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9783954901814
Editor: Jacquesson, Svetlana

History Making in Central and Northern Eurasia

Contemporary Actors and Practices

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

This volume seeks to extend our understanding of how knowledge about the past was and is being produced in central and northern Eurasia. Its authors use the methods of several...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 15
9783954901548
Ecca, Giulia

Die hippokratische Schrift Praecepta

Kritische Edition, Übersetzung und Kommentar. Mit Anhang: Ein Scholion zu Praec. 1

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 424 p., cloth
119,00 €

The ancient medical text Praecepta, which contains deontological rules on the ideal behaviour of physicians towards patients and colleagues, is one of the most difficult work of...

Series: Serta Graeca Volume: 32
97839549018456
Loy, Thomas

Bukharan Jews in the Soviet Union

Autobiographical Narrations of Mobility, Continuity and Change

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 304 p., hardback
118,00 €

Each of the autobiographical narrations presented in this study on Bukharan Jews is unique. Seen collectively, they amount to a comprehensive survey of Bukharan Jewish experiences...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 16
9783954901746
Wagner, Hans-Günter

Sutrengeschichten

Von Karma und Wiedergeburt

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 264 p., paperback / softback
24,90 €

Sutra stories tell the reader something about the results of good and bad deeds in a detailed and illustrative manner. A pleasant current state of existence is explained as the...

9783954901036
Paul, Jürgen

Lokale und imperiale Herrschaft im Iran des 12. Jahrhunderts

Herrschaftspraxis und Konzepte

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 568 p., hardback
148,00 €

How is political rule organised? Top-down, in a process of delegation? Or are there other forms and can local rulers take their position without being legitimised from above,...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 13
9783954900497
Wagner, Hans-Günter

Buddhistische Fabeln

Still hören ist besser als laut zu beten

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 256 p., paperback / softback
24,90 €

„Listening still is better than praying loudly“ contains 171 parables and allegories stemming from the Buddhist traditions of China and India. Chinese Buddhist prose conveys...

9783954900404
Editor: Pannewick, Friederike; Khalil, Georges
In cooperation with: Albers, Yvonne

Commitment and Beyond

Reflections on/of the Political in Arabic Literature since the 1940s

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 356 p., hardback
79,00 €

This book is about relations between literature, society and politics in the Arab world. It is an attempt to come to terms with the changing conceptualizations of the political in...

9783954900930
Editor: Hofmeister, Wernfried; Dietl, Cora
In cooperation with: Böhm, Astrid

Jahrbuch der Oswald von Wolkenstein-Gesellschaft

Band 20 (2014/2015): Das Geistliche Spiel des europäischen Spätmittelalters

14.8 x 21.0 cm, 520 p., hardback
69,00 €

In recent years, the presentation and communication of contents of faith that are valuable to create identities through the audio-visual media of theatre, at a time when there was...

9783895009563
Beck, Gertrud

Trojasummen

Das »Elsässische Trojabuch« und die gedruckten Trojakompilationen

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 360 p., cloth
110,00 €

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Troja galt im Mittelalter als die Idealstadt schlechthin. Daher spielte der Trojastoff in der mittelalterlichen...

9783954900800
Editor: Bennewitz, Ingrid; Ohlendorf, Wiebke

Von Heiligen, Rittern und Narren

Mediävistische Studien für Hans-Joachim Behr zum 65. Geburtstag

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 224 p., cloth
69,00 €

This Festschrift, published on the occasion of Hans-Joachim Behr’s 65th birthday, offers a wide range of contributions by renowned scholars of medieval studies as well as...

9783954900503
Editor: Brockmann, Christian; Deckers, Daniel; Koch, Lutz; Valente, Stefano

Handschriften- und Textforschung heute

Zur Überlieferung der griechischen Literatur. Festschrift für Dieter Harlfinger aus Anlass seines 70. Geburtstages

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 384 p., cloth
98,00 €

This volume is a collection of papers on Greek and Byzantine manuscript studies. The main topics covered are related to the textual transmission of texts from Antiquity, to the...

Series: Serta Graeca Volume: 30
9783895008047
Winckler, Barbara

Grenzgänge

Androgynie – Wahnsinn – Utopie im Romanwerk von Huda Barakat

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 272 p., hardback
69,00 €

Hudā Barakāt’s novels are complex and densely woven texts that focus on the obsessions and inner conflicts of their protagonists. The first monograph dealing with the Lebanese...

9783954900152
Hg. von Horst Brunner, Dietrich Huschenbett, Ernstpeter Ruhe, Rolf Sprandel, Benedikt K. Vollmann (†), Norbert Richard Wolf

Das Arzneibuch Ortolfs von Baierland

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 320 p., cloth
59,00 €

Around 1300, a surgeon named Ortolf – born in the duchy of Bavaria and settled in Wurzburg – wrote a textbook of medicine, which in brief covers all topics of medieval medicine –...

9783895009822
Bellan, Monique

Dismember Remember

Das anatomische Theater von Lina Saneh und Rabih Mroué

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 240 p., hardback
59,00 €

What happens if a body is dissected with words rather than physically? If what is taken apart is reassembled? What impact does this have on how we see things? This volume is the...

9783895009471
Herausgegeben von Ingrid Bennewitz und Horst Brunner unter redaktioneller Mitarbeit von Maria Wüstenhagen

Jahrbuch der Oswald von Wolkenstein-Gesellschaft

Band 19 (2012/2013): Oswald von Wolkenstein im Kontext der Liedkunst seiner Zeit

14.8 x 21.0 cm, 496 p., hardback
69,00 €

The South Tyrolean knight Oswald von Wolkenstein (ca. 1377-1445) is the most notable German lyricist of the late Middle Ages. The present volume contains 25 articles in total,...

9783895009235
Editor: Bennewitz, Ingrid; Layher, William

der âventiuren dôn

Klang, Hören und Hörgemeinschaften in der deutschen Literatur des Mittelalters

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 176 p., cloth
59,00 €

The contributions in this volume assess the value of the acoustic in the Middle Ages and evaluate its importance in medieval literature. Although a great deal of research in...

9783895009136
Davila, Carl

The Andalusian Music of Morocco

Al-Ala: History, Society and Text

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 368 p., hardback
89,00 €

This book reframes the history of the Andalusian music of Morocco by highlighting the interplay of oral and literary processes in the preservation and transmission of this...

9783895009433
Brunner, Horst

Formgeschichte der Sangspruchdichtung des 12. bis 15. Jahrhunderts

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 260 p., cloth
69,00 €

In spite of the widespread opinion that medieval poetry, and particularly song, is to a great extent a formal art, questions of form are often marginal in research concerning the...

9783895009396
Franke-Ziedan, Claudia

Satire und Kontext

Gesellschaftskritik in den Dramen des ägyptischen Autors Ali Salem

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 272 p., hardback
69,00 €

This study examines the dramas of the Egyptian writer Ali Salem (b. 1936). In addition to determining Salem’s position in literary history and outlining developments in modern...

9783895009488
Bürgel, Johann Christoph
Editor: Newid, Mehr Ali; Mumm, Peter-Arnold

Nachtigallen an Gottes Thron

Studien zur persischen Dichtung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 304 p., hardback
68,00 €

To date, only a few pioneers have made classical Persian poetry and philosophy accessible to the occidental eye. During the 17th and 18th centuries, influential travellers brought...