History of Art

Paradigmen und Perspektiven einer Mediävistischen Komparatistik

Freiburger Colloquium 2021

272 p., E-book
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The publication presents the results of the interdisciplinary Freiburg Colloquium 2021 (Université de Fribourg, Switzerland) "Paradigms and Perspectives of Comparative Medieval Studies". The contributions explore the theoretical and methodological premises of historically orientated comparative research that focuses on the specific …

Der gesprengte Kreis

Max Beckmanns Schüler zwischen Realismus und Abstraktion

204 p., E-book
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Much like Max Beckmann, his master students faced defamation, marginalization, and persecution at the hands of the Nazis. A significant portion of their work was lost or destroyed during World War II, leaving little to rediscover. Furthermore, during the Cold …

Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie

Jahrbuch der Ernst Herzfeld-Gesellschaft e.V. Vol. 9. Spaces and Frontiers of Islamic Art and Archaeology

168 p., E-book
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The concepts of frontier, boundary, and border, and consequently of spaces and regions they delimit, have left a persistent mark on the perception of geography, whether expounded in
premodern Muslim textual sources, or by modern geostrategists. The ten essays in this …

Vergangenheit als Konstrukt

Mittelalterbilder seit der Renaissance

192 p., E-book
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Mittelalterbilder und ihr Weiterleben seit der Renaissance sind das Thema des Sammelbandes, der interdisziplinäre Forschungsbeiträge aus historisch arbeitenden Kulturwissenschaften vereint. Im Vordergrund steht die Frage nach den Konstruktionsprinzipien und Bausteinen der Mittelalterbilder, die sich als Artefakte erweisen und Einsicht in …

By Beat Brenk, with contributions by Herbert Kessler and Andreas Kronz

The Mosaics of Roger II in Sicily

Visualizing Sacred Authority

21 x 29.7 cm, 184 p., E-book
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The ideas for this book emerged in direct eye contact with the mosaics on the scaffolds of the Cappella Palatina and the Martorana in Palermo and the Cathedral of Cefalù. With their mosaic programs, the three buildings embody unprecedented new …

Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie

Jahrbuch der Ernst Herzfeld-Gesellschaft e.V. Vol. 8

230 p., E-book
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Volume 8 of the Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie, edited by Markus Ritter and Nourane Ben Azzouna, with Sabiha Göloğlu, presents fresh research from the Ernst Herzfeld colloquia in Vienna and Strasbourg. The first part deals with architecture and …

Cuatrovitas (Bollullos de la Mitación, Prov. of Seville, Spain)

New investigations into the Almohad mosque and abandoned village

312 p., E-book
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The publication presents an investigation into rural settlement archeology in the hinterland of Almohad Seville. Many available methods from different disciplines were used for illustrating the past of Cuatrovitas. The informations are combined with 300 very explanatory figures and the …

Prudentius’ Contra Symmachum, Vergil und Rom

Ein historisch-philologischer Beitrag zur Auseinandersetzung zwischen Christen und Heiden am Ende des 4. Jh. n. Chr.

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Prudentius, der größte christliche Dichter der römischen Spätantike, veröffentlichte ca. 402 n. Chr. seine Libri Contra Symmachum mit der Ansage, „die Opferkulte der Heiden zerschlagen“ zu wollen. Gleichzeitig enthält das Streitgedicht auffällig viele Vergil-Reminiszenzen. Mit einem historisch-philologischen Ansatz und dem …

Purpur in Byzanz

Privileg und Würdeformel

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As a supplement to the studies mentioned above and in response to the persistent desideratum of the few pictorial sources that have been analysed, this work focuses on the significance of purple fabric and purple colour in pictorial works and …

Impermanent Monuments, Lasting Legacies: The Dār al-Khilāfa of Samarra and Palace Building in Early Abbasid Iraq

216 p., E-book
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This book offers a new interpretation of early Abbasid palaces as “impermanent monuments.” Synthesizing an array of sources, ranging from archaeological finds and classical Arabic literature to modern studies on the social and intellectual history of Islamic civilization, it reveals …

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 …

Von Allah bis Zypresse

Bildwörterbuch zur islamischen Ikonographie

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The alleged Mohammedan image ban is opposed by a diverse Islamic world of images, which knows religious and profane scenes as well as mythological and symbolic motifs. They are opened here for the first time systematically and for all art …