Cultural Studies

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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
Rahman, Aman ur; Falk, Harry

Seals, Sealings and Tokens from Gandhara

24.0 x 30.0 cm, 240 p., hardback
89,00 €

Ancient seals say much about people, their names, preferred styles and self-esteem. Over many decades Aman ur Rahman has built a large collection of seals from North-Western...

Hrsg. von Martin Przybilski mit Beiträgen von Theresia Biehl, Christoph Gerhardt und Stefan Hannes Greil

Studien zu ausgewählten Fastnachtspielen des Hans Folz

Struktur – Autorschaft – Quellen

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 144 p., hardback
49,00 €

At the threshold of modernism, the artisan poet Hans Folz plays a significant role as author and printer in the cultural center of Nuremberg. Part of his multifaceted oeuvre...

Hayduk, Hanna Sofia

Rechtsidee und Bild

Zur Funktion und Ikonografie der Bilder in Rechtsbüchern vom 9. bis zum 16. Jahrhundert

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 372 p., hardback
68,00 €

This volume offers the first comprehensive examination of illustrations in German legal manuscripts dating from the earliest such works (9th century) to printed books of the 16th...

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...

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
Klein, Almuth

Funktion und Nutzung der Krypta im Mittelalter

Heiligsprechung und Heiligenverehrung am Beispiel Italien

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 288 p., hardback
68,00 €

Under the lasting influence of romantic-mystic views of the 19th and 20th century the function of a crypt within the structure of a church is still a matter of false...

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...

Editor: Bentz, Martin; Reusser, Christoph

Etruskisch-italische und römisch-republikanische Häuser

24.0 x 32.0 cm, 304 p., hardback
69,00 €

In contrast to the tombs and shrines, the pre-Roman houses of Italy have been poorly studied. Although Etruscan studies have for some time been concerned with living quarters of...

Series: Studien zur Antiken Stadt Volume: 9
Spier, Jeffrey

Treasures of the Ferrell Collection

24.0 x 31.0 cm, 340 p., hard cover with dust jacket
98,00 €

James Ferrell has collected Greek and Roman antiquities for many years to satisfy his life-long interest in ancient history. His collection is particularly important for its...

Editor: Jörg, Christian; Jucker, Michael

Spezialisierung und Professionalisierung

Träger und Foren städtischer Außenpolitik während des späten Mittelalters und der frühen Neuzeit

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 256 p., cloth
49,00 €

The volume documents the findings of an international conference held in Trier in cooperation with the "Historisch-Kulturwissenschaftliches Forschungszentrum" and the A 9 project...

Gebauer, Amy

»Christus und die minnende Seele«

An Analysis of Circulation, Text, and Iconography

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 352 p., cloth
78,00 €

The late medieval verse dialogue ‘Christus und die minnende Seele’ portrays the journey of the soul as the bride of Christ toward mystical union in a series of 20 to 24 individual...

Adler, Georg
Illustrated by: Krauskopf, Joachim

Handbuch Buchverschluss und Buchbeschlag

Terminologie und Geschichte im deutschsprachigen Raum, in den Niederlanden und Italien vom frühen Mittelalter bis in die Gegenwart

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 256 p., hardback
98,00 €

What makes the publication of this book timely and necessary is the apparent need by historians, academics and collectors of antique books for a standardized terminology to...

Editor: Bemmann, Jan; Erdenebat, Ulambayar; Pohl, Ernst

Mongolian-German Karakorum Expedition

Vol. 1: Excavations in the Craftsman Quarter at the Main Road (= Bonn Contributions to Asian Archaeology, Vol. 2)

19.0 x 29.0 cm, 336 p., hardback
98,00 €

Karakorum, the first capital of the Mongol empire, has, since 1998, been explored by archaeologists from the University of Bonn in an interdisciplinary and international...

Newid, Mehr Ali

Aromata in der iranischen Kultur

unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der persischen Dichtung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 368 p., hardback
79,00 €

This volume is the result of more than 10 years' research in Persian culture from the Achaemenid period (559 B.C.) until the end of the Safavids’ time (1722 A.D.). The main...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 11
Editor: Mann, Christian; Haake, Matthias; von den Hoff, Ralf

Rollenbilder in der athenischen Demokratie

Medien, Gruppen, Räume im politischen und sozialen System. Beiträge zu einem interdisziplinären Kolloqium in Freiburg i.Br., 24. bis 25. November 2006

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 224 p., hardback
59,00 €

This volume contains eight papers under a common focus: the complexity of image- and role- construction in classical Athens. The development of democracy came along with a growing...

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...

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...

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...

Ugalde, María Fernanda

Iconografía de la Cultura Tolita

Lecturas del discurso ideológico en las representaciones figurativas del Desarrollo Regional

19.0 x 29.0 cm, 224 p., hardback
79,00 €

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Unter den vorspanischen Kulturen Ecuadors ist die Kultur von Tolita für ihre detailreich ausgearbeiteten Figuren...