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Augustinus-Lexikon

The “Augustinus-Lexikon” (AL) is a multivolume dictionary of terms and encyclopaedia of Augustine, his life and thinking, his works, people from his personal environment and his contemporary historical context (places, things and circumstances of social, political, cultural, and cultic importance), that comprises about 1200 lemmas.

The terms characteristic of Augustine’s thinking are presented…

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Averroes Latinus-Edition

Within the framework of the project, the works of Averroes (1126 - 1198) translated into Latin are to be critically edited. Averroes is Ibn Ruschd, an Arabic-speaking Hispanic Muslim who studied and edited the scientific literature of his time available to him. In particular, his commentaries on Aristotle were translated from Arabic into Latin (later also into Hebrew) from the first half of the…

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Briefe und Akten zur Kirchenpolitik Friedrichs des Weisen und Johanns des Beständigen 1513 bis 1532. Reformation im Kontext frühneuzeitlicher Staatswerdung

The brothers, Frederick and John of Saxony, were key figures in the early history of the Reformation. Frederick the Wise holds an established place in historiography as the founder of the University of Wittenberg and as Luther’s protector. His younger brother John the Constant is virtually unknown in comparison, although he was decisively influential in promoting the Evangelical cause at the…

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Con­tro­ver­sia et Con­fes­sio. Quellenedition zu Bekenntnisbildung und Konfessionalisierung (1548–1580)

For the first time, the research and edition project “Controversia et Confessio” systematically reappraises the theological controversies triggered by the Augsburg Interim and the Leipzig Alternative Draft of 1548, which could only be largely resolved by the large-scale theological unification of the Conoria Formula and the Konkordienbuch 1577/80. In these disputes, an early modern “culture of…

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Deutsche Inschriften des Mittelalters und der Frühen Neuzeit

Medieval and early modern inscriptions crafted before 1650, in Latin and German language, situated in German-speaking areas are at the heart of this project. Inscriptions are significant and unique historical sources because they are often preserved in an authentic state and in their original setting. For the premodern era, script which was affixed to stone, wood, metal, glass as well as textiles…

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Die alexandrinische und antiochenische Bibelexegese in der Spätantike

Through critical editions of authoritative commentaries and sermons on Old Testament texts as well as comparative studies, the Academy's project “Die alexandrinische und antiochenische Bibelexegese in der Spätantike” opens up a central part of the literature of ancient Christianity - namely the interpretation of that part of the Christian Holy Scripture which Christianity shares with its mother…

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Die deutsche Akademie des 17. Jahrhunderts: Fruchtbringende Gesellschaft. Kritische Edition der Briefe und Beilagen der Fruchtbringenden Gesellschaft (1617-1680)

The research and edition project on the Fruitbearing Society (1617-1680; 890 members) is dedicated to an organisation that, as a comprehensive German Academy of the 17th century, was linked to a variety of linguistic, literary, scholarly, and (educational) political ambitions. Their work is inherent in national and European perspectives, which remained productive until the Enlightenment.

The…

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Die Editio critica maior des griechischen Psalters

For more than hundred years the major critical edition of the Old Testament in Greek, the so-called Septuagint, is being prepared in Göttingen: From 1908 to 2015, the „Septuaginta-Unternehmen” was responsible for this edition, and since 2016, a research commission, called „Kommission zur Edition und Erforschung der Septuaginta”.

In 2020, a new long-term Academy project is established: „Die Editio…

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Die Griechischen Christlichen Schriftsteller der ersten Jahrhunderte

Ancient, christian theologians such as Augustine (354 - 430 AD) or Origines (ca. 185 - 254 AD) shaped the culture of subsequent epochs with their rich oeuvre and often influence it until today. There are many reasons to deal with the effects of classical works. Elementary requirements for this proposition are good text editions. The research unit would like to work in close Cooperation with…

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Digitale Gesamtedition und Übersetzung des koptisch-sahidischen Alten Testamentes

The Coptic-Sahidic Bible is one of the most important literary witnesses of Christianity in the eastern Mediterranean. The Coptic Old Testament, which essentially dates back to the 4th century, is one of the earliest and most extensive versions of the Greek Septuagint (LXX). The translation of the Bible into Coptic was source and inspiration for the entire Coptic-Christian literature of Egypt. In…

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Edition der Briefe Philipp Jakob Speners (1635–1705) vor allem aus der Berliner Zeit (1691–1705)

The letters of Philipp Jakob Spener (1635-1705), the founder of Lutheran Pietism, are not only first-rate sources for research on the beginnings of Pietism, the most important renewal movement of Protestantism since the Reformation, but also for the church and cultural history of the early modern period. Some of them are handwritten records and can be found in archives and libraries far beyond…

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Edition der naturwissenschaftlichen Schriften Lichtenbergs

The aim of the project is to produce a critical, annotated edition of the scientific writings of the Göttingen physicist and philosopher Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742 - 1799). Lichtenberg was one of the most respected experimental physicists of his time and was also active in many other scientific disciplines. His writings are highly significant testimonies and sources for the history of the…

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Edition der Urkunden Ludwigs des Frommen

One of the urgent desiderata of German, French and Italian medieval studies has long been to close the tangible gap that still exists in the diploma series of the Monumenta Germaniae Historica for the Carolingian period: the critical edition of the diplomas of Louis the Pious. For a reliable assessment of the history of the Carolingian Empire between the death of Charlemagne and the Treaty of…

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Edition von Kommentaren zu den Sentenzen des Petrus Lombardus

In international collaboration with researchers from the USA, Canada, and Austria, the project produces the critical edition of the sentence commentaries of the Dominican theologian Richard Fishacre (founded in Oxford in the 1240s) and the Franciscan theologian Robert Cowton (founded about 1309-1311 in Oxford). The edition of the Sentences Commentary of the Franciscan Wilhelm de la Mare (written…

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Europäische Religionsfrieden Digital

One of the great challenges facing Europe in the 21st century is to enable the peaceful coexistence of religions. The constructive handling of religious and confessional plurality is a task that has accompanied the history of Europe since its beginnings. The emergence of religious peace settlements from the 16th century onward pointed the way for all modern developments. They represent an…

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Feuerbach-Gesamtausgabe

The purpose of the project is to create an edition of the collected works of the historian of philosophy and religious philosopher Ludwig Feuerbach (1804 - 1872). Especially through his criticism of Hegel, in his writing "Das Wesen des Christentums“ as well as the drafts for a "Philosophie der Zukunft" and his "Vorlesungen über das Wesen der Religion“ Ludwig Feuerbach has a lasting influence on…

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Friedrich Schleiermacher in Berlin 1808–1834. Briefwechsel, Tageskalender, Vorlesungen

Friedrich Daniel Ernst Schleiermacher (1768-1834) is one of the most important figures of spiritual life in Germany in the classical epoch around 1800, and his work continues to have a multidisciplinary and international impact up to the present day.

After the defeat of Prussia in 1806 and the dissolution of the University of Halle, where he had been professor of theology and philosophy and…

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Herausgabe der Schriften des Johannes von Damaskus. Die griechischen Lebensbeschreibungen des Johannes von Damaskus

For the critical edition of the Greek prose writings by the Byzantine theologian John of Damascus (700- ca. 750) the authentic works and the works attributed to him are edited, including the Barlaam novel, which is traditionally written under his name and was completed in 2008. The work is coordinated by the Patristic Commission of the German Academies of Sciences, whose aim is to produce critical…

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