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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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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Egypt

Egypt

The self-image of the West and Europe's sense of identity derive from the field of tension between two poles: Jerusalem versus Athens, Israel versus Hellas, the revelations of Judeo-Christian ...

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Awards

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