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Dumbarton Oaks Publications

Summer sale: free downloadable 6-volume catalogue of Byzantine seals and 20% off paperback editions! Dumbarton Oaks is happy to make the 6-volume catalogue of Byzantine lead seals in the collections of Dumbarton Oaks and the Fogg Museum of Art freely … Continue reading

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Två nya böcker och lite sommarunderhållning

Leonora Neville, historiker vid University of Wisconsin-Madison, hör till de verkligt produktiva bysantinologerna just nu. Knappt hann hennes utmärkta bok om Anna Komnena komma ut (2016), så kommer ännu en bok, nu en guide till bysantinsk historieskrivning. Medan boken om … Continue reading

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Disputation i Uppsala

Förra veckan disputerade Irina Brändén på temat ”Bild och berättelser om Sankt Nikolaus: Några vitaikoner studerade mot bakgrund av text och liturgi”, vilken publiceras som Figura Nova Series 35 (Uppsala universitet 2018). På bilden syns, förutom disputanden till höger, ordförande Jan … Continue reading

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New issue of Scandinavian Journal of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies

In volume 3 (2017), the editor Vassilios Sabatakakis is happy to welcome a guest-editor, Dr AnnaLinden Weller, who has edited five articles from a conference that she organized at Uppsala University in 2016 within the frame of the ‘Text and … Continue reading

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BBC radio drama on Zoe Porphyrogenita – available for another week!

Radio dramatist Robin Brooks plays with (and against) the prejudices of a Byzantium filled with intrigues, murder and drama, turning the events of Zoe’s life into a play that sometimes feels like a reality show. The narrative voice of Michael … Continue reading

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In memoriam: Elisabeth Piltz (1938-2018)

Elisabeth Piltz died on January 23, 2018, in Uppsala. She was born on March 7, 1938, in Ödeborg, municipality of Färgelanda, Dalsland, where she will be buried on February 23. Elisabeth Piltz studied art history and languages at the universities … Continue reading

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Förberedelser inför Istanbul 2021

Planeringen för nästa internationella kongress – The 24th International Congress of Byzantine Studies, som kommer att hållas i Istanbul 23-28 augusti 2021 – är redan i full gång. Kongressens tema är ”Byzantium – Bridge Between Worlds” / “Byzance – Pont … Continue reading

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