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Summer at Dumbarton Oaks Goes Digital

Summer at Dumbarton Oaks Goes Digital

Robust virtual scholarly programming and internships developed for the summer months

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Repurposing Ancient Knowledge

Repurposing Ancient Knowledge

Dimiter Angelov studies geography in twelfth-century Constantinople and translates texts on philosophy, friendship, and Hellenic identity

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Placemaking with Plants

Placemaking with Plants

Lindi Masur puts seeds under the microscope to find new evidence for indigenous food production and landscape management

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Homer, Euripides, and Mount Athos

Homer, Euripides, and Mount Athos

Costas Constantinides catalogues a rare manuscript collection ranging from medieval textbooks to works by classical poets and orators

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Bringing Heaven Into the Church

Bringing Heaven Into the Church

Warren Woodfin presents six centuries of cross-referencing Orthodox ritual and heavenly iconography

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Trees That Heal and Fly

Trees That Heal and Fly

Thomas Arentzen searches for Byzantine trees that interacted with humans and the divine

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Biography of a Cultural Route

Biography of a Cultural Route

Eurydice Georganteli reveals the crucial importance of the Via Egnatia to European and world heritage

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Behind the Scenes: Finding Food in Rare Books

Behind the Scenes: Finding Food in Rare Books

Folger Before “Farm to Table” team visits the Plant Humanities Initiative

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Of Landscape and Lawsuits

Of Landscape and Lawsuits

Philip Gant studies legal implications of the Buddhist temple as critical infrastructure

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Picturesque Public Parks in Paris

Picturesque Public Parks in Paris

Ann Komara digs deep into a celebrated nineteenth-century park transformed from a quarry site

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Angels, Demons, and Narrative Conflict

Angels, Demons, and Narrative Conflict

Brad Boswell on how a fifth-century treatise out-narrates a rival

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Antiquities in the Electrical Plant

Antiquities in the Electrical Plant

Patricia Vigderman encounters startling contradictions in Rome

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Hunting for Butterflies

Hunting for Butterflies

Lewis Hyde talks butterflies, Buddhism, and the problem of the unforgettable

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Surveying the Borderland

Surveying the Borderland

Patrick Mullins sees diversity, conflict, politics, and coca in an ancient frontier landscape

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Tracking Ancient Immigration through Teeth

Tracking Ancient Immigration through Teeth

Gina Buckley looks for skeletal traces of elite and working-class immigration at Teotihuacan

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Peripheral Lands, Contested Histories

Peripheral Lands, Contested Histories

Zeynep Kezer studies Elazığ, Tunceli, and the making of modern Turkey from the margins

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Eastern Knowledge, Latin Letters

Eastern Knowledge, Latin Letters

John Mulhall finds medieval translators who sought to remedy Latin deficiency with Greek and Arabic texts

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From Paradise to Pompeii

From Paradise to Pompeii

Annette Giesecke finds Near Eastern inspiration for luxurious ancient Roman gardens

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A Typology of Gifts

A Typology of Gifts

Daniel Caner untangles dirty wealth, fruit-bearings, and Christian philanthropy

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The Park as Evolutionary Art

The Park as Evolutionary Art

Heidi Hohmann charts 150 years of parkways, playground instructors, and change in Minneapolis

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