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2020.05.30 | History and archaeology

Oplev de antikke græske og romerske byer på gratis online-læreplatform og YouTube

Kom med til antikkens byer ved Middelhavet uden at forlade dit hjem. Nyt online-kursus tager dig med på en rejse gennem byudvikling i antikken.

2020.05.29 | Publication

Antique statuary and urban identity in Roman Greece

New publication by Assistant professor Christopher Dickenson.

2020.05.29 | Publication

Non-destructive identification of surface enrichment and trace element fractionation in ancient silver coins

New publication by PhD student Mahir Hrnjic, former Postdoc Graham Adrian Hagen-Peter, former Assistant professor Thomas Birch, Assistant professor Gry Barfod, Professor Søren Sindbæk and Professor Charles Lecher.

2020.05.29 | PhD defence

PhD degree awarded

Congratulations, Olav!

2020.05.27 | Research, History and archaeology

Archive Archaeology: Preserving and Sharing Palmyra’s Cultural Heritage through Harald Ingholt’s Digital Archives

By Professor Rubina Raja and Research assistant Olympia Bobou.

Fig. 1. The land wall of Constantinople proved crucial for the survival of the Byzantine capital from its construction under Theodosius II (r. 408–450 CE) to the mid-15th century CE (photo: Emanuele E. Intagliata).
Fig. 2. Cover of the book.

2020.05.22 | Research news, Publication, History and archaeology

Approaching late antique city walls with an empire-wide perspective

Assistant professor Emanuele E. Intagliata discusses ancient urban fortifications and introduces a new edited book.

Fig. 1. Roman amphorae in a shop next to the House of Neptun and Amphitrite in Herculanum (credit: Paulina Komar).

2020.05.22 | Research news, History and archaeology

Simulating the Roman economy: amphora distribution and transport costs

Associate professor Tom Brughmans is a collaborator on a new project on simulating the Roman economy and studying distributions of Roman amphorae in Italy. The project is directed by Dr. Paulina Komar of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, and it is funded by a SONATA grant from the Polish National Science Centre.

2020.05.20 | Conference

Contextualising the earthquake of 749 CE - From high definition archaeology to global history

Conference in Copenhagen 23-34 November 2020. Organised by Achim Lichtenberger (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster) and Rubina Raja (Centre for Urban Network Evolutions - Aarhus University).

2020.05.18 | Research news, History and archaeology

Soil sampling – when size matters!

Include soil geochemistry when excavating. This can help detangle details that might be invisible on site and hidden in the excavated soils. In this study, PhD Student Pernille L. K. Trant demonstrates why the chosen sampling grid size actually does matter for the result and the archaeological interpretations.

2020.05.14 | Publication

Updates on Brepols Publishers’ latest publications on the Ancient Near East

New publications in the UrbNet-related book series “Studies in Classical Archaeology” and “Contextualizing the Sacred: Sacred Space and its Material Culture in the Ancient Near East and Egypt”.

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