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Key Thinkers on Space and Place
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 528

Key Thinkers on Space and Place

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2010-11-12
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  • Publisher: SAGE

In this latest edition of Key Thinkers on Space and Place, editors Phil Hubbard and Rob Kitchin provide us with a fully revised and updated text that highlights the work of over 65 key thinkers on space and place. Unique in its concept, the book is a comprehensive guide to the life and work of some of the key thinkers particularly influential in the current 'spatial turn' in the social sciences. Providing a synoptic overview of different ideas about the role of space and place in contemporary social, cultural, political and economic life, each portrait comprises: Biographical information and theoretical context. An explication of their contribution to spatial thinking. An overview of key adv...

Brieven van Franz Steiner Verlag aan Jan Gonda (1905-1991)
  • Language: en
Conspiracy Encyclopedia
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 320

Conspiracy Encyclopedia

This encyclopaedia explains the details of the world's major popular conspiracies, listing them chronologically under subject matter and cross-referencing them continually (because so many conspiracy theories interact on each other).

Variance in Arabic Manuscripts
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 441

Variance in Arabic Manuscripts

The present volume is a study of the phenomena of variance in the manuscripts of Arabic didactic poems composed between the eleventh and the seventeenth centuries in an area stretching from Andalusia to China’s borders. Categories of variance such as relating to text, number of verses, and the means of controlling them in the manuscripts are identified. The book also portrays the cultural background to the study of Arabic didactic poetry.

Geographisches Taschenbuch
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 457

Geographisches Taschenbuch

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Catalogue of the Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 322

Catalogue of the Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project

The Catalogue of the Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project (EMIP), volume 7, provides a full catalog for the collection of fifty-four manuscripts in the Meseret Sebhat Le-Ab collection at Mekane Yesus Seminary in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. These include one late fifteenth- or early sixteenth-century manuscript of Jubilees and the Minor Prophets. Each catalog entry provides a full physical description, a listing of contents (with incipits), illuminations, varia (known works added later), notes on codicology and scribal practice, as well as a full quire map. Opening articles provide an introduction to the collection, a biography of AlŠqa Meseret's life and work, an introduction to the Ethiopian musical tradition of Saint Yared, and a study on the textual character of the manuscript of Jubilees. Four indices (works, names, miniatures, and scribal practice) provide quick access for the researcher.

Catalogue of the Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 322

Catalogue of the Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project

The Catalogue of the Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project (EMIP), volume 7, provides a full catalog for the collection of fifty-four manuscripts in the Meseret Sebhat Le-Ab collection at Mekane Yesus Seminary in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. These include one late fifteenth- or early sixteenth-century manuscript of Jubilees and the Minor Prophets. Each catalog entry provides a full physical description, a listing of contents (with incipits), illuminations, varia (known works added later), notes on codicology and scribal practice, as well as a full quire map. Opening articles provide an introduction to the collection, a biography of Alaqa Meseret's life and work, an introduction to the Ethiopian musical tradition of Saint Yared, and a study on the textual character of the manuscript of Jubilees. Four indices (works, names, miniatures, and scribal practice) provide quick access for the researcher.

The Doctrine of Deification in the Greek Patristic Tradition
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 418

The Doctrine of Deification in the Greek Patristic Tradition

Deification was not only a pagan concept but a metaphor for a deeply Christian view of the purpose of human life. This title brings together much recent research on the Church Fathers from the second to the seventh centuries, offering an analysis of their spiritual teaching and setting it within the context of the times.

Discrepancies in Olympiad Dating and Chronological Problems of Archaic Peloponnesian History
  • Language: de
  • Pages: 304

Discrepancies in Olympiad Dating and Chronological Problems of Archaic Peloponnesian History

Nach den Erkenntnissen der Autorin existierten in der griechischen Antike mindestens zwei verschiedene Zahlweisen der ersten und deshalb auch der folgenden Olympiaden. Durch die Argumente ihrer Arbeit erfahren so manche umstrittenen Daten eine neue chronologische Einordnung. Werden ihre Schlussfolgerungen akzeptiert, ist vieles aus der archaischen griechischen Geschichte neu zu schreiben. In jedem Fall legt hier die Autorin, Sch lerin von Professor P. J. Rhodes, eine ebenso detaillierte wie komplexe, sorgfaltige wie originelle und wissenschaftlich mutige Arbeit vor, die auf Jahre hinaus eine rege Forschungsdiskussion nach sich ziehen wird. Ce livre aaconstitue un instrument de travail precieux par le regroupement de references. (a) On dispose ici d´un outil propre a alimenter bien des discussions de detail.o L´Antiquite Classique

Arsacids, Romans and Local Elites
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 184

Arsacids, Romans and Local Elites

For almost 500 years (247 BCE–224 CE), the Arsacid kings of Parthia ruled over a vast multi-cultural empire, which encompassed much of central Asia and the Near East. The inhabitants of this empire included a complex patchwork of Hellenized Greek-speaking elites, Iranian nobility, and semi-nomadic Asian tribesman, all of whom had their own competing cultural and economic interests. Ruling over such a diverse group of subjects required a strong military and careful diplomacy on the part of the Arsacids, who faced the added challenge of competing with the Roman empire for control of the Near East. This collection of new papers examines the cross-cultural interactions among the Arsacids, Roma...