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Altägyptische Kursivschriften. Digitale Paläographie und systematische Analyse des Hieratischen und der Kursivhieroglyphen

The subject of the interdisciplinary project, which combines egyptological research with methods from computer philology, consists of the ancient Egyptian scripts called Hieratic and cursive hieroglyphic script, both having been used alongside monumental hieroglyphic script for over 3000 years. The inventory of signs taken from selected texts is systematically and digitally recorded with different…

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Corpus Medicorum Graecorum

The corpora of the ancient physicians (Corpus Medicorum Graecorum, Corpus Medicorum Latinorum) have the task of collecting the surviving writings of all Greek and Latin medical authors from the 5th century BC to the end of classical antiquity, including writings which have survived only in fragmentary form. The project provides historical-critical editions with translations (optionally in German,…

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Die Griechischen Christlichen Schriftsteller der ersten Jahrhunderte

Ancient, christian theologians such as Augustine (354 - 430 AD) or Origines (ca. 185 - 254 AD) shaped the culture of subsequent epochs with their rich oeuvre and often influence it until today. There are many reasons to deal with the effects of classical works. Elementary requirements for this proposition are good text editions. The research unit would like to work in close Cooperation with…

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disiecta membra. Stone Architecture and Urbanism in Roman Germany

Roman stone architecture represents a unique treasure of cultural heritage that gives evidence of early forms of sustainable urbanity in Germany. However, most of it has survived as dislocated building elements (disiecta membra), whose existence so far has hardly been known, let alone published. The academy project therefore serves to index, link and evaluate this corpus of material (approx.…

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Edition griechischer Urkunden

The Commission for the Corpus of Greek Documents, established by the founder of Byzantine Studies, Karl Krumbacher, has been collecting and researching Greek documents of the Middle Ages (330 - 1453 AD) since 1900. Initially, the work was focused on the imperial charters as the most important genre of document. The systematic indexing was carried out in five extensive volumes (1924 - 1995, partly…

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Edition literarischer Keilschrifttexte aus Assur

For some 3,500 years (34th century BC to 1st century AD), cuneiform served to document, preserve and disseminate intellectual content. The capacity for great cultural and political achievement found among the empires of the Near East was closely bound to the development and use of this medium.

Characteristic to the cultures of the ancient Near East is thus not in the least the extraordinary…

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Forschungen zur antiken Sklaverei. Quellen zur Sklaverei bei Griechen und Römern

The research project, founded in 1950 by Joseph Vogt, aims to investigate ancient slavery in all its manifestations from as many perspectives as possible and with all possible methods. The monographic form of the publication was chosen to realize this comprehensive concept. Since 1990 there has also been a series of supplements in which certain groups of sources are presented with translation and…

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Fundmünzen der Antike

The project identifies, records, edits and evaluates coin finds from antiquity. It thus lays the foundation for the historical analysis of this important source material. In view of the mass of finds from the entire ancient Mediterranean region and the neighbouring areas as well as the period under investigation from the 7th century BC to the 9th century AD - in the east until the end of the…

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Hethitische Forschungen

The project Hethitische Forschungen has been based in Mainz for more than 20 years. The project has grown out of fifty years of collecting and editing and of participating in the excavations of the German Archaeological Institute in Bogazköy-Hattuša (Turkey).

The task has existed since the beginning of the research project in:

1. the archival collection of cuneiform tablets found during excavations…

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Strukturen und Transformationen des Wortschatzes der ägyptischen Sprache. Text-und Wissenskulturen im alten Ägypten

The Egyptian-Coptic language is the human language with the longest documented lifetime, clocking at 4,500 years prior to its extinction. Its vocabulary reflects the knowledge and worldviews of one of the formative cultures of the ancient world. In order to explore the linguistic and cultural evidence of this historical episteme, the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW) and…

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Thesaurus cultus et rituum antiquorum

For the first time, the project aims to index and document the testimonies of the cults and rites of the Greek, Etruscan and Roman religions in a clearly arranged form. Literary, epigraphic and archaeological evidence will be recorded in equal measure. This interdisciplinary approach will create a new basis for research in the field of ancient religion, which in recent times has been increasingly…

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