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9783954900510
Sörries, Reiner

Von Mekka bis Berlin

Archäologie und Kulturgeschichte des islamischen Friedhofs

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 288 p., hardback
49,00 €

In this book the Islamic burial culture is presented extensively on the basis of their cemeteries, mausoleums and grave architecture from its beginnings at the time of Muhammad...

9783895009648
Gertzen, Thomas L.

Boote, Burgen, Bischarin

Heinrich Schäfers Tagebuch einer Nubienreise zum zweiten Nilkatarakt im Jahre 1900

21.0 x 27.0 cm, 280 p., hardback
79,00 €

In 1900 five German scholars travelled to the region of the second cataract to study pharaonic fortifications and pursue ethnographic research in Nubia. Surplus funds from the...

9783895009679
Wulf, Christine

Die Inschriften des Landkreises Hildesheim

19.0 x 27.0 cm, 560 p., hard cover with dust jacket
69,00 €

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Der Band bietet eine kommentierte Edition von ca. 450 Inschriftentexten sowie Jahreszahlen und Initialen von 83...

Series: Die Deutschen Inschriften Volume: 88
Subseries: Göttinger Reihe Volume: 16
9783895009532
Zahn, Peter

Die Inschriften der Friedhöfe St. Johannis, St. Rochus und Wöhrd zu Nürnberg (1609-1650)

Teilband III: (1609 bis 1650). Nachträge und Berichtigungen zu den Bänden I-II (1972 und 2008)

19.0 x 27.0 cm, 1050 p., hard cover with dust jacket
118,00 €

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Der Band setzt die Edition der Inschriften der 1518 außerhalb der Mauern Nürnbergs angelegten Begräbnisplätze...

Series: Die Deutschen Inschriften Volume: 90
Subseries: Münchener Reihe Volume: 16
9783895009082
Editor: Henkel, Nikolaus

Inschriften als Zeugnisse kulturellen Gedächtnisses

40 Jahre Deutsche Inschriften in Göttingen. Beiträge zum Jubiläumskolloquium vom 22. Oktober 2010 in Göttingen

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 176 p., hardback
38,00 €

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Unter diesem Motto wurde mit einem Kolloquium zum Thema „Inschriften als Zeugnisse kulturellen Gedächtnisses“ an...

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...

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...

9783895007644
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...

9783895007811
Editor: Wulf, Christine; Wehking, Sabine; Henkel, Nikolaus

Klöster und Inschriften

Glaubenszeugnisse gestickt, gemalt, gehauen, graviert. Beiträge zur Tagung am 30. Oktober 2009 im Kloster Lüne

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 296 p., hardback
38,00 €

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Die Publikation ordnet die Erträge des Bandes »Die Inschriften der Lüneburger Klöster. Ebstorf, Isenhagen, Lüne,...

9783895002489
Al-Bagdadi, Nadia

Vorgestellte Öffentlichkeit

Zur Genese moderner Prosa in Ägypten (1860 bis 1908)

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

This socio-literary study examines the relationship between processes of modernisation and reform, and new literary genres produced in Egypt of the second half of the 19th...

9783895006920
Sattarov, Rufat

Islam, State, and Society in Independent Azerbaijan

Between Historical Legacy and Post-Soviet Reality - with special reference to Baku and its environs

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 394 p., hardback
62,00 €

The dissolution of the Soviet Union and the appearance of new independent states in its place resulted in dramatic changes in geopolitics. Azerbaijan emerged as one of the new...

Series: Kaukasienstudien Volume: 11
9783895006661
Taha, Ibrahim

Arabic Minimalist Story

Genre, Politics and Poetics in the Self-colonial Era

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 184 p., hardback
49,00 €

One of the major aims of this book is to characterize the Arabic minimalist story as a newly established genre of narrative fiction that exploits a host of “austere” techniques in...

9783895006388
Editor: Baldauf, Ingeborg; Gammer, Moshe; Loy, Thomas

Bukharan Jews in the 20th Century

History, Experience and Narration

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 240 p., hardback
45,00 €

Although the Jews of Central Asia have a long, eventful and fascinating history, the community of the Bukharan Jews attracted very little attention from researchers until...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 09
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...

9783895005138
Roos, Burgi

Qamishly, Plumes et Ténèbres

Lectures de quatre œuvres en prose de Salim Barakat

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 226 p., hardback
49,00 €

This study explores the early prose work of the Syrian-Kurdish novelist and poet Salim Barakat (b. 1951). Containing elements of both the realistic and fantastic, his narrative...

9783895005718
Sidorko, Clemens P.

Dschihad im Kaukasus

Antikolonialer Widerstand der Dagestaner und Tschetschenen gegen das Zarenreich (18. Jahrhundert bis 1859)

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 520 p., hardback
82,00 €

From an early stage the fight of the Muslim people of the Northern Caucasus against the advancing Russian empire coincided with religious reform movements. The study examines the...

Series: Kaukasienstudien Volume: 10
9783895005183
Editor: Pflitsch, Andreas; Winckler, Barbara

Poetry’s Voice – Society’s Norms

Forms of Interaction between Middle Eastern Writers and their Societies

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 306 p., hardback
68,00 €

Literary works are much more than mere illustrations of societal conditions. Literature is the setting in which society discusses itself. In this volume, international scholars of...

9783895004872
Gindhart, Marion

Das Kometenjahr 1618

Antikes und zeitgenössisches Wissen in der frühneuzeitlichen Kometenliteratur des deutschsprachigen Raumes

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 336 p., cloth
68,00 €

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Seit dem Altertum erfahren Kometen eine vielfältige Rezeption, die teilweise von starken Traditionslinien...

9783895003691
Editor: Neuwirth, Angelika; Islebe, Andreas Christian

Reflections on Reflections

Near Eastern Writers Reading Literature

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 408 p., hardback
88,00 €

This volume assembles the papers read at a symposium on the diverse forms of literature reception and intertextuality in Middle Eastern literatures in general and Arabic...

9783895004612
Dové, Peter

Erzählte Tradition

Historische und literarische Figuren im Werk von Zakariya Tamir. Eine narratologische Analyse

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 208 p., hardback
29,00 €

Zakariyyā Tāmir (b. 1931) is generally considered to be one of the most innovative authors in contemporary Arabic literature. One characteristic of his short stories is how they...