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9783895005831
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,...

9783895006623
Editor: Fansa, Mamoun; Grunewald, Eckhard

Von listigen Schakalen und törichten Kamelen. Die Fabel in Orient und Okzident

Wissenschaftliches Kolloquium im Landesmuseum Natur und Mensch Oldenburg zur Vorbereitung der Ausstellung „Tierisch moralisch. Die Welt der Fabel in Orient und Okzident“ am 22. und 23. November 2007

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 230 p., hardback
29,90 €

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Die berühmte, ursprünglich aus Indien stammende Fabelsammlung „Pancatantra“ ist in der Fassung, die ihr der...

9783895006524
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...

9783895006463
Heckendorf, Renate

»Bubalin« und »Bovidien« in Südmarokko

Kontext, Klassifikation und Chronologie der Felsbilder im mittleren Draa-Tal

19.0 x 29.0 cm, 332 p., hardback
69,00 €

This book deals with prehistoric rock art (petroglyphs) from the northern fringe of the Sahara, or more precisely from the area situated between the Western Anti-Atlas, the Jebel...

9783895006456
Walburg, Reinhold

Coins and Tokens from Ancient Ceylon

Ancient Ruhuna. Sri Lanka-German Archaeological Project in the Southern Province. Vol. 2. Ed. by H.-J. Weisshaar, S. Dissanayake and W. Wijeyapala

19.0 x 29.0 cm, 412 p., hardback
79,00 €

Coins are a principal source to elucidate both the pattern of trade between Sri Lanka and the western world in late antiquity and the island’s monetary and economic history. The...

Subseries: Ancient Ruhuna Volume: 1
9783895006371
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...

9783895005824
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....

9783895006487
Editor: Ernst-Herzfeld-Gesellschaft e.V.

Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie

Jahrbuch der Ernst-Herzfeld-Gesellschaft e.V. Band 1: Bericht über die Tagungen in Bamberg vom 1. bis 2. Juli 2005 und in Bonn vom 7. bis 8. Juli 2006

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 214 p., paperback / softback
59,00 €

Volume 1 of the „Contributions to Islamic Art History and Archaeology“ presents a part of the papers from the first two colloquies of the Ernst Herzfeld-Society, 2005 and 2006....

9783895006074
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
9783895005725
Buffa, Vittoria

Ma’layba et l’Age du Bronze du Yémen

22.5 x 31.0 cm, 340 p., cloth
68,00 €

Ma’layba, a settlement situated in the Aden hinterland (Yemen), was occupied from the end of the 3rd millennium to the 13th century BC. Here the joint German-Russian...

9783895006067
Breuer, Ingo

Existenzsicherung und Mobilität im ariden Marokko

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 220 p., hardback
54,00 €

The living conditions of former nomads in the arid mountain and desert regions of Morocco have been subject to dramatic change during the last decades. New economic and social...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 09
9783895005633
Brüggemann, Werner

Der Orientteppich

Einblicke in Geschichte und Ästhetik

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 448 p., hardback
98,00 €

This volume analyses for the first time the orient carpet by means of historical and aesthetical aspects. The author introduces five new issues on the orient carpet – which have...

9783895005749
Editor: Frevel, Christian; von Hesberg, Henner

Kult und Kommunikation

Medien in Heiligtümern der Antike

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 468 p., paperback / softback
42,00 €

Media research has become a common subject and method for various academic fields. But there is, so far, no such study dealing with media research in the field of archaeology....

9783895005527
Editor: Breuer, Ingo; Gertel, Jörg

Pastoral Morocco

Globalizing Scapes of Mobility and Insecurity

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 268 p., hardback
54,00 €

Pastoral Morocco explores the mobility of people and livestock in the context of neo-liberal globalization. Mobility is defined as a strategy to maintain and enhance access to...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 07
9783895005701
Mit einem vollständigen Nachdruck des Werkes »Sittliche und natürliche Geschichte von Tunkin« von Heinrich August Ottokar Reichard. Herausgegeben, kommentiert und illustriert von Andreas Reinecke und Nguyen Thi Thanh Luyen

Das alte Vietnam

Auf den Spuren des Abbé Charles-Thomas de Saint-Phalle in Tunkin

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 264 p., hardback
49,00 €

In 1779, the German scholar Heinrich August Ottokar Reichard translated the French book “Histoire naturelle, civile et politique du Tonquin” of Jérôme Richard, which had been...

9783895005855
Editor: Boschung, Dietrich; Hellenkemper, Hansgerd

Kosmos der Zeichen

Schriftbild und Bildformel in Antike und Mittelalter. Begleitbuch zur Ausstellung des Lehr- und Forschungszentrums für die antiken Kulturen des Mittelmeerraumes der Universität zu Köln und des Römisch-Germanischen Museums der Stadt Köln

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 384 p., paperback / softback
39,90 €

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Wenn Geisteswissenschaften „Lebensäußerungen des Menschen“ untersuchen, geschieht dies durch Sammlung und...

9783895005428
Bayer, Karl

Cristoforo Buondelmonti. Liber insularum (ULBD Ms. G 13)

Transkription des Düsseldorfer Exemplars, Übersetzung und Kommentar

30.0 x 43.0 cm, 92 p., paperback / softback
49,00 €

This volume contains a transliteration of "Liber insularum Archipelagi", the Düsseldorfer Manuscript Ms. G 13, that was already published as facsimile in 2005. The book also...

9783895005503
Fähnrich, Heinz

Kulturland Georgien

Kurzführer für Touristen

12.0 x 16.5 cm, 352 p., paperback / softback
29,90 €

The Georgians are one of the oldest ethnic groups in the Caucasus, which during their history have created many splendid works of art and culture. This compilation lists all kinds...

9783895005671
Ehmig, Ulrike

Die römischen Amphoren im Umland von Mainz

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 358 p., hardback
98,00 €

In this study the author assembles the Roman amphora of the area around the German city of Mainz. All pieces are documented with fotos and descriptions. Analyses of Mediterranian...

9783895005602
Editor: Tubach, Jürgen; Arafa, Mustafa
In cooperation with: Vashalomidze, Sophia

Inkulturation des Christentums im Sasanidenreich

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 324 p., hardback
69,00 €

This volume is the edition of various contributions to the subject of Inculturation of Christianity in other cultures. Under various aspects, they all discuss the phenomenon for...