Jan Assmann

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Jan Assmann

Jan Assmann was born in 1938 and has taught Egyptology at Heidelberg University since 1976. He has directed a research project in Luxor since 1978. In 1998 he was awarded the German Historians' Prize. Hanser has published Ägypten (1996), Moses der Ägypter (1998), Herrschaft und Heil (2000), Die Mosaische Unterscheidung (2003) and Die Zauberflöte. Oper und Mysterium (2005).


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The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute is Mozart's most popular opera – although it is often unclear to us. What is that country that three boys float over, while a cunning serpent gets up to mischief down below near ...

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The Mosaic Distinction

The Mosaic Distinction

Whether Christianity, Judaism or Islam, whether enlightened and tolerant, orthodox and fundamentalist or even militant and aggressive – all monotheistic world religions are children of a ...

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Power and Grace

Power and Grace

Worldly monarchs empowered by the Lord's grace, the Pope acting as God's representative in the world: it is not only ancient hierarchies who have legitimized themselves as earthly reflections of ...

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Awards

2018 Friedenspreis des Deutschen Buchhandels

2016 Sigmund-Freud-Preis der Deutschen Akademie für Sprache und Dichtung

2016 Theologischer Preis der Salzburger Hochschulwochen

2011 Thomas-Mann-Preis

2008 Essay-Preis Charles Veillon

1998 Historikerpreis

1996 Max Planck Forschungspreis

Bibliographie

Im Carl Hanser Verlag sind erschienen
1996 Ägypten. Eine Sinngeschichte
1998 Moses der Ägypter. Entzifferung einer Gedächtnisspur
2000 Herrschaft und Heil. Politische Theologie in Altägypten, Israel und Europa
2003 Die Mosaische Unterscheidung oder der Preis des Monotheismus
2005 Die Zauberflöte. Oper und Mysterium