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9783954903108
Daan, Serge

Die innere Uhr des Menschen

Jürgen Aschoff (1913–1998), Wissenschaftler in einem bewegten Jahrhundert

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 312 p., hard cover with dust jacket
24,95 €

Jürgen Aschoff (1913-1998) was an outstanding scientist of the 20st century. He became internationally recognised through the discovery of the internal clock in humans and is one...

9783954902538
Hg. von Benedikt Konrad Vollmann Ergänzt und für den Druck eingerichtet Janine Déus und Rudolf Kilian Weigand, mit einem Beitrag zur Überlieferung von Helgard Ulmschneider

Thomas von Cantimpré ›Liber de naturis rerum‹

Kritische Ausgabe der Redaktion III (Thomas III) eines Anonymus

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 688 p., cloth
110,00 €

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Auf der Grundlage der Enzyklopädie „Liber de natura rerum“ des Dominikaners Thomas von Cantimpré wurde im 13....

Series: Wissensliteratur im Mittelalter Volume: 54.1
9783954901401
Editor: Klein, Dorothea; Brunner, Horst; Löser, Freimut

Überlieferungsgeschichte transdisziplinär

Neue Perspektiven auf ein germanistisches Forschungsparadigma

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 464 p., cloth
98,00 €

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Die Überlieferungsgeschichte gehört zu den bedeutendsten Forschungsparadigmata, welche die Altgermanistik resp....

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
9783954901166
Sörries, Reiner

Der Tod ist die Pforte zum Leben

Die Geschichte des Friedhofseingangs vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart

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

On the basis of about 300 examples, the history of the cemetery entrance in urban as in rural context from the Middle Ages to the Present traced including the Jewish and Islamic...

9783954901180
Thoelen, Heinz; Häberlein, Bianca

Konrad von Würzburg ,Trojanerkrieg‘ und die anonym überlieferte Fortsetzung

Kritische Ausgabe

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 800 p., cloth
118,00 €

Konrad’s von Würzburg ‘Trojanerkrieg’ - only fragmentary preserved because of its author’s death in 1287 and finally completed by an anonymous writer at the beginning of the 14th...

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
9783954900848
Pourtskhvanidze, Zakharia

Fokuspartikeln und Wortstellung im Georgischen

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 224 p., hardback
69,00 €

The topic of the book is the so called “Focus particles” and their interaction with the word order regularities in Georgian, as the most prominent representative of the south...

Series: Folia Caucasica Volume: 2
9783895009648
Gertzen, Thomas L.

Boote, Burgen, Bischarin

Heinrich Schäfers Tagebuch einer Nubienreise zum zweiten Nilkatarakt im Jahre 1900

21.0 x 27.0 cm, 280 p., hardback
79,00 €

In 1900 five German scholars travelled to the region of the second cataract to study pharaonic fortifications and pursue ethnographic research in Nubia. Surplus funds from the...

9783895009976
Editor: Lipps, Johannes; Maschek, Dominik

Antike Bauornamentik

Grenzen und Möglichkeiten ihrer Erforschung

24.0 x 32.0 cm, 256 p., hardback
98,00 €

The present book collects the results of a conference, held at Munich in 2011. The single papers deal with limits and possibilities of analysing ancient architectural decoration....

Series: Studien zur Antiken Stadt Volume: 12
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
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
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
9783895009112
Kerth, Sonja

Vergangenheit als Konstrukt

Mittelalterbilder seit der Renaissance

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 192 p., cloth
78,00 €

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Mittelalterbilder und ihr Weiterleben seit der Renaissance sind das Thema des Sammelbandes, der...

9783895008535
Falb, Christian

Die unverzierte frühislamische Keramik aus Kharab Sayyar, Nordostsyrien

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 176 p., hardback
78,00 €

The book’s subject is a detailed presentation of plain ceramic from the early Islamic town Kharab Sayyar in the north-east of Syria, taking into account questions of merchandise,...

Series: Ausgrabungen Kharab Sayyar Volume: 1
9783895009150
Editor: de Angelis, Francesco; Dickmann, Jens-Arne; Pirson, Felix; von den Hoff, Ralf

Kunst von unten? Stil und Gesellschaft in der antiken Welt von der »arte plebea« bis heute

Arte dal basso? Stile e società nel mondo antico, dall’ »arte plebea« ad oggi. Beiträge zu einem Kolloquium anlässlich des 70. Geburtstags von Paul Zanker, Rom, Villa Massimo, 8. bis 9. Juni 2007

22.0 x 29.0 cm, 184 p., paperback / softback
29,90 €

Ranuccio Bianchi Bandinelli’s seminal article on the “Arte plebea” (1967) voiced the requirement that classical archaeology be pursued in a new way, as a critical discipline with...

Series: Palilia Volume: 27
9783895008290
Ed. by Foundation Al-Babtain

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...

9783895007767
Editor: Tandaschwili, Manana; Gippert, Jost

Georgische Gegenwartsliteratur

Eine Anthologie georgisch-deutsch

14.8 x 21.0 cm, 406 p., paperback / softback
29,80 €

This anthology illustrates the literary work of the historical development of Georgia over the last 30 years for German readers. It includes in particular such works, which - to...

9783895001338
Lehmann, Tomas

Paulinus Nolanus und die Basilica Nova in Cimitile / Nola

Studien zu einem zentralen Denkmal der spätantik-frühchristlichen Architektur

22.5 x 31.5 cm, 476 p., hardback
169,00 €

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Das christliche Pilgerheiligtum des hl. Felix in Cimitile/Nola (nordöstlich von Neapel gelegen) ist in...

9783895002083
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...

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