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Zwei kirchliche Palastanlagen in Hulwan aus umayyadischer Zeit

Grabungen der Egyptian Antiquities Organization in den Jahren 1948 bis 1949

200 p., E-book
69.00 €
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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 of the late antiquity (ca. A.D. 700). They belong thus …

Das Wort im Bild

Untersuchung zu den Ikonographien von Mönchen und Märtyrern in Ägypten und zu ihren Grundlagen in der koptischen Hagiographie

440 p., E-book
148.00 €
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In the Coptic Church, numerous pictorial representations with Christian content attest their deep significance for the Coptic faith. In order to give expression to individual motifs, individual passages from various texts were transformed into works of representational art, and thus …

Frühbyzantinische textile Kopfbedeckungen

Typologie, Verbreitung, Chronologie und soziologischer Kontext nach Originalfunden

368 p., E-book
128.00 €
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The analysis of archaeological textiles in order to write their ancient cultural history is still in its infancy. This study contributes to this process by cataloging more than 600 original pieces of headwear from the late Roman and early Byzantine …

Death and Burial in the Near East from Roman to Islamic Times

Research in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt

264 p., E-book
148.00 €
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This book is based on a German-Arab colloquium held in Amman in September 2013, where current excavation and research results on death and burial from Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Egypt were presented. For the first time, Arab and Near Eastern …

Reproduktion und Bild

Zur Wiederholung und Vervielfältigung von Reliefs in römischer Zeit

215 p., E-book
110.00 €
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The ancient (re-)production of images seen through a cultural-historical perspective is at the heart of this study, which, by the means of case studies, examines the specific situational conditions and various influences concerning the production of relief images in the …

Kaiser, Senatoren und Gelehrte

Untersuchungen zum spätantiken männlichen Privatporträt

456 p., E-book
98.00 €
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Ein wichtiges Phänomen im römischen Porträt ist das „Zeitgesicht“, die Angleichung der Bürger an das Bildnis des Kaisers. Zur Zeit Konstantins des Großen wird jedoch nach 300 Jahren dieser unmittelbar erfahrbare Reflex der zuvor prägenden Prinzipatsideologie aufgegeben und insbesondere die …