Prof. Dr. Jürgen Paul was professor of Islamic Studies at the Institute of Oriental Studies at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg from 1995 to 2013. On the occasion of his 70th birthday, he is now honoured with the commemorative publication “Aus den Tiefenschichten der Texte” .
All articles are related to the research interests of Prof. Jürgen Paul. His students, co-workers, colleagues and friends show how his extraordinary talent in engaging with textual sources influences their research.
The book with the full title: „Aus den Tiefenschichten der Texte: Beiträge zur turko-iranischen Welt von der Islamisierung zur Gegenwart“  was edited by Nader Purnaqcheband and Florian Saalfeld. A copy donated by the authors is now in the collection of our library.
 Book title in English: “Out of the Deep Layers of the Texts: Contributions to the Turko-Iranian World from Islamization to the Present”