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The City of the three Mosques: Ávila and its Muslims in the Middle Ages

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 168 p., hardback
78,00 €

This book troubles the traditional treatment of Muslims living under Christian rule in Iberia, traditionally dubbed “Mudejars,” as marginal in both medieval Christian and Muslim...

Kieffer, Charles M.

Tabous, interdits et obligations de langage en Afghanistan

Éléments du vocabulaire de la vie privée en terre d’Islam

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 168 p., cloth
59,00 €

This book reflects on a quarter-century of observations by Charles Kieffer (Research Director CNRS, Paris) during his dialectological research from 1957-1981 in all of...

Series: Beiträge zur Iranistik Volume: 32
Cicuzza, Claudio

A Mirror Reflecting the Entire World

The Pali »Buddhapadamangala« or »Auspicius Signs on the Buddha’s Feet«. Critical Edition with English Translation

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 302 p., paperback / softback
22,00 €

The “Buddhapadamangala” is an anonymous work in the corpus of Pali literature transmitted in Siam. Its starting point is the conventional description of the wheel mark on the...

Cueppers, Christoph; Deeg, Max; Durt, Hubert

The Birth of the Buddha

Proceedings of the Seminar held in Lumbini, Nepal, October 2004

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 462 p., soft cover with dust jacket
68,00 €
Subseries: LIRI Seminar Proceedings Series Volume: 3
Klein, Almuth

Funktion und Nutzung der Krypta im Mittelalter

Heiligsprechung und Heiligenverehrung am Beispiel Italien

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

Under the lasting influence of romantic-mystic views of the 19th and 20th century the function of a crypt within the structure of a church is still a matter of false...

Beck, Wolfgang

Die Merseburger Zaubersprüche

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 500 p., cloth
64,00 €

The study represents the first extensive monograph on these significant Old High German texts. The controversial linguistic material is examined etymologically while questions...

Rainer, Thomas

Das Buch und die vier Ecken der Welt

Von der Hülle der Thorarolle zum Deckel des Evangeliencodex

22.5 x 31.5 cm, 356 p., hardback
98,00 €

Starting with a detailed iconographic analysis of the four angles (gammadia) placed in the four corners of the book covers gifted by the Lombard queen Theodelinda to the basilica...

Kalinowski, Anja

Frühchristliche Reliquiare im Kontext von Kultstrategien, Heilserwartung und sozialer Selbstdarstellung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 352 p., hardback
59,00 €

This study for the first time provides a comprehensive analysis of early Christian reliquaries in the context of their meaning and various uses. Taking into account all documented...

Henkel, Mathias

Deutsche Messübersetzungen des Spätmittelalters

Untersuchungen auf der Grundlage ausgewählter Handschriften und vorreformatorischer Drucke

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 360 p., cloth
78,00 €

Thomas Müntzer was the first among the reformers to not only hold Mass and the daily prayer in German, but to set these liturgical forms down in print, allowing them to be...

Editor: Kiderlen, Moritz; Themelis, Petros G.

Das Poseidonheiligtum bei Akovitika in Messenien

Struktur und Entwicklungszusammenhang eines regionalen Zentrums. Ergebnisse einer Notgrabung 1969 und einer Nachuntersuchung mit Prospektion 2005

22.5 x 31.5 cm, 256 p., hardback
128,00 €

Named after a suburb of the present city of Kalamata, the Poseidon sanctuary of Akovitika achieved considerable importance in the early Iron Age, even though it was surrounded by...

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...

Editor: Franco, Eli; Zin, Monika

From Turfan to Ajanta

Festschrift for Dieter Schlingloff on the Occasion of his Eightieth Birthday

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 1136 p., soft cover with dust jacket
148,00 €
Gebauer, Amy

»Christus und die minnende Seele«

An Analysis of Circulation, Text, and Iconography

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 352 p., cloth
78,00 €

The late medieval verse dialogue ‘Christus und die minnende Seele’ portrays the journey of the soul as the bride of Christ toward mystical union in a series of 20 to 24 individual...

Editor: Wulf, Christine; Wehking, Sabine; Henkel, Nikolaus

Klöster und Inschriften

Glaubenszeugnisse gestickt, gemalt, gehauen, graviert. Beiträge zur Tagung am 30. Oktober 2009 im Kloster Lüne

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 296 p., hardback
38,00 €

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Die Publikation ordnet die Erträge des Bandes »Die Inschriften der Lüneburger Klöster. Ebstorf, Isenhagen, Lüne,...

Editor: Bemmann, Jan; Erdenebat, Ulambayar; Pohl, Ernst

Mongolian-German Karakorum Expedition

Vol. 1: Excavations in the Craftsman Quarter at the Main Road (= Bonn Contributions to Asian Archaeology, Vol. 2)

19.0 x 29.0 cm, 336 p., hardback
98,00 €

Karakorum, the first capital of the Mongol empire, has, since 1998, been explored by archaeologists from the University of Bonn in an interdisciplinary and international...

Bubenheimer-Erhart, Friederike

Die »ägyptische Grotte« von Vulci

Zum Beginn der Archäologie als wissenschaftliche Disziplin

22.0 x 29.0 cm, 184 p., paperback / softback
29,80 €

The Egyptian grotto, as the Isis-Tomb of Vulci was called when it was discovered in the nineteenth century, is one of the most prominent tombs of the orientalising period in...

Series: Palilia Volume: 22
Hg. von der Ernst-Herzfeld-Gesellschaft. Redaktion: Markus Ritter und Lorenz Korn

Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie

Jahrbuch der Ernst-Herzfeld-Gesellschaft e.V. Band 2

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 246 p., hardback
69,00 €

The subjects of volume 2 of the „Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie“ (BIKA, Contributions to Islamic Art History and Archaeology) include architecture, painting,...

Humbach, Helmut; Faiss, Klaus

Zarathushtra and his Antagonists

A Sociolinguistic Study with English and German Translation of His Gathas (SZ)

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 216 p., cloth
69,00 €
Brenk, Beat

The Apse, the Image and the Icon

An Historical Perspective of the Apse as a Space for Images

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 220 p., hardback
29,90 €

This book deals with the apse as a showcase for images in the early Christian and early Byzantine periods. Two opposed traditions, harking back to early imperial times, nourished...