Ancient History News Archive April 2013

April 2013

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"Of all the art forms, sculpture was the first to give a comprehensive and coherent voice to the new formal Renaissance idiom, the roots of which went back to the classical world. But it was the coherence of the Renaissance visual language that made the difference... These were major works of art, yet when they were cited, it was as fragments, without... [continue reading]
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Roman Riches in Iron Age Denmark

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published on 23 April 2013
Danish archaeologists made an unprecedented discovery in the municipality of Ishøj, located just 18 km (11 mi) outside of Copenhagen, in October 2007: an intact grave of a high-ranking man or "prince" from the Roman Iron Age (c. 1-400 CE). Hailed as one of the most important discoveries in recent memory, the grave provided a unique glimpse into the material... [continue reading]
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AHE Collaborates with Kunstpedia

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published on 21 April 2013
The Ancient History Encyclopedia is pleased to announce that it has joined forces with the Kunstpedia Foundation to bring increased public attention to the fine and applied arts. Kunstpedia is a Dutch non-profit organization established by enthusiasts of art history and the visual arts in 2008. Today, it is recognized by the Dutch Tax Office as an Institution... [continue reading]
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AHE Joins PELAGIOS Project

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published on 08 April 2013
It gives us great pleasure to announce that the Ancient History Encyclopedia is joining the PELAGIOS Project. PELAGIOS stands for "Pelagios: Enable Linked Ancient Geodata In Open Systems," and its aim is to help introduce Linked Open Data into online resources that refer to places in the ancient world. This approach permits new modes of discovery and visualization for... [continue reading]
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Deciphering Ancient Cham Art

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published on 03 April 2013
The Cham people of central and south Vietnam have impressive artistic and architectural traditions, dating back more than 1700 years. Migrating from the island of Borneo to present-day Vietnam in second century CE, the Cham maintained a series of coastal kingdoms from c. 192-1832 CE. Champa--located at the crossroads of India, Java, and China--was the grand emporium... [continue reading]

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