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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
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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 …

Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie

Jahrbuch der Ernst-Herzfeld-Gesellschaft e.V. Band 1: Bericht über die Tagungen in Bamberg vom 1. bis 2. Juli 2005 und in Bonn vom 7. bis 8. Juli 2006

214 p., E-book
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Volume 1 of the „Contributions to Islamic Art History and Archaeology“ presents a part of the papers from the first two colloquies of the Ernst Herzfeld-Society, 2005 and 2006. They include research based on fieldwork and work relating to art …

Byzantinischer Schmuck des 9. bis frühen 13. Jahrhunderts

Untersuchungen zum metallenen dekorativen Körperschmuck der mittelbyzantinischen Zeit anhand datierter Funde

420 p., E-book
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Byzantine luxury objects have been neglected in research for a long time, despite the legendary reputation they already held during the Middle Ages. This volume analyses the gold, silver and bronze jewellery of the 9th to early 13th centuries in …

Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie

Jahrbuch der Ernst Herzfeld-Gesellschaft e.V. Band 5

224 p., E-book
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Geographically spanning from Spain to Central Asia, the themes included in the fifth volume of Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie encompass architecture, archaeology, and urban history, painting and the arts of the book, restoration, and historiography. While two contributions …

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
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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 …

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
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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 …

Zwei kirchliche Palastanlagen in Hulwan aus umayyadischer Zeit

Grabungen der Egyptian Antiquities Organization in den Jahren 1948 bis 1949

200 p., E-book
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The book deals with two ecclesiastical palaces. They were excavated by the Egyptian antiquities service in the years 1948/49 and they are dated according to the sources to the end of the late antiquity (ca. A.D. 700). They belong thus …

Das Wort im Bild

Untersuchung zu den Ikonographien von Mönchen und Märtyrern in Ägypten und zu ihren Grundlagen in der koptischen Hagiographie

440 p., E-book
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In the Coptic Church, numerous pictorial representations with Christian content attest their deep significance for the Coptic faith. In order to give expression to individual motifs, individual passages from various texts were transformed into works of representational art, and thus …

Der umayyadische Palast des 8. Jahrhunderts in Hirbat al-Minya am See von Tiberias

Bau und Baudekor

395 p., E-book
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The book provides an art historical and archaeological study of the architecture and the architectural decoration of the remarkable early Islamic palatial residence in Khirbat al-Minya at Lake Tiberias in northern Palestine, modern Israel. It constitutes the first monograph publication …

Frühbyzantinische textile Kopfbedeckungen

Typologie, Verbreitung, Chronologie und soziologischer Kontext nach Originalfunden

368 p., E-book
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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 …

Orts-Wechsel

Reale, imaginierte und virtuelle Wissensräume

176 p., E-book
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Focusing on the concept of ’changing places’, the essays in this anthology discuss processes of constitution, stabilization, and transformation of ’worlds of knowledge‘, covering a wide range of thematic and historical perspectives from the European Middle Ages to the 21st …

Kapitelle des 11.-13. Jahrhunderts im Veneto

als Nachgestaltungen antiker und spätantik/frühbyzantinischer Modelle und das „revival“ im Kirchenbau

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Im Säulenschmuck von mittelalterlichen Kirchen und Palästen in den Orten des Veneto wurden Kapitelle römisch-antiker und frühbyzantinischer Zeit wiederverwendet. Dazu kommen u. a. mittelalterliche Kapitelle, die als Nachahmungen der älteren anzusehen sind und an denen eine eigene Formsprache zu finden …