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Central Periphery? Art, Culture and History of the Medieval Jazira (Northern Mesopotamia, 8th-15th centuries)

Papers on the Conference held at the University of Bamberg, 31 October–2 November, 2012

280 p., E-book
98.00 €
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The medieval Jazira has still to offer a multitude of topics for research. As a crossroads in which artistic currents from different regions met, it is unique in the history of the Near East, and at the same time, as …

Die Entblößung der Wörter

aš-Šidyāqs literarische Listen als Kultur- und Gesellschaftskritik im 19. Jahrhundert

408 p., E-book

How do word lists matter for Arabic literature? From the perspective of Literary and Cultural Studies, this monograph approaches the literary word lists of Aḥmad Fāris al-Shidyāq (1805/1806–1887), one of the most important Arab intellectuals of the nineteenth century, and …

Editor: Jost Gippert

Georgische Handschriften

176 p., E-book
39.90 €
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Few languages ​​in the world look back on more than 1500 years of uninterrupted written tradition – Georgian, the language of the Christian country south of the Caucasus, is one of them. Since their Christianisation in the fourth century, Georgians, …