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Annuaire de l’Institut de Philologie et d’Histoire Orientales et Slaves
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Annuaire de l’Institut de Philologie et d’Histoire Orientales et Slaves: Dédié à la mémoire des Orientalistes et des Slivisants victimes de l'invasion et de la persécution des barbares

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A little soiling, very slight fraying at at head and heel and tanning of spine, but binding completely tight, all pages bright and clean, no marks, tears, foxing; on glossy paper. Some corners lightly bumped. Bears signature of former owner, K.M. Setton (1914-1995) of the Institute of Advanced Study. Some black and white plates. French, Arabic, English, German.The "Hostage Edition" (Volume VII) of the yearbook of the prestigious Institut de Philologie et d'Histoire Orientales et Slaves of the Université libre de Bruxelles (1834-1969). Published in exile in New York because of the Nazi occupation, and dedicated to "The memory of the orientalists and slavicists victims of the invasion and persecution of the barbarians." Includes a martyrology of scholars lost to the Nazis.Includes articles on Heliodorus, medieval wall paintings in Cyprus, conversion of the Slavs, Slavic and Medieval liturgy, a hitherto untranslated Arabic account of the conquest of Cyprus, and much more.With a rather touching… Read More
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Cyprus:  Historical and Descriptive
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Cyprus: Historical and Descriptive: From the Earliest Times to the Present Day

by Von Löher, Franz; Joyner, Mrs. A Batson

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The binding is sound but brittle; one page has become detached, and stitching shows here and there, but all pages are intact and unmarked, with some age browning; head and heel of spine somewhat frayed; two maps, 17 illustrations. There is a rather unfortunate inscription from unknown to the Medievalist Prof. John La Mont (1902-1949), an expert on Cyprus, on the flyleaf. Sticker from the Acorn Bookshop in Cincinnati, where Von Löher spent seven months and published.After the Russo-Turkish War, the British Empire took over administration of Cyprus in 1878, and this occasioned much interest in Cyprus in the English-speaking world. Mrs. Joyner thus translated and expanded Franz Von Löher's Cypern Reiseberichte über Natur und Landschaft, Volk und Geschichte (Stuttgart 1878).Von Löher (1818-1892) was an historian, author, jurist and "48er" revolutionary who traveled extensively in the United states and the eastern Mediterranean.This is more of a travelogue than R. Hamilton Lang's Cyprus, and gives… Read More
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