A selected bibliography on Arab-Byzantine, Byzantine and Islamic coinage
No. 272 (2020)
By Maria Vaiou
- ‘Adawi, ‘Jerusalem, Umm Tuba’, ESI 126 (2014).
- V. Akopyan, F. Mosanef, ‘On the earliest coins struck at Ardabīl in the Islamic period’, JONS 203 (Spring 2010), 6-8.
- Album, ‘Seventh century–Part I: Islamic conquerors adapted local Byzantine coinage’, The Celator 2.4 (April 1988), pp. I, VI, XV, XVII; 2, no. 7 (July 1988).
_____, Checklist of Islamic coins, 3rd ed. (Santa Rosa, 2011). „No. 272“ weiterlesen
Byzantium and the pre-Islamic Arabs:
a preliminary bibliography
No. 270 (2020)
By Maria Vaiou
I.‘Abbās, Ta’rīkh Bilād al-Shām min qabla l-Islām ḥattā bidāyat al-‘aṣr al-umawī, 600–661 (Amman, 1990).
Kh. Abd el-Badea Radwan Mahmoud, ‘Tanukhs in Syria and their relationship with the Roman empire between the third and seventh centuries’, in A. al-Helabi, et al., Arabia, Greece and Byzantium. Cultural contacts in ancient and medieval times. Proceedings of the International symposium on the historical relations between Arabia, the Greek and Byzantine world (5th c.BC‒10thc. AD), vol.ii (Riyadh, 2012). 404 „No. 270“ weiterlesen
INTER-RELIGIOUS DIALOGUE: AN EXPLORATION
No. 268 (2020)
By Dharam Singh
The entire humankind wishes that peace prevails in the world, but, as a theologian[i] has said, peace can prevail in the world only if there is peace among religions. This argument implies that for peace to prevail there must be dialogue – greater and meaningful – among different religions and an investigation of their foundations. Dialogue among different religions of the „No. 268“ weiterlesen
Omkāra to Ek Onkāra
No. 267 (2020)
By Pradyumna Shah Singh
I feel delighted to present this paper ‘Omkāra to Ek Onkāra’ on the august occasion of 550th birth anniversary (Prakāśotsava) of Guru Nanak Dev Ji before august assembly of scholars in the Department of Theology, Goethe University, Frankfurt (Germany). At the outset, it is necessary to say that the Om is eternal entity exists for ever even after universal devastation. Onkāra reveals formless (nirākāra) God. Nirākāra means not visible (śūnya) but „No. 267“ weiterlesen
Gurū Nānak and his Message to Humanity
No. 266 (2020)
By Paramvir Singh
The quincentenary of the Prakāsh Purab of Gurū Nānak in 1969 was celebrated at global level which inspired the scholars to delve deep in understanding the life and teachings of the Gurū. The 550th birth anniversary of Gurū Nānak comes this year on 12 November 2019 and the year-long celebrations have already started in November 2018. Observance of Gurpurabs (the days of the Gurūs) is not new to Sikhism. Sikhs celebrated, a „No. 266“ weiterlesen
The Mad Man and the Old God.
An Essay on Friedrich Nietzsche’s Apocalypse of Human Existence (Revised Version)
No. 260 (2020)
By Edmund Weber
The sun was shining at the marketplace when a mad man was looking with a lamp for God. The astonished people scornfully told him God may be sick or he may be travelling. But the mad man answered:
Where has he gone? He called, I will tell you” We have killed him, – you and me! We all are his murderers! … God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him.
Do we still hear nothing of the noise of the grave-diggers who are burying God?
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Byzantines churches or monasteries in Constantinople turned into mosques. A few examples.
No. 259 (2020)
By Maria Vaiou
Church of St. Theodore ta Karbounaria St. Theodore of Tyrone
The Molla Gürani Mosque or Vefa Kilise Mosque or Kilise Camii; Molla or Malta Şemsettin Camii
Vefa Kilise In the background
The west façade from the northwest
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The nunnery of St. Andrew in Krisei in Istanbul Khodja Muṣṭafā Mosque or Sünbül Efendi Mosque: a photographic, historical and bibliographical context
No. 258 (2020)
By Maria Vaiou
The east end of the church
The building is situated within the Koca Mustafa Paşa Külliyesi in Ali Fakih Mahallesi in the Fatih district. Northwest of the monastery of the Peribleptos The monastery was built by Arcadia (400–44) sister of emperor Theodosius II (d. 450), in honor of St. Andrew, founder of the church of Constantinople; the building was also called also Phodophylion. The monastery was later
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The Revolution of Grace
Martin Luther’s, Shri Krishna Caitanya’s and Guru Nanak’s Religion of Grace
Nr. 251 (2019)
Von Edmund Weber
Dialectical Theory of Religion
Three Concepts of Religious Culture
Martin Luther’s Doctrine of Grace
Shri Krishna Caitanya’s Eight Teachings on Grace
Guru Nanak’s Message of Grace
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