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Endangered Iranian Languages

122 p., E-book
39.90 €
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This edited volume brings together work by theoretical linguists and field linguists who share a strong commitment to the scientific documentation and investigation of endangered Iranian languages. Five chapters of this volume represent the contributors’ findings on endangered Iranian languages …

Azandname

An edition and literary-critical study of the Manichaean-Sogdian Parable-Book

216 p., E-book
79.00 €
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This work is an edition and literary-critical study of a Manichaean text in Sogdian known as the Āzandnāmē, or Parable-Book. The first part is a new and expanded edition of the Sogdian text with English translation and philological commentary. The …

Watañi lāntaṃ

Khotanese and Tumshuqese Loanwords in Tocharian

332 p., E-book
Open Access

Contacts between Tocharian A and B and Khotanese and Tumshuqese, four languages once spoken in today’s Xīnjiāng Uyghur Autonomous Region in Northwest China, lack a comprehensive treatment and are still a controversial topic. This work contains the first systematic investigation …

Von Ludwig Paul With the cooperation of Pejman Firoozbakhsh

An Analytical Bibliography of New Iranian Languages and Dialects

Based on Persian publications since ca. 1980

448 p., E-book
98.00 €
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This bibliography is a collection of ca. 3,600 publications on new West Iranian languages and dialects (except Persian) that have been published in Iran since the revolution of 1979. It includes works on languages and dialects, e.g., grammars, dictionaries, and …

Writers and Rulers

Perspectives on Their Relationship from Abbasid to Safavid Times

260 p., E-book
59.00 €
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Nine essays explore the ways in which individual Arabic and Persian authors between the 9th and 17th centuries (with examples drawn from the Abbasid to the Safavid dynasties) chose rulers and other political leaders as the recipients for their writings, …

Hg. von der Ernst-Herzfeld-Gesellschaft. Redaktion: Markus Ritter und Lorenz Korn

Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie

Jahrbuch der Ernst-Herzfeld-Gesellschaft e.V. Band 2

246 p., E-book
69.00 €
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The subjects of volume 2 of the „Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie“ (BIKA, Contributions to Islamic Art History and Archaeology) include architecture, painting, textile arts, minor and applied arts as well as archaeology. Analyses of individual works and groups …

Textbuch modernes Persisch

336 p., E-book
39.90 €
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The Textbook Modern Persian contains thirty selected readings about contemporary Iran from various disciplinary perspectives. Each chapter of the book includes an introduction to the topic, a rating of the complexity of the text, the philological acquisition of lexical fields …