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Mystique, langage, image : Montrer l’invisible Mystik, Sprache, Bild. Die Visualisierung des Unsichtbaren

362 p., E-book
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The experience of transcendence, especially when it concerns the direct encounter with God, exceeds every human possibility of expression. Only pictorial expression is able to make visible, at least approximately, what is invisible to the human eye and the human …

Das Andachtsbüchlein aus der Sammlung Bouhier

(Montpellier, Bibliothèque Universitaire Historique de Médecine, H 396) Studie und kommentierte Edition

550 p., E-book
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This small-size manuscript, probably produced in the second quarter of the fourteenth century in eastern central Germany, is here studied in depth for the first time. The manuscript is without any known parallels as regards its structure: illustrated with coloured …

Der Erbwortschatz der nachischen Sprachen im Kaukasus

144 p., E-book
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Die nachischen Sprachen (Tschetschenisch, Inguschisch, Batsisch oder Zowathuschisch) sind im mittleren Nordkaukasus beheimatet. Innerhalb der nachisch-daghestanischen Familie nehmen sie in genetischer Hinsicht eine zentrale Stellung ein. Die Arbeit bietet eine Zusammenstellung des größtenteils aus der nachisch-daghestanischen Grundsprache überkommenen Wortschatzes in …

The Maqāmāt of Badīʿ al-Zamān al-Hamadhānī

Authorship, Texts, and Contexts

208 p., E-book
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Through investigations of manuscripts, this book explores important aspects of the life of Badîʿ al-Zamân al-Hamadhânî’s Maqâmât. The broad concerns of the book are divided into three sections: authorship, texts, and contexts. Each chapter in this volume investigates hitherto unstudied …

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
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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 …

Zurück zur Wurzel – Struktur, Funktion und Semantik der Wurzel im Indogermanischen

Akten der Tagung der Indogermanischen Gesellschaft vom 13. bis 16. September 2016 in Wien

348 p., E-book
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“Back to the Root” constitutes the proceedings of the 15th Fachtagung of the Indogermanische Gesellschaft, held in Vienna 13-16 September 2016. The 23 papers cover various topics of the Indo-European root, its constituents and properties, as well as various studies …

International Journal of Diachronic Linguistics and Linguistic Reconstruction

296 p., E-book
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The journal, first published in 2004, covers the field of historical comparative linguistics and comparative reconstruction, particularly of Indo-European languages, though others such as the Tungusic and North-West Caucasian families are also addressed. Attention is also devoted to philological investigations …

Ein leises Geräusch wie ein Gefühl des Sehnens

Dichtung und Zeugenschaft zum faschistischen Konzentrationslager in Libia Coloniale

272 p., E-book
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Arabic poetry about the Italian concentration camps in Libia Coloniale is often understood primarily as a historical source, thereby neglecting the poems' literary merits. A Soft Sound, Like a Feeling of Longing approaches these poems from a literary theoretical perspective …

Conflicting Narratives: War, Trauma and Memory in Iraqi Culture

286 p., E-book
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This volume deals with the Iraqi cultural production under and after Baathist rule, a research field which, in comparison to Iraqi history and politics, has attracted relatively scant scholarly attention. The contributors depict the impact of dictatorship, sanctions, and successive …

Reading Across Modern Arabic Literature and Art

Three Case Studies: Jabra Ibrahim Jabra, Abd al-Rahman Munif, Etel Adnan

120 p., E-book
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Interrelations of literature and art, word and image, are manifold. However, they have remained largely unexplored when it comes to literature and art in the Arab world. This book aims at introducing interarts studies to Middle Eastern studies and, at …