CE period up to c 1500

Martyrdom in Literature

Visions of Death and Meaningful Suffering in Europe and the Middle East from Antiquity to Modernity

380 p., E-book
59.00 €
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This book aims to achieve a deeper understanding of the very human phenomenon of martyrdom by analysing in detail its highly varied re-enactments in European and Middle Eastern literatures. Despite its divergent historical, religious, philosophical or political circumstances, there does …

Straßen von der Frühgeschichte bis in die Moderne

Verkehrswege – Kulturträger – Lebensraum

344 p., E-book
39.90 €
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Roads have been the key for the development of land and the exchange of goods and knowledge since antiquity. Connecting regions, peoples and cultures, roads have supported social and economic systems through all ages.
In prehistoric times, roads mostly followed …

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 …