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Crime scene antiquity - famous criminal cases of antiquity

Crime scene antiquity - famous criminal cases of antiquity

Murder and manslaughter, robbery and theft, false testimony and corrupt dishes: our image of antiquity cannot do without such ingredients. But history can be even more exciting than any historical film.
This book introduces 19 crimes that made history - from Tutankhamun in ancient Egypt to Caesar and Nero to Hypatia im
Alexandria of late antiquity. Cornelius ...

The spirit of romance in architecture

The spirit of romance in architecture

The richly illustrated volume accompanying the special exhibition of the same name is devoted to well-founded articles "dreams" that were structurally realized in the 19th century, and examines the question of how the romanticism of the Rhine was shaped in architecture on the Middle Rhine. Far beyond the construction of castles, he also deals with industrial and traffic facilities, hotel and villa construction as well as garden and landscape design.

Death in world cultures and world religions

Death in world cultures and world religions

Hardly any other topic has occupied people at all times, in all cultures and levels of civilization, as intensely as dying. The awareness of our mortality has stimulated the human imagination since prehistory and early history and found expression in very different ways in mythology, art, architecture, religion, philosophy and in the folklore of different cultures.
This probably unique book deals with ...

Reunion with the Seventies - The Wild Years of Reading

Reunion with the Seventies - The Wild Years of Reading

In contrast to the sixties, the seventies didn't have a good press. The sixties are considered cool and heroic, they have the face of John F. Kennedy and the sound of Miles Davis. The men drove fast and moved sparingly, the women were intellectual and had mane. Everything was still at the beginning, everything was vintage. The seventies are ...

Tell me about life - 4 generations in different cultures.

Tell me about life - 4 generations in different cultures.

Four generations of women. Nine countries. A visual language that focuses entirely on the personality of women. A photo project that wants to preserve a century and with it the traces that this time leaves on people.
Ilse Thoma's photographic works are portraits of strong women all over the world, whom she has made to tell her about their lives because she listens ...