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DOaks BookByzantine Garden Culture
by admin published May 04, 2012 last modified Dec 16, 2013 03:31 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Antony Littlewood, Henry Maguire, and Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn, editors (2002)
Located in Publications & Online Resources / Publications / Books in Print
DOaks BookThe Life of Saint Basil the Younger
by Sarah Bogart published Apr 30, 2014 last modified May 29, 2014 11:44 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
Denis F. Sullivan, Alice-Mary Talbot, and Stamatina McGrath, editors and translators
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DOaks BookThe Taktika of Leo VI
by Sarah Bogart published Feb 04, 2014 last modified Apr 30, 2014 01:41 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Leo VI; George T. Dennis, editor and translator (2014)
Located in Publications & Online Resources / Publications / Books in Print
Alexander Kazhdan
by jncarder last modified Dec 05, 2011 10:36 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Few individuals were as influential to the field of Byzantine Studies during the past century as Alexander Kazhdan. Kazhdan, a Russian scholar, immigrated to the United States in 1978 after it became clear that Soviet censorship was limiting his ability to publish his research.  While he is perhaps best known for his work on the Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium, he […]
The Social Lunch
by jncarder last modified Dec 05, 2011 10:36 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Dumbarton Oaks, unlike many other institutions of its kind, is home to three, very different programs of study.  On their own, Byzantinists, Pre-Columbianists, and Garden & Landscape scholars would have no reason to interact, but at Dumbarton Oaks this is not the case.  By organizing communal lunches, teas, and social hours, a unique culture has […]
The Swimming Pool
by jncarder last modified Dec 05, 2011 10:36 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Out of Dumbarton Oaks’s many prominent garden features, the swimming pool remains one of the most popular.  The pool was built in the early 1920s, replacing the stable yard and manure pit belonging to the previous residents. Currently, the pool is available for use by all staff and Fellows of Dumbarton Oaks outside of the garden’s public hours. […]
ExhibitGod's Regents on Earth: A Thousand Years of Byzantine Imperial Seals
by Jonathan Shea, jonathans published Aug 22, 2012 last modified Jun 28, 2013 10:29 AM — filed under: , , , ,
For over a thousand years the Byzantine Emperor ruled as God's regent of earth. The decisions of the individuals who sat on the throne had repercussions throughout the Byzantine world and far beyond. Decrees, letters, judgments, and commands left Constantinople every day signed by the emperor in red ink and secured with the imperial seal. The designs of the imperial seals provide an insight into the minds and policies of the rulers whose image they bore; they tell us not only how they wished to be viewed by the recipients of their letters, but also how they viewed themselves.
Located in Publications & Online Resources / Byzantine Seals Online Catalogue
ClassificationSchool
by Michael K. Sohn last modified Jul 11, 2013 05:01 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Byzantine Summer School
Located in About / Staff Directory
Instructions For Using The Hagiography Database
by admin published Dec 06, 2011 last modified May 13, 2013 12:35 PM — filed under: , , ,
Please note that the interface for the Hagiography database is under development.
Located in Studies Programs / / Resources for Scholars / Hagiography Database
Hagiography Database
by admin published Dec 06, 2011 last modified Jan 13, 2015 11:33 AM — filed under: , ,
Online version of the Dumbarton Oaks Hagiography Database, originally released in 1998 as a set of floppy disks.
Located in Studies Programs / Byzantine Studies / Resources for Scholars