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Oleg Grabar
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Oleg Grabar, the great Islamic art and architecture historian, moved to the United Staes in 1948 when his father, André Grabar, took the position of Director of Studies at Dumbarton Oaks. At that time, he was eighteen years old. A prolific writer who shaped western perception of middle eastern Islamic culture, Mr. Grabar was a member of […]
Alexander Kazhdan
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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
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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 […]
Instructions For Using The Hagiography Database
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Please note that the interface for the Hagiography database is under development.
Located in Research / / Resources for Scholars / Resources for Byzantine Hagiography
Knowing Bodies, Passionate Souls
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Ernst Kitzinger, “The Dumbarton Oaks Center for Byzantine Studies”
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Wilhelm Koehler: First Senior Fellow in Charge of Research
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Located in Research / / 75th Anniversary / Blog
Sirarpie Der Nersessian Papers and Photographs
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Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Archives, Washington, D.C.
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Francis Dvornik Papers and Images
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Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Archives, Washington, D.C.
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Polyeuktos magistros (eleventh century, second half)
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Located in Resources / Byzantine Seals / Search the Catalogue