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9783954903979
Osthold, Christian Paul

Politik und Religion in Nordkaukasien

Das Verhältnis von Islam und Widerstand am Beispiel von Tschetschenen und Inguschen (1757–1961)

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 684 p., hardback
148,00 €

This study clarifies the question to what extent the narrative of the Chechens, which has been handed down for centuries by Russian historians, is a religious fanatic. To this...

9783954903931
Aumann, Günter

Antoninus Pius

Der vergessene Kaiser

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 160 p., paperback / softback
19,90 €

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Kein anderer Kaiser herrschte in den drei Jahrhunderten zwischen Augustus und Konstantin dem Großen so lange wie...

9783954900404
Editor: Pannewick, Friederike; Khalil, Georges
In cooperation with: Albers, Yvonne

Commitment and Beyond

Reflections on/of the Political in Arabic Literature since the 1940s

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 356 p., hardback
79,00 €

This book is about relations between literature, society and politics in the Arab world. It is an attempt to come to terms with the changing conceptualizations of the political in...

9783954900879
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...

9783895009204
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
9783954900206
Editor: Jörg, Christian; Dartmann, Christoph

Der „Zug über Berge“ während des Mittelalters

Neue Perspektiven der Erforschung mittelalterlicher Romzüge

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 224 p., cloth
49,00 €

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Der Band betrachtet das Thema „Romzug“ seit dem 10. Jahrhundert. Dabei analysieren die Beiträge die Wirkung...

9783895009549
Burkhardt, Nadin

Bestattungssitten zwischen Tradition und Modifikation

Kulturelle Austauschprozesse in den griechischen Kolonien in Unteritalien und Sizilien vom 8. bis zum 5. Jahrhundert v. Chr.

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 424 p., hardback
128,00 €

This study focuses on cultural exchange and aspects of acculturation, which go back to the Greek settlement in Lower Italy and Sicily and result from the coexistence of the Italic...

Series: Italiká Volume: 2
9783895009167
Editor: Motika, Raoul; Kemper, Michael; Kügelgen, Anke von

Repression, Anpassung, Neuorientierung

Studien zum Islam in der Sowjetunion und dem postsowjetischen Raum

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 320 p., hardback
110,00 €

How did Islam survive in the Soviet Union, how did Muslims re-establish Islam in the post-Soviet public sphere? In specific case studies and longitudinal surveys, senior...

Series: Kaukasienstudien Volume: 12
9783895009754
Editor: Paul, Jürgen

Nomad Aristocrats in a World of Empires

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 208 p., hardback
88,00 €

The papers published in this volume go back to a conference held November 2011 in Hamburg. The conference was built around the question of domination: of nomads over sedentary...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 17
9783895009174
Hertel, Dieter

Die Bildnisse des Tiberius

21.0 x 27.0 cm, 256 p., cloth
99,00 €

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Der erste Kaiser des Römischen Reiches, Augustus, war darauf bedacht, eine Dynastie zu begründen. Als Nachfolger...

Series: Das römische Herrscherbild Abteilung: I Part: 3
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...

9783895009266
Editor: Drossbach, Gisela; Kerscher, Gottfried

Utilidad y decoro

Zeremoniell und symbolische Kommunikation in den „Leges Palatinae“ König Jacobs III. von Mallorca (1337)

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 240 p., cloth
78,00 €

The theme of the conference proceedings is the question, whether in the 14th century in one of the Catalan kingdoms there has been a first European ceremony or whether it is a...

9783895009341
Bockmann, Ralf

Capital continuous

A Study of Vandal Carthage and Central North Africa from an Archaeological Perspective

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

The Vandal period in North Africa has aroused the interest of historians since long as an intermediate period in late antique North Africa, spanning over much of the fifth and the...

9783895009105
Gatter, Peer

Politics of Qat

The Role of a Drug in Ruling Yemen

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 880 p., hardback
98,00 €

For Imam Yahya, one of Yemen’s last kings, qat was a delight that he praised in poems. For his adversary, the revolutionary al-Zubayri, the plant was the “devil in the shape of a...

Series: Jemen-Studien Volume: 20 Part: 1
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...

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...

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...

9783895007187
Hayduk, Hanna Sofia

Rechtsidee und Bild

Zur Funktion und Ikonografie der Bilder in Rechtsbüchern vom 9. bis zum 16. Jahrhundert

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 372 p., hardback
68,00 €

This volume offers the first comprehensive examination of illustrations in German legal manuscripts dating from the earliest such works (9th century) to printed books of the 16th...

9783895007644
Editor: Jörg, Christian; Jucker, Michael

Spezialisierung und Professionalisierung

Träger und Foren städtischer Außenpolitik während des späten Mittelalters und der frühen Neuzeit

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 256 p., cloth
49,00 €

The volume documents the findings of an international conference held in Trier in cooperation with the "Historisch-Kulturwissenschaftliches Forschungszentrum" and the A 9 project...

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