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Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum

The Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum contains the Latin inscriptions from the entire space of the former Roman Empire in a geographical and systematic order; since its foundation by Theodor Mommsen, it has been the authoritative documentation of the epigraphic heritage of Roman antiquity. Today, the Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum has about 180,000 inscriptions and supplementary volumes with plates…

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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 alexandrinische und antiochenische Bibelexegese in der Spätantike

Through critical editions of authoritative commentaries and sermons on Old Testament texts as well as comparative studies, the Academy's project “Die alexandrinische und antiochenische Bibelexegese in der Spätantike” opens up a central part of the literature of ancient Christianity - namely the interpretation of that part of the Christian Holy Scripture which Christianity shares with its mother…

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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, Übersetzung und Kommentierung der Kleinen und fragmentarischen Historiker der Spätantike

Most of the sources that we have on the history of the late antiquity are lost and can at best be recovered in extracts through the reference from subsequent authors, who sometimes lived half a millennium later. The late antiquity is of great importance for the political and cultural development of Europe that cannot be overestimated: within this epoch highly dramatic events occured that one can…

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Epigraphische Datenbank römischer Inschriften

The project “Epigraphische Datenbank Heidelberg” (i.e. “Epigraphic Database Heidelberg”, or EDH for short) was established in 1986 with a duration of five years under the auspices of the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Program, and further funded from 1991 onwards by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation. Since 1993, it has been a research project at the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences with a duration until 2020.…

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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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Galen als Vermittler, Interpret und Vollender Der antiken Medizin

The project “Galen als Vollender, Interpret und Vermittler der antiken Medizin” edits, translates, and comments on medical texts by Galen, which - from today’s perspective - are in the field of tension between the natural sciences and the humanities.

Galen von Pergamon, who worked in Rome in the 2nd century CE as medical advisor to Emperor Marcus Aurelius, became with his extensive oeuvre the…

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Prosopographia Imperii Romani

The Prosopographia Imperii Romani is a biographical dictionary, which essentially covers the ruling class of the Roman Empire in the early and high imperial period. The investigation period begins the Battle of Aktium 31 BC, which sealed the monarchical future of Rome. It ends with the reign of Diocletian (284-305), as the state and social structure of the empire had changed considerably since his…

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Reallexikon für Antike und Christentum

The Encyclopaedia for the Antiquity and Christianity (RAC) is a fundamental instrument for researching Late Antiquity. In interdisciplinary investigations, the “examination of Christianity with Antiquity” is investigated, which means the multifaceted examination process of Christian, Jewish, as well as pagan Antiquity and the accompanying transformations into late antique culture up to the 7th…

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