MH 2

Eva Orthmann/Anna Kollatz (edd.), The Ceremonial of Audience. Transcultural Approaches (Macht und Herrschaft 2), Göttingen 2019.

MH_002Sammelband zum gleichnamigen Workshop des Teilprojekts „Herrschaftsrepräsentation und Zeremoniell am Moghulhof“ (Leitung: Prof. Dr. Eva Orthmann), der am 16. und 17. Juni 2017 stattfand [Link zum Nachbericht].

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  • Eva Orthmann/Anna Kollatz, Introduction, S. 9–18.
  • Alexander Pruß, Robes of honor and blindfolded petitioners. Audiences in the Ancient Near East, S. 19–36.
  • Alexander Beihammer, Ceremonies and court rituals in Byzantine Imperial Audiences in the time of the First Crusade, S. 37–61.
  • Dittmar Dahlmann, “Not much was eaten, but they were rowdy drinkers.” Reports by foreigners on receptions and audiences at the Tsar's Court in the 16th and 17th centuries, S. 63–91.
  • Eva Orthmann, “It was a day of great splendor.” Audiences at the Ghaznavid court, S. 93–111.
  • Anna Kollatz, Where is ‘the audience’? Who is ‘the audience’? Approaching Mughal spaces of social interaction, S. 113–141.
  • Ebba Koch, The Mughal audience hall. A Solomonic revival of Persepolis in the form of a mosque, S. 143–168.
  • Hedda Reindl-Kiel, Audiences, banquets, garments and kisses. Encounters with the Ottoman Sultan in the 17th century, S. 169–207.