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Muhammad Iqbal’s Romanticism of Power

A Post-Structural Approach to His Persian Lyrical Poetry

284 p., E-book
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A study of the Persian poetry of Muḥammad Iqbāl (1877-1938), today Pakistan’s national poet, this work identifies the position his poems occupied between tradition and modernity, specifying the appeal they held for his contemporaries. Drawing on structural text analysis, the …

Martyrdom in Literature

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

380 p., E-book
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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 …

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 …

Hg. von der Ernst-Herzfeld-Gesellschaft. Redaktion: Lorenz Korn und Anja Heidenreich unter Mitarbeit von Barbara Finster, Barbara Henning, Robert Hillenbrand, Miriam Kühn, Markus Ritter und Robert Schick

Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie

Jahrbuch der Ernst-Herzfeld-Gesellschaft e.V. Band 3

414 p., E-book
89.00 €
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Ornament has always been regarded as a field in which Islamic Art has excelled. However, it can be debated whether ornamental treatment of surfaces can actually be seen as a typical feature of a particular culture. The papers given on …

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

352 p., E-book
79.00 €
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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 A.D.) around 125 km north of Bagdad is one of the largest archaeological …

From Ordinary to Luxury

Islamic Ceramics from Iran, Central Asia and Afghanistan

192 p., E-book
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“From Ordinary to Luxury” is based on the glazed and unglazed pottery from The Bumiller Collection and is a profound study of Iranian and Central Asian ceramics. The Bumiller set is not a collection of masterpieces, but gives an insight …