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9783954901524
Öhlinger, Birgit

Ritual und Religion im archaischen Sizilien

Formations- und Transformationsprozesse binnenländischer Kultorte im Kontext kultureller Kontakte

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 288 p., hardback
88,00 €

This work centres on the detailed examination of inland ritual sites dating from the Archaic period in Sicily (late 8th to early 5th centuries BC), which is based on an emic...

Series: Italiká Volume: 4
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
9783954900510
Sörries, Reiner

Von Mekka bis Berlin

Archäologie und Kulturgeschichte des islamischen Friedhofs

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 288 p., hardback
49,00 €

In this book the Islamic burial culture is presented extensively on the basis of their cemeteries, mausoleums and grave architecture from its beginnings at the time of Muhammad...

9783954900435
Nowak, Christiane

Bestattungsrituale in Unteritalien vom 5. bis 4. Jh. v. Chr.

Überlegungen zur sogenannten Samnitisierung Kampaniens

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 200 p., hardback
79,00 €

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Die Veränderungen in den Bestattungsritualen der Poleis und Siedlungen Unteritaliens im 5. und 4. Jh. v. Chr....

Series: Italiká Volume: 3
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
9783895009853
Victor, Marion

Märchen und Geschichten der Beduinen im Sinai

14.8 x 21.0 cm, 96 p., paperback / softback
12,90 €

The fairy tales and stories in this book draw a colourful picture of Bedouin life and of a vanishing culture. At the same time there are parallels and stunning similarities to the...

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
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...

9783895009365
Werner, Christoph; Zakrzewski, Daniel; Tillschneider, Hans-Thomas

Die Kujuji-Stiftungen in Tabriz

Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Jalayiriden (Edition, Übersetzung, Kommentar)

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 206 p., hardback
78,00 €

The Kujuji-foundations from 780/1380 are a vivid testimony to an outstanding personality in Tabriz during the Jalayerid period. Their founder, Khwaja Shaikh Kujuji, appears in the...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 16
9783895009044
Treide (†), Dietrich
Editor: Treide, Barbara

Erlebte Ethnologie

Ein Rückblick auf die Geschichte der Universitäts-Ethnologie in Leipzig 1951 bis 1993

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 184 p., hardback
49,00 €

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In seiner „Erlebten Ethnologie“ gibt Dietrich Treide einen Rückblick auf ein sehr wesentliches Kapitel der...

9783895009037
Schubart, Hermanfrid

Die Gräber von Fuente Álamo

Fuente Álamo Teil 4: Ein Beitrag zu den Grabriten und zur Chronologie der El Argar-Kultur

22.0 x 31.5 cm, 296 p., cloth
98,00 €

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Die bronzezeitliche Höhensiedlung von Fuente Álamo liegt im Südosten der Iberischen Halbinsel auf einem am...

Series: Madrider Beiträge Volume: 32
9783895006432
Gruschke, Andreas

Nomadische Ressourcennutzung und Existenzsicherung im Umbruch

Die osttibetische Region Yushu (Qinghai, VR China)

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 504 p., hardback
88,00 €

On the basis of a précis of available knowledge on traditional nomadic ways of life and livelihoods on the Tibetan Plateau this book presents an analysis of current conditions of...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 15
9783895009129
Eger, Christoph

Spätantikes Kleidungszubehör aus Nordafrika I

Trägerkreis, Mobilität und Ethnos im Spiegel der Funde der spätesten römischen Kaiserzeit und der vandalischen Zeit

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 456 p., hardback
98,00 €

This study is the first to give a comprehensive account of extant dress accessories, especially brooches and belt buckles, from late ancient North Africa. In the first of two...

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
9783895008443
Thiermann, Ellen

Capua – Grab und Gemeinschaft

Eine kontextuelle Analyse der Nekropole Fornaci (570 bis 400 v. Chr.)

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 322 p., hardback
98,00 €

The tombs of pre-Roman Capua are known for their extraordinary finds, yet the excavations in the necropoleis of this most important Campanian centre have left a problematic...

Series: Italiká Volume: 1
9783895008986
Gesammelt und bearbeitet von Manfred Merk. Für die Kommission eingerichtet von Ramona Baltolu und Christine Steininger

Die Inschriften des Landkreises Weilheim-Schongau

19.0 x 27.0 cm, 426 p., hard cover with dust jacket
62,00 €

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Der Band enthält 340 Editionen von Inschriften und Inschriftengruppen des Landkreises Weilheim-Schongau von der...

Series: Die Deutschen Inschriften Volume: 84
Subseries: Münchener Reihe Volume: 15
9783895004551
Berg, Eberhard

Building the Sherpa’s New Present in the Age of Globalization

The construction of a novel tradtion as well as a collective Sherpa identity in a new place through the performance of Tibetan Buddhist ritual celebrations: a close look at the present revitalisation of Sherpa Buddhism, culture, and society

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 288 p., with dust jacket
39,80 €

The central concern of this book is a detailed examination of both the strategy and the means employed whereby the Sherpas have been successfully managing the creation of a novel...

9783895008924
Editor: Tubach, Jürgen; Vashalomidze, Sophia G.; Zimmer, Manfred

Caucasus during the Mongol Period – Der Kaukasus in der Mongolenzeit

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 360 p., hardback
98,00 €

The anthology takes a comparative approach to reconstructing the perceptions that the Armenians and Georgians developed of their Mongol conquerors in the 13th and 14th centuries....

9783895005923
Ausgewählt, übersetzt und kommentiert von Elguja Dadunashvili und Agnes Korn

Weise Frauen und geheimnisvolle Zeichen

Texte zum Volksglauben in Georgien

12.0 x 16.5 cm, 114 p., paperback / softback
12,80 €

This volume is the first attempt to present omen and taboo texts from Georgia in a structured form, and to make this type of traditional culture accessible for systematic...

9783895007101
Schwarzmaier, Agnes

Die Masken aus der Nekropole von Lipari

22.0 x 29.0 cm, 256 p., paperback / softback
29,90 €

In the necropolis of Lipari (Italy) a great amount of terracotta masks from the 4th and early 3rd century B. C. have been found –– an important local speciality. Their study as...

Series: Palilia Volume: 21