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  • Identity In Asian Literatureby Lisbeth Littrup

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 72.95

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

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    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 128.00

    This chapter describes two quotation strategies employed by speakers of Nanti, one involving grammaticalized quotatives and another involving complement-taking verbs of saying, and examines the consequences of the pragmatic differences between these strategies for two key questions in the study of evidentiality: first, the importance of degree of grammaticalization... more...

  • Rituale und Beschwörungen gegen Schadenzauberby Daniel Schwemer

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 45.42

    Schadenzauber gehörte in der babylonisch-assyrischen Heilkunde zu den möglichen Ursachen verschiedener Leiden, die als Behexung diagnostiziert und abhängig von der jeweiligen Form der Behexung mit speziellen Ritualen und Heilmitteln therapiert werden konnten. Keilschriftliche Handschriften der Ritualanweisungen, Beschwörungstexte und Rezepte des Abwehrzaubers,... more...

  • Zarathustras Feuerby Bijan Gheiby

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 45.79

    Der Band bietet die einzige umfassende kulturgeschichtliche Darstellung der Person des Religionsgründers Zarathostra und des Zoroastrismus. Über einen Zeitraum von 2.500 Jahren verfolgt der Autor die Entstehung dieser Religion bis zu ihrem Erstarken in jüngster Zeit. Ihre Anfänge im persischen Reich, ihr Niedergang durch die islamische Invasion des... more...

  • Copular Clauses and Focus Marking in Sumerianby Gábor Zólyomi

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 0.00

    This work is the first comprehensive description of Sumerian constructions involving a copula. Applying the terminology of modern descriptive linguistics, it is accessible to both linguists and sumerologists. Using around 400 fully glossed examples, the book provides an analysis of all uses of the copula and provides a description of the... more...

  • Comparative Grammar of the Semitic Languagesby De Lacy O'Leary

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Colloquial Somaliby Martin Orwin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 79.95

    Colloquial Somali: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Somali as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to... more...

  • Text: Wissen ? Wirkung ? Wahrnehmungby Gregor Neunert; Henrike Simon; Alexandra Verbovsek; Kathrin Gabler

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Der Band Text: Wissen ? Wirkung ? Wahrnehmung umfasst 15 Beiträge, die im Rahmen der vierten Tagung des Münchner Arbeitskreises Junge Aegyptologie (MAJA) im Dezember 2013 von internationalen Referenten vorgestellt und diskutiert wurden. Die überwiegend jungen Autoren widmen sich altägyptischen Texten als Vermittler kultureller Konzepte und Diskurse.... more...

  • Conjunction, Contiguity, Contingencyby Leo Depuydt

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 179.99

    Language is in large part about the description of events occurring in the world around us. Relationships of different sorts may be perceived between those events. And some of these relationships can be expressed by specific verb forms--or by syntactic constructions involving specific verb forms. The present study examines this facet of the Egyptian... more...

  • A grammar of the Ugaritic languageby D. Sivan

    BRILL 2001; US$ 147.00

    Ugaritic, discovered in 1929, is a North-West Semitic language, documented on clay tablets (about 1250 texts) and dated from the period between the 14th and the 12th centuries BCE. This text deals with the phonology, morphology and syntax of Ugaritic. more...