In conjunction with the online exhibition „The Empire’s Physician: Prosperity, Plague, and Healing in Ancient Rome“ https://galen.nyu.yourcultureconnect.com/e/home of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University, Prof. Dr. Felix Pirson will give a lecture of „Galen’s Pergamon: Current Research on a Roman Metropolis and its Microregion“ on Thursday, 22nd April […]
For those of you who missed the lecture „Human-Environment Interactions in Prehistoric Anatolia“ by our colleague Dr. Lee Clare (DAI Istanbul) joined by Prof. Dr. Faruk Ocakoğlu (Eskişehir Osmangazi University) and Doç. Dr. Çiler Çilingiroğlu (Ege University, Izmir) within the DAInsight series and of course for everyone who would like to watch it again – […]
Online Lecture „Constantinople in Late Antiquity: Sacred Space and Urban Topography“, Thursday, 15. April 2021,18:00 (17:00 CET) (Image: Peutinger’s Map after K. Miller) After Constantinople was inaugurated by the emperor Constantine in 330 CE, the city quickly earned its reputation as the New Rome. Protected by virtually unbreachable fortifications, it housed the imperial palace, the […]
Renate Schiele (29.6.1932 – 20.3.2021) We recently heard the sad news about the passing of the photographer Renate Schiele whose shared her passion for photography with her husband the photographer Wolf Schiele, who was employed as a photographer at the Istanbul department from 1965 until his pension in 1992. Her photographs made such a significant […]
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DAInsight 2021 – Online lecture series about new research at the German Archaeological Institute. Building in Byzantium: Impact of Maritime Aspects – Recording Assist. Prof. Dr. Michael R. Jones, Koç University, Dr. Alkiviadis Ginalis, DAI, Istanbul Department, Moderation by Prof. Dr. Felix Pirson, DAI, Istanbul Department Although Byzantine shipwrecks and harbour sites have been excavated […]
D-DAI-IST-KB29072 Especially in historical archeological photographs, male workers or children often stand next to the archaeological finds like an inanimate object, serving as a scale. In this photo, which we selected for the Photo of the Month Series, a woman poses with all her elegance next to an architectural piece, as an individual rather than […]
Foto Berna Güler Dear Guests, Although our library must remain closed for now, we would like to keep you informed about the most recent acquisitions from February 2021. We look forward to seeing you again, hopefully in the not too distant future.
D-DAI-IST-NWS-2015-0147 We continue our „Photo of the Month“ series with a copy of a plan. We owe this colorful drawing, which delicately gives all the details of Urfa’s Lidar Village, to the interest shown by architectural history expert Werner Schnuchel from Karlsruhe Institute for Technology to the local architecture of Anatolia. While working in the […]
Dear guests, although our library must remain closed for now, we would like to keep you informed about the most recent acquisitions from January 2021. We look forward to seeing you again, hopefully in the not too distant future.