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Hans Hermann Nissen

Subject: Music, Opera

(b Zippnow, nr Marienwerder [now Kwidzyn], 20 May 1893; d Munich, 28 March 1980). German bass-baritone. He studied in Berlin and later in England with Manuel Garcia, and made his ...

Nissen, Hans Hermann

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Harold Rosenthal and Alan Blyth

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
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176 words

..., Hans Hermann ( b Zippnow, nr Marienwerder [now Kwidzyn] , 20 May 1893 ; d Munich , 28 March 1980 ). German bass-baritone . He studied in Berlin and later in England with Manuel Garcia , and made his début in 1924 at the Grosse Volksoper, Berlin. The next year he was engaged by the Staatsoper in Munich, where he remained until 1967 . He sang Wotan and Hans Sachs at Covent Garden in 1928 and 1934 , and appeared in the Wagnerian repertory at Chicago ( 1930–32 ) and the Metropolitan ( 1938–9 ). He sang Hans Sachs at Salzburg in 1936–7 and at...

Hans Hermann Nissen

Hans Hermann Nissen  

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Music, Opera
(b Zippnow, nr Marienwerder [now Kwidzyn], 20 May 1893; d Munich, 28 March 1980).German bass-baritone. He studied in Berlin and later in England with Manuel Garcia, and made his ...
Euphrates

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Archaeology, History
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2,976 words

...millennia lay well to the east of the present Euphrates course and, upon reaching Sumer, it (they) became extremely diffuse, or braided (Adams, 1981 , fig. 9). Hans J. Nissen has suggested that with the lowering sea level in the fourth millennium, Sumer required less natural irrigation, population became consolidated in towns, and social stratification became more extreme (Nissen, 1988 , pp. 65–71, 74, 129–132). City states were created, which led to buffer zones and more constant warfare. Lack of raw materials heightened long-distance trade and...

Uruk-Warka

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Archaeology, History
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3,830 words
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...I . AUWE, 5. Mainz, 1990. Gehlken, Erlend . Uruk: Spätbabylonische Texte aus dem Eanna-Archiv II . AUWE, 11. Mainz, 1996. Green, Margaret Whitney , and Hans J. Nissen . Zeichenliste der archaischen Texte aus Uruk . ADFU, 11. Berlin, 1987. Heinz, Marlies , and Friedhelm Pedde . Kleinfunde V: Kleinfunde im Vorderasiatischen Museum zu Berlin: Metall und Stein . AUWE, 20. Mainz, 1996. Hunger, Hermann . Spätbabylonische Texte aus Uruk I . ADFU, 9. Berlin, 1976. Kessler, Karlheinz . Urkunden aus Privathäusern: Die Wohnhäuser westlich des...

Libraries and Archives

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Archaeology, History
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5,816 words

...Tablet Collection.” In Lingering over Words: Studies in Ancient Near Eastern Literature in Honor of William L. Moran , edited by Tzvi Abusch et al., pp. 305–336. Atlanta, 1990. Maidman, M. P. “ A Nuzi Private Archive: Morphological Considerations. ” Assur 1 (1979): 179–186. Nissen, Hans J. , et al. Archaic Bookkeeping: Writing and Techniques of Economic Administration in the Ancient Near East . Chicago, 1993. Highly informative presentation, in word and image, of the earliest records for describing and interpreting the earliest administrative systems (third...

Metals

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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2011
Subject:
Archaeology, History
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...edge on their underside, constitute the classic Mesopotamian type of shafthole ax. At Ur alone there are at least ninety eight examples, seventy two from Early Dynastic III contexts and twenty-six from the Akkadian period (according to the dating of the Ur burials proposed by Hans Nissen ). This type of ax has a distribution along the Euphrates River, from Ur to Habuba Kabira. [See Euphrates ; Habuba Kabira .] Examples are known as far south as Byblos, but none has ever been found in Israel. [See Byblos .] The same holds true for type-3 axes, with...

Gift

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Bo Kristian Holm

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Martin Luther

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Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Religion
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8,938 words

... Martin Wendte , Die Gabe und das Gestell: Luthers Metaphysik des Abendmahls im Technischen Zeitalter (Tübingen, Germany: Mohr Siebeck, 2013), 516. 67. Sammeli Juntunen , “The Notion of ‘Gift’ (Donum) in Luther’s Thinking,” in Luther between Present and Past , eds. Ulrik Nissen and others (Helsinki: Luther-Agricola-Gesellschaft, 2004), 51–69. 68. Martin Seils , “Gabe und Geschenk: Eine Zugabe,” in Denkraum Katechismus: Festgabe für Oswald Bayer zum 70. Geburtstag , eds. Johannes von Lüpke and Edgar Thaidigsmann (Tübingen, Germany: Mohr Siebeck,...

Ethics in Foreign Policy

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Dan Bulley

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Foreign Policy Analysis

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Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
10,217 words

...a closer connection to the wider “practice turn” in international relations which, while focusing more on a reconceptualization of power in security negotiation and bargaining, is also concerned with ethical issues of intervention and diplomacy ( Adler & Pouliot, 2011 ; Adler-Nissen & Pouliot, 2014 ; see Brown, 2012 on crucial differences). More explicit discussion of virtue ethics is central to the realist diplomatic tradition, especially that influenced by Niccolo Machiavelli, Max Weber, and Morgenthau ( Lieven & Hulsman, 2006 ). For example, while...

Technology

Technology: c. 27,000 years ago - 2011  

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2012

...Highway Act sets up the first national road system in the US Highway System. The Oxford Companion to United States History 1 1910s 20th century Travel and transport Engineering Society North America United States 1916 1916 Captain Peter Nissen, a Canadian mining engineer, designs the Nissen Hut for the Allied armies Nissen hut A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture 2 1910s 20th century Inventions and discoveries North America Canada 1916 1916 September 15 - eleven British tanks go into pioneering but ineffective action at the battle of the...

20th century

20th century: 1900 - 1999  

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2012

...(17 Jan. 1863) A Dictionary of Political Biography 1 rev 1910s Politics Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles British prime ministers - from 1830 Europe Rulers and politicians Britain 1916 1916 Captain Peter Nissen, a Canadian mining engineer, designs the Nissen Hut for the Allied armies Nissen hut A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture 2 1910s Technology Inventions and discoveries North America Canada 1916 1916 British and French forces win full control of the German colonies of Togoland and Cameroon Togoland The...

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