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9783895008726
Editor: Al Jallad, Nader

People from the Desert

Pre-Islamic Arabs in History and Culture

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 208 p., hardback
98,00 €

“People from the Desert. Pre-Islamic Arabs in History and Culture” provides a collection of text-based studies that investigate different aspects of the history, culture and...

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...

9783895008368
Gaiser, Lars

Leben und Handeln im Alltag von Kairo

Sozialwissenschaftliche Analysen einer Gesellschaft im Umbruch

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 604 p., hardback
148,00 €

Under the influence of political and social discourses as a result of 9/11 and the Orientalist allegations on the part of Arab intellectuals, Lars Gaiser developed a new...

9783895008542
Wander, Steven H.

The Joshua Roll

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 224 p., hardback
98,00 €

The “Joshua Roll” (Rome, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Pal. gr. 431), a tenth-century illuminated scroll of the first half of the Old Testament book of Joshua, is among the...

9783895007835
Paul, Martina

Fibeln und Gürtelzubehör der späten römischen Kaiserzeit aus Augusta Vindelicum/Augsburg

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 184 p., hardback
38,00 €

For the first time ever is the large, manifold collection of late Roman brooches and belt fittings from the late third until the first half of the fifth century AD from the...

9783895004537
Kieffer-Pülz, Petra

»Simavicarana«

A Pali letter on monastic boundaries by King Rama IV of Siam

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 104 p., paperback / softback
22,00 €

“Simavicarana” presents an annotated romanized edition of a letter composed in Pali by Thera Vajiranana - that is, by King Mogkut (Rama IV) of Siam when he was a monk before he...

9783895008153
Editor: Filatkina, Natalia; Przybilski, Martin

Orte – Ordnungen – Oszillationen

Raumerschaffung durch Wissen und räumliche Struktur von Wissen

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 208 p., cloth
49,00 €

The volume goes back to a transdicsiplinary conference held in December 2010 at the University of Trier. It contains articles dedicated to tree key concepts that are central to...

9783895007880
Hodak, Suzana

Ornamentale Purpurwirkereien

De variis purpureis segmentis, paragaudis, clavis et ceteris ornamentis cum ornamento

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 1686 p., hardback
348,00 €

The textile finds from Egypt provide a special quantitative and qualitative value to the ornamental purple textiles. They can be counted as a chief representative of ornamental...

9783895008283
Müller, Heidy Margrit; Feinberg, Anat; Kolo, Kamal Odischo

Das Ende des Babylonischen Exils

Kulturgeschichtliche Epochenwende in der Literatur der letzten irakisch-jüdischen Autoren

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 340 p., hardback
78,00 €

“Das Ende des Babylonischen Exils” is the first comprehensive German-language study of Iraqi-Jewish literature. It is also the first study on the subject to consider memoirs...

9783895008245
Dagyeli, Jeanine Elif

»Gott liebt das Handwerk«

Moral, Identität und religiöse Legitimierung in der mittelasiatischen Handwerks-risala

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

The present book is the first large-scale research on the Central Asian crafts’ risala, a pre-Soviet code of conduct, and describes the crafts spiritual and social roots by...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 12
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...

9783895007217
Linscheid, Petra

Frühbyzantinische textile Kopfbedeckungen

Typologie, Verbreitung, Chronologie und soziologischer Kontext nach Originalfunden

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 368 p., hardback
128,00 €

The analysis of archaeological textiles in order to write their ancient cultural history is still in its infancy. This study contributes to this process by cataloging more than...

9783895008238
Gesammelt und bearbeitet von Sonja Hermann

Die Inschriften der Stadt Essen

19.0 x 27.0 cm, 384 p., hard cover with dust jacket
69,00 €

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Der Band präsentiert in 188 Katalognummern die mittelalterlichen und frühneuzeitlichen Inschriften aus dem...

Series: Die Deutschen Inschriften Volume: 81
Subseries: Düsseldorfer Reihe Volume: 7
9783895004513
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...

2452
Editor: Lumbini International Research Institute; 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., with dust jacket
68,00 €
Subseries: LIRI Seminar Proceedings Series Volume: 3
9783895003004
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...

9783895007941
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...

9783895008030
Albers , Yvonne

Scheiternde Zeugen, machtlose Wähler

Der Zuschauer im zeitgenössischen libanesischen Theater

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 118 p., hardback
49,00 €

The study provides new insights into the development of contemporary theatre in Lebanon. Focusing on selected stage works by Rabih Mroué (b. 1967) and Hisham Jaber (b. 1980), the...