Mitteilungen zur Spätantiken Archäologie und Byzantinischen Kunstgeschichte 8-2021

Imaginum orbis. Bilderwelten zwischen Spätantike und Byzanz. Festschrift anlässlich des 80. Geburtstags von Johannes G. Deckers

304 p., E-book
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This book is a commemorative publication on the occasion of the 80th birthday of Prof. Dr. Johannes G. Deckers, former professor of Byzantine art history at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich. The volume brings together a total of 18 contributions by …

Jenseits der Dichotomie von Text und Bild

Verfahren der Veranschaulichung und Verlebendigung in Mittelalter und Früher Neuzeit

464 p., E-book
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This volume brings together the research findings of a DFG network of Germanists and art historians. The focus is on processes of visualisation and vivification in the sister arts of painting and poetry. For Christian-influenced pre-modern art production, it was …

guldîne linge

Fünf Essays zu Gottfrieds Tristan

120 p., E-book
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In his Tristan novel, Gottfried von Straßburg uses narrative traditions and common motifs of ancient, Celtic, French, Medieval Latin and German traditions. Furthermore, he incorporates aspects of material culture and contemporary scholarly knowledge. This book’s five essays can be read …

Der Mythos Niko Pirosmani

Auf den Spuren eines kuriosen Künstlerlebens im Georgien der Jahrhundertwende. Übersetzt aus dem Georgischen von Heinz Fähnrich

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Today, Niko Pirosmani (1865-1919) is considered one of the most important painters in the history of 20th century art. As a self-taught, penniless vagabond and artist in life, his work was characterised by a uniqueness that was fed exclusively by …

Die Könige der Parnawasiden

Georgien in der Weltgeschichte

122 p., E-book
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Zwei Herrscherdynastien haben den Verlauf der Geschichte Georgiens entscheidend mitgeprägt. Die erste ist die der Parnawasiden, die vom 4. Jh. v. Chr. bis in das 8. nachchristliche Jahrhundert herrschte, die andere die Dynastie der aus der Südwestprovinz Speri stammenden Bagratiden, …

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 …

Die „Habichtslehren“ des deutschen Spätmittelalters

Eine Quellenstudie zu Sprache, Herkunft und Kulturgeschichte

304 p., E-book
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Not before their successor, the “Beizbüchlein”, was published as the very first printed book on hunting in Europe, the so-called “Habichtslehren” (“goshawk-lore”) got to some publicity and made quite remarkable impact on the development of a widespread and highly relevant …

Medieval theories of the creative act, Théories médiévales de l’acte créatif, Theorien des kreativen Akts im Mittelalter

Fribourg Colloquium 2015, Colloque Fribourgeois 2015, Freiburger Colloquium 2015

222 p., E-book
78.00 €
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Essays in this volume explore medieval perceptions of the role of human creativity and the nature of creation. Drawing on examples from literature, art, music, and philosophy, and across the Western European tradition, the contributors consider how medieval craftsmen, writers, …

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 …