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9783895008467
Lang, Jörn

Mit Wissen geschmückt?

Zur bildlichen Rezeption griechischer Dichter und Denker in der römischen Lebenswelt

22.5 x 31.5 cm, 278 p., hardback
98,00 €

The relations between Greek and Roman culture constituted a continuous exchange since the Roman expansion into the Eastern Mediterranean area in the second century BC. One aspect...

Series: Monumenta Artis Romanae Volume: 39
9783895009259
Kölbl, Bernhard A.

Autorität der Autorschaft: Heinrich Glarean als Vermittler seiner Musiktheorie

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 352 p., hardback
68,00 €

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Die Arbeit widmet sich am Beispiel der 1547 in Basel gedruckten musiktheoretischen Schrift „Dodekachordon“ den...

Series: Elementa Musicae Volume: 6
9783895008962
Editor: Löser, Freimut; Steinke, Robert; Vogelgsang, Klaus; Wolf, Klaus

Neuere Aspekte germanistischer Spätmittelalterforschung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 292 p., cloth
58,00 €

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Die hier publizierten Tagungsbeiträge bilanzieren und perspektivieren Aspekte der Forschung zum deutschen...

9783895004551
Berg, Eberhard

Building the Sherpa’s New Present in the Age of Globalization

The construction of a novel tradtion as well as a collective Sherpa identity in a new place through the performance of Tibetan Buddhist ritual celebrations: a close look at the present revitalisation of Sherpa Buddhism, culture, and society

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 288 p., with dust jacket
39,80 €

The central concern of this book is a detailed examination of both the strategy and the means employed whereby the Sherpas have been successfully managing the creation of a novel...

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By Gudrun Bühnemann with Transliterations and Translations from the Newari by Kashinath Tamot

The Life of the Buddha

Buddhist and Saiva Iconography and Visual Narratives in Artists’ Sketchbooks from Nepal

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 204 p., with dust jacket
49,90 €

This book describes, analyses and reproduce line drawings from two manuscripts and a related section from a third manuscript. These are:
1. Manuscript M.82.169.2, preserved in...

9783895008474
Von Sieglinde Hartmann unter redaktioneller Mitarbeit von Michael Schurk

Deutsche Liebeslyrik vom Minnesang bis zu Oswald von Wolkenstein

oder die Erfindung der Liebe im Mittelalter

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 224 p., hardback
49,00 €

This initial volume of the series provides a basic introduction into the particularities of the history of mentality, language and literature in a study of the Middle Ages...

9783895007064
Busch, Alexandra W.

Militär in Rom

Militärische und paramilitärische Einheiten im kaiserzeitlichen Stadtbild

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

In the Republican period Rome was considered a “demilitarised” zone. Under Augustus soldiers were stationed in the imperial capital for the first time, making a decisive turning...

Series: Palilia Volume: 20
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...