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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 09/02/2015 | 1581 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Necropolis of Pergamon

Episode 8: General Interview with Prof. Dr. Felix Pirson

In an in-depth interview, archaeologist Professor Felix Pirson, director of the German Archaeological Institute in Istanbul, answers questions relating to the project. What existing knowledge about…

General Interview with Prof. Dr. Felix Pirson
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/26/2015 | 1577 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Necropolis of Pergamon

Episode 7: A Key Element

“Tomb 7” is at the heart of the excavations. There the archaeologists found human remains from a total of eight individuals. Together with the anthropologists, the archaeologists try to find out…

A Key Element
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/19/2015 | 1508 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Necropolis of Pergamon

Episode 6: The Modern City

Modern city development or preservation of a historic legacy? This is a conflict modern Bergama/Pergamum must also face. The Turkish city of Bergama is growing every year, and thus requires ever…

The Modern City
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/05/2015 | 1606 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Necropolis of Pergamon

Episode 4: Anthropology

In their excavations of the necropolis of Pergamum, the archaeologists have already unearthed numerous graves. The individual skeletal finds are the subject of a related discipline. Anthropologist…

Anthropology
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 07/29/2015 | 1681 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Necropolis of Pergamon

Episode 3: Tombs

During the course of their excavations of the burial ground at the foot of the acropolis of Pergamum, the researchers often come across small finds. These reveal that there were various different…

Tombs
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 07/22/2015 | 1936 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Necropolis of Pergamon

Episode 2: Geophysics

It was pure chance that the necropolis of Pergamum was discovered. The archaeological site was revealed during the course of construction work on a cable car. For the team working under the…

Geophysics
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 07/15/2015 | 5943 Views | 2 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

The Necropolis of Pergamon

Episode 1: Exploring an Ancient City

The city of Pergamum, whose history goes back to archaic times, was one of the most prominent places in ancient Greece. As part of the Roman Empire, Pergamum was likewise an economic and cultural…

Exploring an Ancient City
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Georgios Chatzoudis | 06/18/2015 | 2283 Views | Interviews

Philipp II. von Makedonien - ewig im Schatten Alexanders?

Interview mit Jörg Fündling über den Makedonenkönig

In der deutschsprachigen Forschung steht Philipp II. von Makedonien (382–336 v.Chr.) meist im Schatten seines berühmten Sohnes Alexander des Großen. Hier der verwegene und charismatische…

Philipp II. von Makedonien - ewig im Schatten Alexanders?
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 03/20/2013 | 3545 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Eternal Gods? -
Excavations in Kalapodi (Greece)

Episode 8: The Keystone

Key in the ongoing campaign are the four seal finds the archaeologists led by project head Prof. Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier excavated from the remains of the Oracle Sanctuary at Abai. They provide the…

The Keystone
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 03/06/2013 | 3683 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Eternal Gods? -
Excavations in Kalapodi (Greece)

Episode 6: The Round-Up Interview

In this episode, archaeologist Prof. Dr. Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier who is heading up the excavations in Kalapodi, addresses the most important questions relating to the project in a general interview:…

The Round-Up Interview
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 02/06/2013 | 6906 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Eternal Gods? -
Excavations in Kalapodi (Greece)

Episode 2: Treasure Trove

The excavation work in Kalapodi continues. The team headed by Prof. Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier digs down to even older layers of earth and reaches the remains of a temple dating from the tenth century…

Treasure Trove
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Georgios Chatzoudis | 08/23/2012 | 3468 Views | Interviews

Griechenland und der Klientelismus

Interview mit Prof. Dr. Heinz A. Richter

Morgen besucht der griechische Ministerpräsident Antonis Samaras die deutsche Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel in Berlin. Um der Kanzlerin mehr Zeit für die Umsetzung der Reformen abzuringen, hat…

Griechenland und der Klientelismus

Prof. Dr. Heinz A. Richter

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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 04/01/2012 | 115923 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Eternal Gods? -
Excavations in Kalapodi (Greece)

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Project leadership:
Prof. Dr. Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier
Location:
Greece, Kalapodi
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The Research Project
Around 1200 BC Greece’s high culture of the Late Bronze Age, which is now referred to as the Mycenaean period after its main discovery site the grand citadel of Mycenae, ended in a major catastrophe. The academic world has long suspected that this era was succeeded by a period of decline and stagnation, described as the “Dark Ages” (1200 to 850 BC). This was followed by the “Greek Renaissance” which bore the Polis system harking back to the heroic past of the Mycenaean…

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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 12/20/2010 | 4687 Views | 3 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Abae - the mystery of the oracle (Greece)

Episode 8: The inscription

Im Umfeld der Grabung wurde eine Inschrift gefunden, die den Forschern einen entscheidenden Hinweis geben könnte. Um ihn richtig einordnen zu können, inspizieren die Epigraphiker zunächst die…

The inscription
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 10/25/2010 | 3986 Views | 3 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Abae - the mystery of the oracle (Greece)

Episode 7: The well

Im Nordtempel befindet sich ein Brunnenschacht – dies könnte ein weiterer Hinweis auf die Existenz eines Orakels sein, auch in Delphi saß das Orakel über einer Erdspalte. Am Boden des Schachts…

The well
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 07/12/2010 | 6414 Views | 3 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Abae - the mystery of the oracle (Greece)

Episode 6: The men's ring dance

Die Lösung des Rätsels rückt zwar immer näher, aber um den endgültigen Durchbruch zu erzielen, muss noch tiefer gegraben werden. Daher entfernen die Forscher eine weitere schwere Steinplatte aus…

The men's ring dance
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 05/27/2010 | 5542 Views | 3 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Abae - the mystery of the oracle (Greece)

Episode 5: Hot on the heels of Apollo

Mittlerweile sind die Forscher westlich des Tempels bis zu Schichten von ca. 200 v. Chr. vorgedrungen. Unter dem Einbau aus klassischer Zeit wurde eine Konstruktion aus Lehmziegeln aus dem sechsten…

Hot on the heels of Apollo
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 04/29/2010 | 5353 Views | 3 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Abae - the mystery of the oracle (Greece)

Episode 4: The Persians are coming

Ziel der heutigen Arbeitsschritte ist es, eine virtuelle Rekonstruktion des Tempels vor seiner Zerstörung durch das Perserheer des Xerxes im Jahre 480 v. Chr. zu erstellen. Dafür vermisst und…

The Persians are coming
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 04/01/2010 | 5664 Views | 3 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Abae - the mystery of the oracle (Greece)

Episode 3: Getting to the core

Da das Allerheiligste und damit der Ursprung des Tempels unter einem Einbau aus klassischer Zeit vermutet wird, müssen die 2500 Jahre alten Blöcke einzeln entfernt werden. Nach der Grabung müssen…

Getting to the core
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 03/18/2010 | 6717 Views | 3 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Abae - the mystery of the oracle (Greece)

Episode 2: The search begins

Die Vorbereitungen für die Grabung beginnen am frühen Morgen. Die erfahrenen Forscher führen die Studenten in die Geschichte des Orakeltempels ein, der in antiker Zeit ebenso berühmt war wie das…

The search begins