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9783895008139
Editor: Filatkina, Natalia; Münch, Birgit Ulrike; Kleine-Engel, Ane

Formelhaftigkeit in Text und Bild

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 312 p., cloth
49,00 €

This volume comprises interdisciplinary papers on different subjects in the field of the humanities, which were read at a workshop of the same name at the University of Trier in...

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...

9783895007248
Roesler, Ulrike

Frühe Quellen zum buddhistischen Stufenweg in Tibet

Indische und tibetische Traditionen im »dPe chos« des Po-to-ba Rin-chen-gsal

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 740 p., hardback
69,00 €

During the 11th and 12th centuries, Tibetan culture underwent fundamental changes. It was during this period that Buddhism became firmly rooted on the Tibetan plateau and its...

9783895008528
Schmidt, Heike C.

Westcar on the Nile

A journey through Egypt in the 1820s

21.0 x 27.0 cm, 264 p., hardback
49,00 €

On November 6, 1823, four Englishmen disembarked in the harbour of Alexandria. In the succeeding ten months, they traveled up the Nile as far as the Second Cataract and, in 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...

9783895004544
Pakdeekham, Santi

Pitakamala. »The Garland of the Pitaka«

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 380 p., paperback / softback
39,00 €

“Pitakamala” or “The Garland of the Pitaka” is a Northern Thai text that describes the Buddhist scriptures as they were traditionally transmitted in palm-leaf manuscripts kept in...

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...

9783895008177
Von Klaus Müller mit Beiträgen von Valentin Kockel

Die Ehrenbögen in Pompeji

24.0 x 32.0 cm, 140 p., hardback
59,00 €

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Fünf Bogenbauten zieren als Ehrenmonumente zentral gelegene Plätze Pompejis. Seit langem sind sie bekannt und...

Series: Studien zur Antiken Stadt Volume: 10
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
9783895008191
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...

9783895007903
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...

9783895007187
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...

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...

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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
9783895007859
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...

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...

9783895007798
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
9783895007958
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...