Islamic History of Art

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Editor: Szántó, Iván

Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie

Jahrbuch der Ernst Herzfeld-Gesellschaft e.V. Vol. 9. Spaces and Frontiers of Islamic Art and Archaeology

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 168 p., hardback
79,00 €

The concepts of frontier, boundary, and border, and consequently of spaces and regions they delimit, have left a persistent mark on the perception of geography, whether expounded...

Editor: Ritter, Markus; Ben Azzouna, Nourane; Göloğlu, Sabiha

Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie

Jahrbuch der Ernst Herzfeld-Gesellschaft e.V. Vol. 8

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 230 p., hardback
98,00 €

Volume 8 of the Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie, edited by Markus Ritter and Nourane Ben Azzouna, with Sabiha Göloğlu, presents fresh research from the Ernst...

Editor: Heidenreich, Anja

Cuatrovitas (Bollullos de la Mitación, Prov. of Seville, Spain)

New investigations into the Almohad mosque and abandoned village

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 312 p., hardback
128,00 €

The publication presents an investigation into rural settlement archeology in the hinterland of Almohad Seville. Many available methods from different disciplines were used for...

Saba, Matthew

Impermanent Monuments, Lasting Legacies: The Dār al-Khilāfa of Samarra and Palace Building in Early Abbasid Iraq

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 216 p., hardback
129,00 €

This book offers a new interpretation of early Abbasid palaces as “impermanent monuments.” Synthesizing an array of sources, ranging from archaeological finds and classical Arabic...

Sörries, Reiner

Von Allah bis Zypresse

Bildwörterbuch zur islamischen Ikonographie

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 264 p., paperback / softback
29,95 €

The alleged Mohammedan image ban is opposed by a diverse Islamic world of images, which knows religious and profane scenes as well as mythological and symbolic motifs. They are...

Editor: Müller-Wiener, Martina; Mollenhauer, Anne

Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie

Jahrbuch der Ernst Herzfeld-Gesellschaft e.V. Vol. 7

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 260 p., hardback
98,00 €

Volume 7 of "Beiträge zur Islamische Kunst und Archäologie" (BIKA) brings together contributions from the 10th and 12th Colloquium of the Ernst Herzfeld Society. It focuses on...

Koppel, Angela

Die Stuckarbeiten aus Kharab Sayyar

Das Große Haus und die Moschee

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 152 p., hardback
110,00 €

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Einer der überraschenden Entdeckungen unserer Ausgrabungen im abbasidischen Kharab Sayyar war die Freilegung...

Series: Ausgrabungen Kharab Sayyar Volume: 4
O'Neill, D'Arne

The Stone and Metal Miniature Repertoire of the Awam Cemetery Marib (Yemen)

22.5 x 31.0 cm, 488 p., hardback
98,00 €

From furniture to food, animals to architecture, manuscripts to musical instruments, most objects have been miniaturised at one time or another. This study outlines a first...

Editor: Ernst-Herzfeld-Gesellschaft e.V.; Korn, Lorenz; Ivren, Cigdem

Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie

Jahrbuch der Ernst Herzfeld-Gesellschaft e.V. Vol. 6, Encompassing the Sacred in Islamic Art

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 176 p., hardback
79,00 €

To what extent has Islam as a religion shaped the art and material culture of the Middle East and North Africa? How is Islamic religion, in turn, informed by art and material...

Würz, Michael

Organizing an Urban Way of Life in the Steppe

Water, Agriculture, Townscape and Economy in the Early Islamic Town of Kharab Sayyar

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 448 p., hardback
148,00 €

Organizing an Urban Way of Life in the Steppe – Water, Agriculture, Townscape and Economy in the Early Islamic Town of Kharab Sayyar.
As the third volume in this series,...

Series: Ausgrabungen Kharab Sayyar Volume: 3
Sörries, Reiner

Handbuch zur Islamischen Archäologie und Kunstgeschichte

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 768 p., hardback
98,00 €

In the style of the classical handbook, the Handbook on Islamic Archaeology and Art History contains 765 pages with over 400 colour illustrations covering the entire field of...

Editor: Müller-Wiener, Martina; Korn, Lorenz

Central Periphery? Art, Culture and History of the Medieval Jazira (Northern Mesopotamia, 8th-15th centuries)

Papers on the Conference held at the University of Bamberg, 31 October–2 November, 2012

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 280 p., hardback
98,00 €

The medieval Jazira has still to offer a multitude of topics for research. As a crossroads in which artistic currents from different regions met, it is unique in the history of...

Ritter, Markus

Der umayyadische Palast des 8. Jahrhunderts in Hirbat al-Minya am See von Tiberias

Bau und Baudekor

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 395 p., hardback
119,00 €

The book provides an art historical and archaeological study of the architecture and the architectural decoration of the remarkable early Islamic palatial residence in Khirbat...

Grossmann, Peter; Saad (†), Zaki Yusef

Zwei kirchliche Palastanlagen in Hulwan aus umayyadischer Zeit

Grabungen der Egyptian Antiquities Organization in den Jahren 1948 bis 1949

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 200 p., hardback
69,00 €

The book deals with two ecclesiastical palaces. They were excavated by the Egyptian antiquities service in the years 1948/49 and they are dated according to the sources to the end...

Editor: Ernst-Herzfeld-Gesellschaft e.V.; Ritter, Markus; Sturkenboom, Ilse; Valdéz Fernandéz, Fernando

Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie

Jahrbuch der Ernst Herzfeld-Gesellschaft e.V. Band 5

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 224 p., hardback
79,00 €

Geographically spanning from Spain to Central Asia, the themes included in the fifth volume of Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie encompass architecture, archaeology,...

Arnold, Felix; Canto Garcia, Alberto; Vallejo Triano, Antonio

Munyat ar-Rummaniya

Ein islamischer Landsitz bei Córdoba. Teil 1 Palastanlagen

21.0 x 31.5 cm, 448 p., cloth
198,00 €

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Erstmals werden die archäologischen Überreste einer Landvilla aus der Glanzzeit des islamischen Córdoba...

Series: Madrider Beiträge Volume: 34 Part: 1
Editor: Gerlach, Iris

South Arabia and its Neighbours. Phenomena of Intercultural Contacts

14. Recontres Sabéennes

22.5 x 31.0 cm, 240 p., hardback
78,00 €

The 14th volume in the series “Archäologische Berichte aus dem Yemen”, presents the proceedings of the 14th Rencontres Sabéennes which took place in Berlin 2010. The main theme of...

Würz, Michael

Architektur und Struktur des nordöstlichen Stadtgebietes von Kharab Sayyar, Nordsyrien

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 232 p., hardback
98,00 €

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Der zweite Band dokumentiert die Struktur und Architektur der Wohngebiete im Südosten der Stadt. Die...

Series: Ausgrabungen Kharab Sayyar Volume: 2
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...

Hg. von der Ernst-Herzfeld-Gesellschaft. Redaktion: Julia Gonnella unter Mitarbeit von Rania Abdellatif und Simone Struth

Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie

Jahrbuch der Ernst-Herzfeld-Gesellschaft e.V. Band 4

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 352 p., hardback
79,00 €

In 2011, the Museum of Islamic Art in Berlin celebrated the 100th anniversary of the German excavations of the Islamic-medieval site Samarra. The former Abbasid capital (836-892...

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