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  • What 'Isa ibn Hisham Told Usby Muhammad al-Muwaylihi; Roger Allen

    Library of Arabic Literature 2015; US$ 34.00

    With  What ? Isa ibn Hisham Told Us , the Library of Arabic Literature brings readers an acknowledged masterpiece of early 20th-century Arabic prose. Penned by the Egyptian journalist Muhammad al-Muwaylihi, this exceptional title was first introduced in serialized form in his family?s pioneering newspaper  Misbah al-Sharq  ( Light of the East ),... more...

  • Biblical Lexicology: Hebrew and Greekby Eberhard Bons; Jan Joosten; Regine Hunziker-Rodewald; Romina Vergari

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    Lexicography, together with grammatical studies and textual criticism, forms the basis of biblical exegesis. Recent decades have seen much progress in this field, yet increasing specialization also tends to have the paradoxical effect of turning exegesis into an independent discipline, while leaving lexicography to the experts. The present... more...

  • Classical Arabic Humanities in Their Own Termsby Michael Cooperson

    BRILL 2007; US$ 223.00

    Approaches to elements of Arabic-Islamic civilization, including linguistics, literature, literary theory, religion, ritual, economics and zoology, as well as related topics in the Old Iranian, Persian, Greek and Byzantine traditions, through the discussion of select terms, concepts and phenomena. more...

  • Interaction of Morphology and Syntaxby Zygmunt Frajzyngier; Erin Shay

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 165.00

    The present volume deals with hitherto unexplored issues on the interaction of morphology and syntax. These selected and invited papers mainly concern Cushitic and Chadic languages, the least-described members of the Afroasiatic family. Three papers in the volume explore one or more typological characteristics across an entire language family or branch,... more...

  • Research in Afroasiatic Grammarby Jacqueline Lecarme; Jean Lowenstamm; Ur Shlonsky

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 188.00

    This volume presents a selection of papers from the 3rd Conference on Afroasiatic Languages, held in Sophia Antipolis, France, in 1996. The languages discussed include (varieties of) Arabic, Hebrew, Berber, Chaha, Wolof, and Old Egyptian. more...

  • Research in Afroasiatic Grammar IIby Jacqueline Lecarme

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 210.00

    This volume contains 22 of the papers presented at the 5th Conference on Afroasiatic Languages (CAL 5) held at Université Paris VII in June 2000. The authors report their latest research on the syntax, morphology, and phonology of quite a number of languages (Arabic, Hebrew, Amharic, Tigrinya, Coptic Egyptian, Berber, Hausa, Beja, Somali, Gamo).... more...

  • Sonnenuntergang auf eisig-blauen Wegenby Armin Eidherr

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 42.58

    Welche Traditionsstränge prägen die jiddische Literatur? Was sind die Voraussetzungen für das Verständnis jiddischer literarischer Werke? Wie werden Sprache und Diasporaerfahrungen charakteristischerweise thematisiert? Diesen Fragen widmet sich Armin Eidherr in diesem Band. Er liefert einen chronologischen Aufriss der jiddischen Literaturgeschichte... more...

  • Wie der Hieroglyphen-Code geknackt wurdeby Andrew Robinson; Josef Billen

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 64.86

    Zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts entbrannte der dramatische Wettstreit um die Entzifferung der Hieroglyphen. Ein Duell, zunächst zwischen Thomas Young und Jean-François Champollion, schließlich zwischen England und Frankreich. Andrew Robinson schildert in diesem herrlich illustrierten Band, wie der Hieroglyphen-Code geknackt wurde, und liefert dabei... more...

  • Wie der Hieroglyphen-Code geknackt wurdeby Andrew Robinson; Josef Billen

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 57.23

    Zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts entbrannte der dramatische Wettstreit um die Entzifferung der Hieroglyphen. Ein Duell, zunächst zwischen Thomas Young und Jean-François Champollion, schließlich zwischen England und Frankreich. Andrew Robinson schildert in diesem herrlich illustrierten Band, wie der Hieroglyphen-Code geknackt wurde, und liefert dabei... more...

  • Liu Guitang (1892-1943)by Nils Graefe

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 73.81

    Banditentum war eine der maßgeblichen historischen Triebkräfte der chinesischen Republikzeit (1911?1949). Es war ein pandemisches Phänomen, und die Übergänge zum jene Zeit prägenden Kriegsherrenmilieu waren fließend. Liu Guitang, auch ?Liu Schwarze Sieben? genannt, war einer der berüchtigtsten Banditen Nordchinas. Der ehemals einfache Ziegenhirte hatte... more...