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Script as Image at Dumbarton Oaks
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A summary of the proceedings of the Sign and Design Symposium
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A Ninth-Century Greek-Arabic Palimpsest
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An informal talk with Father Justin Sinaites and Professor Jack Tannous
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Ottoman History, in Rhyme
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This post is provided by Anne Marie Creighton, who joins us this year as a research fellow in the Dumbarton Oaks Library. The first full-scale depiction of Ottoman history in English was Richard Knolles’ The Generall Historie of the Turkes, which he published in 1603. Because this book proved very popular, it was reprinted numerous […]
Imagining Delos
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This post is provided by Anne Marie Creighton, who joins us this year as a research fellow in the Dumbarton Oaks Library. “‘Delos, would you want to be the abode of my son, Phoibos Apollon, and to house him in a lavish temple? For it cannot escape you that no other will touch you since […]
Engravings and their Makers
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This post is provided by Anne Marie Creighton, who joins us this year as a research fellow in the Dumbarton Oaks Library. For the past month, I have been leafing through centuries-old books. My task? To take notes on those rare books at Dumbarton Oaks that pertain to the Byzantine heritage of Ottoman Constantinople, recording […]
Before the Rosetta Stone
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This post is provided by Anne Marie Creighton, who joins us this year as a research fellow in the Dumbarton Oaks Library. Something about ancient Egypt sets people’s curiosity alight, making them wonder about its temples and kings, its writing and history. Ever since the proverbial sightseers from classical Greece, writing tourist graffiti on monuments already ancient in 500 B.C., the great pyramids by the […]
Abu Al-Mawahib Karim Ibn . . (?) (tenth/eleventh century)
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Catalogue of the Byzantine and Early Mediaeval Antiquities in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, volume 2
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Marvin C. Ross, editor; Susan A. Boyd and Stephen R. Zwirn (2005)
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Catalogue of the Sculpture in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection from the Ptolemaic Period to the Renaissance
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Gary Vikan (1995)
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Catalogue of the Byzantine and Early Mediaeval Antiquities in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, volume 3
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Kurt Weitzmann (1972)
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