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Metatexte. Erzählungen von schrifttragenden Artefakten in der alttestamentlichen und mittelalterlichen Literatur

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Book Series: Materiale Textkulturen ISSN: 2198-6940 ISBN: 9783110417944 9783110425321 Year: Volume: 15 Pages: viii, 380 DOI: 10.1515/9783110417944 Language: German
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: Languages and Literatures --- History --- Religion --- The Bible
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Texts of the Old Testament and the literature of the European Middle Ages feature a number of narratives about objects on which something is written. In this volume, scholars from the fields of Old Testament studies, Jewish studies, and medieval literary studies examine approaches for analyzing such stories and their narrating and narrated objects.

Communication and Materiality. Written and Unwritten Communication in Pre-Modern Societies

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Book Series: Materiale Textkulturen ISSN: 2198-6932 ISBN: 9783110371758 9783110413007 Year: Volume: 8 Pages: iv, 133 DOI: 10.1515/9783110371758 Language: English
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: History --- Archaeology
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This volume reconsiders literacy and communication in pre-modern societies, focusing especially on how material form affects the way textual artefacts are understood and interpreted. By bringing together scholars from diverse disciplines such as archaeology, medieval studies, and Islamic studies, this volume provides the specialist and non-specialist with insights on how humans express themselves through writing and material culture.

Framing Intellectual and Lived Spaces in Early South Asia. Sources and Boundaries

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Book Series: Beyond Boundaries ISSN: 25104446 ISBN: 9783110557176 Year: Volume: 2 Pages: 267,00 DOI: 10.1515/9783110557176 Language: English
Publisher: De Gruyter
Subject: History --- Religion
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The contributions to this book address a series of ´confrontations`&#8212debates between intellectual communities, the interplay of texts and images, and the intersection of monumental architecture and physical terrain&#8212and explore the ways in which the legacy of these encounters, and the human responses to them, conditioned cultural production in early South Asia (c. 4th-7th centuries CE).

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