Grammatiken, Korpora und Sprachtechnologie für indigene nordeurasische Sprachen

The aim of the research project “Grammatiken, Korpora und Sprachtechnologie für indigene nordeurasische Sprachen” is the documentation of endangered languages. The north Eurasian area is of great interest for linguists from all over the world. The diversity of the indigenous languages encountered in this area like Ket, Selkup and their dialects is seriously threatened, as they are only spoken...

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Das Sächsisch-Magdeburgische Recht als kulturelles Bindeglied zwischen den Rechtsordnungen Ost- und Mitteleuropas

In addition to Roman and canonical law, the Sachsenspiegel (reported in the Eastern Harz foreland between 1220 and 1235) and the famous town charter of Magdeburg (developed in the town of Magdeburg and decisively shaped by the spellings of the local court chair between the 13th and 15th centuries) form the common foundations of Central and Eastern European legal systems. Simultaneously with the...

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Buddhistische Steininschriften in Nord-China

The second half of the 6th century CE represents an important period for Chinese Buddhism. In the years 577/578, the faithful suffered persecutions of the secular state of Zhou. At the same time, monks made great progress in the translation of Buddha’s writings during this period, which led to a completely changed understanding of his teaching. Originally from India, the religion was then adapted...

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Richard Wagner Schriften. Historisch-kritische Gesamtausgabe

During his lifetime, Richard Wagner (1813-1883) was not only productive as a composer. He also worked literary as an author of dramatic text for his own musictheatrical oevre on the one side and, on the other side, journalistically as “commentator” of his own musical creative work as well as of the events in art, history, philosophy, religion, politics, and society at that time. The oevre - in...

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Textdatenbank und Wörterbuch des Klassischen Maya

The project “Textdatenbank und Wörterbuch des Klassischen Maya (TWKM)” is funded with 5,42 Million Euros and is set to run for 15 years. It is located at the institute for Archaeology and Cultural Anthropology of the University Bonn. The project manager is Professor Dr. Nikolai Grube, who is an internationally renowned expert in the field of Maya research and a member of the North...

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Thesaurus linguae Latinae

The task of the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae (TLL) project is to compile the first comprehensive scholarly dictionary of ancient Latin from its beginnings until 600 CE. The work is based on an archive of approximately 10 million slips, which takes account of all surviving texts and is constantly updated. The older texts are covered word for word, the later ones mostly with a selection of...

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Monumenta Germaniae Historica. Constitutiones et acta publica imperatorum et regum

The task of the project is to publish the “Monumenta Germaniae Historica - Constitutiones et acta publica imperatorum et regem. Dokumente zur Geschichte des deutschen Reiches und seiner Verfassung.” As the German subtitle shows, the aim of the research work is an extensive source work on the constitution of the medieval Roman-German Empire, a politically highly complex structure that extended far...

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Edition und Bearbeitung byzantinischer Rechtsquellen

The Middle Ages were shaped by the separation in a Latin west and a Greek east, which still has an impact today. It also affected the law. The Justinian Corpus luris Civilis, which was almost forgotten over centuries in the west, was repeatedly translated into Greek in the law-courses in the sixth century. It remained present as basis for the rich and diverse legal literature of the Eastern Roman...

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