the Poetry of Dennis Brutus and Mahmud Darwish

A Comparative Study

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 224 p., hardback
49,00 €

A comparative analysis of the work of the South African poet Dennis Brutus (1924-2009) and the Palestinian poet Maḥmūd Darwīsh (1942-2008), this study aims to demonstrate how a...

Editor: Pannewick, Friederike

Martyrdom in Literature

Visions of Death and Meaningful Suffering in Europe and the Middle East from Antiquity to Modernity

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 380 p., hardback
59,00 €

This book aims to achieve a deeper understanding of the very human phenomenon of martyrdom by analysing in detail its highly varied re-enactments in European and Middle Eastern...

Editor: Korn, Lorenz; Pahlitzsch, Johannes

Governing the Holy City

The Interaction of Social Groups in Jerusalem between the Fatimid and the Ottoman Period

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 168 p., hardback
39,00 €

The history of Jerusalem during the Islamic Middle Ages was not confined to the foundation of sanctuaries, and the struggle over their control – even if these aspects could not be...

By Erica Cruikshank Dodd. Photographs by Raif Nassif, Syriac Inscriptions by Amir Harrak, Architectural Plans by George Michell and Jean Yasmine

Medieval Painting in the Lebanon

22.5 x 31.5 cm, 460 p., hardback
248,00 €

Christians in Lebanon have been painting their churches ever since the time of Christ but their work is largely unknown. Presently, the larger study of Byzantine painting has...

Nützel, Werner

Einführung in die Geo-Archäologie des Vorderen Orients

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 324 p., paperback / softback
29,90 €

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Die Ergebnisse archäologischer Forschungen im Vorderen Orient werfen verschiedene grundsätzliche Fragen auf,...

del Río Sánchez, Francisco; Forcano Aparício, Manuel; Castells Criballés, Margarida; Elias Alibek, Pius Hormizd
Editor: del Olmo Lete, Gregorio

Catalogue des manuscrits conservés dans la bibliothèque de l’archevêché grec-catholique d’Alep (Syrie)

Manuscrits arabes-chrétiens de l’archevêché grec-catholique d’Alep

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 228 p., hardback
98,00 €

This catalogue is typical of an ecclesiastic library belonging to a theological institution devoted to the training of priests. It is an invaluable testimony for the study of the...

Uerpmann, Hans-Peter; Uerpmann, Margarethe
In cooperation with: Schöler, Stefan

Stone Age Sites and their Natural Environment

The Capital Area of Northern Oman. Part III

20.0 x 28.0 cm, 280 p., paperback / softback
88,00 €

This volume presents the data and interpretations which served as a basis for part 4 (Stone Age Settlements on the Coast of Ra’s al-Hamra. Masqat, Oman) of TAVO Map B I 8 dealing...

Series: Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients (TAVO) Number: 31 Volume: 3
Editor: Maggi, Mauro; Cereti, Carlo; Provasi, Elio

Religious themes and texts of pre-Islamic Iran and Central Asia

Studies in honour of Professor Gherardo Gnoli on the occasion of his 65th birthday on 6th December 2002

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 512 p., cloth
110,00 €

The volume contains forty-one papers dedicated to the distinguished Iranianist by colleagues, friends and former students, and a complete bibliography of the dedicatee. The papers...

Series: Beiträge zur Iranistik Volume: 24
Editor: Seigneurie, Ken

Crisis and Memory

The Representation of Space in Modern Levantine Narrative

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 260 p., hardback
49,00 €

This volume explores the literary representation of social and political crises that have punctuated the second half of the 20th century in the Middle East. From the creation of...

Humbach, Helmut
In cooperation with: Ziegler, Susanne; Faiss, Klaus

Ptolemy, Geography Book 6 Part 2

Middle East, Central and North Asia, China. Part 2: Maps in Simplified Reconstruction, Notes and Indexes with a Supplement: NW and W India

22.0 x 29.0 cm, 152 p., cloth
49,00 €
Hartman, Michelle

Jesus, Joseph and Job

Reading Rescriptings of Religious Figures in Lebanese Women’s Fiction

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 188 p., hardback
39,00 €

Joseph, Jesus and Job are all immediately recognizable religious figures in both Christianity and Islam who have been incorporated into a range of artistic and literary projects...

Enderwitz, Susanne

Palästinensische Autobiographien

Unsere Situation schuf unsere Erinnerungen

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 328 p., hardback
42,00 €

The history of Palestine is one written by others, Roman and Arab conquerors, Ottoman and British rulers, and today a Zionist shadow looms. As if finally realizing that claims to...

Orthmann, Eva

Stamm und Macht

Die arabischen Stämme im 2. und 3. Jahrhundert der Hidschra

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 558 p., hardback
52,00 €

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Der erste Band dieser Reihe analysiert erstmals systematisch Stammeskonflikte aus dem 2. und 3. Jahrhundert der...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 01
Hajatpour, Reza

Iranische Geistlichkeit zwischen Utopie und Realismus

Zum Diskurs über Herrschafts- und Staatsdenken im 20. Jahrhundert

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 388 p., hardback
58,00 €

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Ist die religiöse Vernunft in der Lage, der Herausforderung gerecht zu werden, die die Moderne für den Islam...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 04
Belmonte Marín, Juan A.

Répertoire Géographiques des Textes Cunéiformes

Die Orts- und Gewässernamen der Texte aus Syrien im 2. Jahrtausend v. Chr.

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 536 p., paperback / softback
59,00 €

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Das Répertoire Géographique ist längst zu einem unentbehrlichen Handbuch in der Altorientalistik geworden. Mit...

Series: Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients (TAVO) Number: 07 Volume: 12.2
Mejcher, Sonja

Geschichten über Geschichten

Erinnerung im Romanwerk von Ilyas Huri

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 196 p., hardback
49,00 €

Elias Khoury (b. 1948) is one of the most outstanding figures in Lebanon’s cultural, intellectual and literary life today. The study focuses on the theme of memory in Khoury’s...

Editor: Mittmann, Siegfried; Schmitt, Götz

Tübinger Bibelatlas

27.7 x 49.3 cm, 96 p., cloth
66,00 €

The Tübingen Bible Atlas – based on the Tübingen Atlas of the Near and Middle East (TAVO) – documents the historical geography of the biblical countries in a unique way in 29 high...

Pritzkat, Thomas

Stadtentwicklung und Migration im Südjemen

Mukalla und die hadhramitische Auslandsgemeinschaft

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 192 p., paperback / softback
35,00 €

The study analyses the interrelation between urban development and migration, taking the coastal town of Mukalla (South Yemen) as an example. The study explores the importance of...

Series: Jemen-Studien Volume: 16