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Pakdeekham, Santi


A synoptic romanized edition

29.7 x 21.0 cm, 200 p., paperback / softback
29,90 €

The present volume is a romanized collation of four Pali manuscripts of the „Jambupati-sutra“, supplemented by Pali passages extracted from two old Thai-language versions. The...

Skilling, Peter

Buddhism and Buddhist Literature of South-East Asia

Selected Papers ed. by Claudio Cicuzza

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 296 p., paperback / softback
22,00 €

The twelve essays in this volume survey aspects of Buddhism and Buddhist literature in pre-modern South-East Asia and Thailand, drawing on Pali and vernacular texts, liturgy, and...

Bühnemann, Gudrun

Buddhist Iconography and Ritual in Paintings and Line Drawings from Nepal

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 228 p., paperback / softback
34,00 €

This book is divided into three sections. The first section introduces one specific tradition of Siddhas transmitted by artists from Nepal. This artistic legacy, which is related...

Gesammelt und bearbeitet von Sabine Wehking

Die Inschriften der Lüneburger Klöster

Ebstorf, Isenhagen, Lüne, Medingen, Walsrode, Wienhausen

19.0 x 27.0 cm, 458 p., hard cover with dust jacket
62,00 €

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Der Band „Die Inschriften der Lüneburger Klöster“ umfasst die Edition von 345 Inschriften der Frauenklöster...

Series: Die Deutschen Inschriften Volume: 76
Subseries: Göttinger Reihe Volume: 13
Roloff, Carola

Red mda' ba. Buddhist Yogi-Scholar of the Fourteenth Century

The Forgotten Reviver of Madhyamaka Philosophy in Tibet

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 500 p., cloth
98,00 €

Red mda’ ba gZhon nu blo gros (1348-1412) played a pivotal role in the history of Tibetan Buddhists' engagement with Indian Madhyamaka, especially with regard to Candrakirti's...

Sattarov, Rufat

Islam, State, and Society in Independent Azerbaijan

Between Historical Legacy and Post-Soviet Reality - with special reference to Baku and its environs

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 394 p., hardback
62,00 €

The dissolution of the Soviet Union and the appearance of new independent states in its place resulted in dramatic changes in geopolitics. Azerbaijan emerged as one of the new...

Series: Kaukasienstudien Volume: 11
Editor: Eichner, Ina; Tsamakda, Vasiliki

Syrien und seine Nachbarn von der Spätantike bis in die islamische Zeit

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 308 p., hardback
98,00 €

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Der vorliegende Band enthält dreizehn Beiträge zu verschiedenen Aspekten der syrischen Architektur und...

Kleinmichel, Sigrid

Die Geburt des Propheten Muhammad

Drei Dichtungen aus Mittelasien

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 356 p., hardback
98,00 €

This volume focuses on the veneration of the prophet Muhammad in Central Asia towards the end of the 19th century. It presents three text that praise the birth of the prophet: the...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 10
Editor: Magin, Christine; Schindel, Ulrich; Wulf, Christine

Traditionen, Zäsuren, Umbrüche

Inschriften des späten Mittelalters und der frühen Neuzeit im historischen Kontext. Beiträge zur 11. Internationalen Fachtagung für Epigraphik vom 9. bis 12. Mai 2007 in Greifswald

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 552 p., hardback
59,00 €

The main themes of the volume are: Visual Representations of Religious Concepts; Early Modern Epigraphic Collections; Genealogy and Princely Self-Presentation; Language and...

Editor: Alexandridis, Annetta; Wild, Markus; Winkler-Horacek, Lorenz

Mensch und Tier in der Antike

Grenzziehung und Grenzüberschreitung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 588 p., hardback
58,00 €

These conference proceedings explore the encounter of human and animal nature from a philological, historical and archaeological perspective in areas such as the body, myth,...

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...

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
Editor: von Kries, Alf

Wege zum Lebenssinn

Religiöse und philosophische Orientierung in Zeiten lebensbedrohlicher Krankheit. Für Betroffene und Angehörige

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 88 p., paperback / softback
12,90 €

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Im Mittelpunkt dieses Bandes stehen verschiedene religiöse und philosophische Sichtweisen. Sie geben Anregungen...

Damir-Geilsdorf, Sabine

Die »nakba« erinnern

Palästinensische Narrative des ersten arabisch-israelischen Kriegs 1948

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 360 p., hardback
59,00 €

For Palestinians, the term nakba (catastrophe) subsumes the events within the context of the first Arab-Israeli war in 1948, immediately after the foundation of the state of...

Skilling, Peter; Pakdeekham, Santi

Pali Literature Transmitted in Central Siam

A catalogue based on the Sap Songkhro

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 470 p., paperback / softback
22,00 €

„Pali Literature Transmitted in Central Siam“ is a manual of Pali literature. It gives the titles of 529 texts, the majority inscribed on palm-leaf, dealing with Buddhism and...

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,...

Soerensen, Per K.; Dolma, Sonam

Rare Texts from Tibet

Seven Sources for the Ecclesiastic History of Medieval Tibet

22.5 x 29.7 cm, 412 p., hardback
36,00 €

A preliminary perusal of a puplished set of rare and old bKa’-brgyud-pa manuscript texts that recently surfaces in Lhasa - collected and published under the cover-title „dPal ’Bri...

Leypold, Christina

Bankettgebäude in griechischen Heiligtümern

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 368 p., hardback
82,00 €

The consumption of sacrificial meat was a central part of Greek cult festivals. People used to dine outdoors or in temporary structures specifically built for the festivals....

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
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...