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<p>Founded in 1683, Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus. The company’s head office is in Leiden (The Netherlands), with a branch office in Boston, Massachusetts (USA). </p> <p>Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences. Brill also boasts an extensive catalog of online resources and primary source collections.</p>

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  • 'You Shall Surely not Die': The Concepts of Sin and Death as Expressed in the Manuscript Art of Northwestern Europe, c.800-1200 (2 Vols.)
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: June 2008
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    • Using medieval miniatures to complement written sources, this book gives a new insight into how ideas of death, sin and salvation altered and developed in order to meet the needs of a changing society in the Middle Ages.
  • (Un)masking the Realities of Power
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: December 2010
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    • Starting from Justus Lipsius's <i>Monita et exempla politica </i>(1605), this book offers a collection of essays dealing with the disputed Macchiavellian, Tacitean or Neostoic character of Lipsius's political thought, and its impact on the dynamics of political discourse in Early Modern Europe.
  • Open Access 1 Esdras
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: June 2012
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    • In 1 Edras Michael Bird presents a commentary on this much neglected text based on its witness in Codex Vaticanus.
  • 1917: Beyond the Western Front
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: October 2008
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    • In the fourth year of the Great War, the growing military, political, social and economic costs hit all existing belligerents while as yet uncommitted states joined the global conflict. <i>1917: Beyond the Western Front</i> amply illustrates the crucial significance of this pivotal year.
  • 4QInstruction : sagesse et eschatologie
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: November 2008
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    • This volume consists of an edition, a translation and a commentary of the key fragments of 4QInstruction. The scroll combines, in a new way, the practice of Wisdom and the understanding of eschatological judgment. This study substantially illuminates our comprehension of the Wisdom movement and of its influence in the early intertestamental period.
  • 4QMMT: Reevaluating the Text, the Function and the Meaning of the Epilogue
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: December 2008
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    • This book focuses on the third section of one of the most important documents from the Qumran library, the epilogue of 4QMMT. Although the primary focus is on the epilogue, the results of this investigation shed light on 4QMMT as a whole.
    • Type: E-Book
  • A Bibliography of Greek New Testament Manuscripts
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: March 2015
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    • The Bibliography is a comprehensive listing of books and articles concerning some 3,500 Greek New Testament manuscripts,
  • A Bishopric Between Three Kingdoms
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: August 2011
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    • This book explores the peculiarities of the Bishopric of Calahorra’s eleventh- and twelfth-century institutional development, and their profound relationship to the see’s location on a highly volatile frontier between the emergent and fiercely competitive Christian kingdoms of north-eastern Iberia.
  • A Catalogue of the Manuscripts of Christiaan Huygens including a concordance with his <i>Oeuvres Complètes</i>
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: May 2013
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    • A Catalogue of the Manuscripts of <i>Christiaan Huygens</i> inventories all known manuscripts written by <i>Christiaan Huygens</i>, all letters to or from him, plus family papers at UB Leiden. It also provides complete manuscript citations for <i>Oeuvres Complètes</i>.
  • A Catalogue of the Turkish Manuscripts in the John Rylands University Library at Manchester
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: February 2011
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    • This catalogue decribes in a detailed and systematic way the rich and varied collection of Turkish manuscripts preserved in the John Rylands University Library in Manchester.
  • Open Access A Chain of Kings
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: January 2007
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    • The chronicles of Gowa and Talloq are the most important historical sources for the study of pre-colonial Makassar. They have provided the basic framework and much of the information that we possess about the origins, growth, and expansion of Gowa during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
  • A Circle of Friends
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: March 2011
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    • A study of Romanian revolutionaries exiled after the European insurrections of 1848. Drawing on their memoirs and private correspondence, it reveals the transnational links they established with French republicans, English radicals and Italian freedom-fighters in their attempts to build the modern Romanian nation
  • A Commentary on Augustine's <i>De cura pro mortuis gerenda</i>
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: May 2013
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    • This study demonstrates that Augustine’s <i>De cura pro mortuis gerenda</i> forms a well-composed unity of narrative and argument. It combines an analysis of the argumentative structure with a philological commentary, situating the text in its cultural-historical context.
  • A Commentary on Book 4 of Valerius Flaccus' <i>Argonautica</i>
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: June 2009
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    • This commentary examines the text of book 4 of Valerius Flaccus' <i>Argonautica</i>, and explicates sense and references, but above all, it provides a critical appreciation of the poetry, with a focus on wit, humor, elegance, subtlety, narrative skill and creative engagement with forerunners.
  • A Commentary on Selected Speeches of Isaios
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: August 2013
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    • In <i>A Commentary on Selected Speeches of Isaios</i>, Brenda Griffith-Williams offers a fresh insight, accessible to non-Greek readers, into four disputed inheritance cases from the Athenian courts in the 4th century B.C.
  • A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, Article 14: The Right to Freedom of Thought, Conscience and Religion
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: October 2005
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    • This volume constitutes a commentary on Article 14 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, guaranteeing the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion.
  • A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, Article 17: Access to a Diversity of Mass Media Sources
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: December 2011
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    • This volume constitutes a commentary on Article 17 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. It is part of the series, <i>A Commentary on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child</i>, which provides an article by article analysis of all substantive, organizational and procedural provisions of the CRC and its two Optional Protocols. For every article, a comparison with related human rights provisions is made, followed by an in-depth exploration of the nature and scope of State obligations deriving from that article. The series constitutes an essential tool for actors in the field of children’s rights, including academics, students, judges, grassroots workers, governmental, non- governmental and international officers. The series is sponsored by the <i>Belgian Federal Science Policy Office</i>.

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