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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 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 May 13, 2015 03:47 PM — 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
Hagiography Database
by admin published Dec 06, 2011 last modified May 07, 2012 12:19 PM — filed under: , ,
Located in Studies Programs / Byzantine Studies / Resources for Scholars
Alice-Mary Talbot
by James N. Carder published Jun 26, 2013 last modified Jun 26, 2013 11:04 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Oral History Interview with Alice-Mary Talbot, undertaken by Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent at the Dumbarton Oaks Guest House (Fellows Building) on August 5, 2009. At Dumbarton Oaks, Alice-Mary Talbot was a Junior Fellow (1966–1968), Associate for Academic Affairs (1978–1980), Visiting Senior Research Associate (1991–1992), Advisor for the Hagiography Project (1992–1996), Advisor for the Hagiography Project and Advisor for Byzantine Publications (1996–1997), Director of Byzantine Studies (1997–2001), and member ex officio of the Board of Senior Fellows (1997–2001) in the Byzantine Studies Program.
Located in Library & Archives / Dumbarton Oaks Archives / Oral History Project
Angela Constantinides Hero and Helen C. Evans
by erikf published Jun 18, 2012 last modified Jun 26, 2013 10:24 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Oral History Interview with Angela Constantinides Hero and Helen C. Evans, undertaken by Anne Steptoe, Elizabeth Gettinger, and Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on July 29, 2009. At Dumbarton Oaks, Angela Hero was co-editor with John Thomas and with assistance from Giles Constable of Byzantine Monastic Foundation Documents: A Complete Translation of the Surviving Founders’ Typika and Testaments (Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks, 2000); she was involved with this project between 1982 and 1993. Helen Evans was a Summer Fellow in the Byzantine Studies Program at Dumbarton Oaks (1982).
Located in Library & Archives / Dumbarton Oaks Archives / Oral History Project