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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/20/2014 | 1111 Views | 1 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Follow-up Comments on Kalapodi

Episode 3: The Future

Summer 2013 saw the last excavation campaign in Kalapodi for the time being. Now the many archaeologists involved are busy systematically documenting the numerous finds and findings. But what comes…

The Future
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/13/2014 | 977 Views | 1 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Follow-up Comments on Kalapodi

Episode 2: International response

In positing the theory that cult ideas continued unbroken for almost 1,500 years in Kalapodi, extending from the Mycenaean to the Archaic epoch, the team of archaeologists headed by Prof.…

International response
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 08/06/2014 | 5413 Views | 1 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Follow-up Comments on Kalapodi

Episode 1: Cult continuity

The excavations in Kalapodi, at the former Oracle Sanctuary at Abai, revealed numerous new insights, above all regarding the religious history of ancient Greece. The most recent campaigns are…

Cult continuity
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 05/24/2014 | 7501 Views | 1 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Follow-up Comments on Kalapodi

Kultkontinuität

Project leadership:
Prof. Dr. Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier
Location:
Kalapodi, Greece
Info:

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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Eternal Gods? -
Excavations in Kalapodi (Greece)

Episode 9: The Team

In the ninth and final episode project head Prof. Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier’s team is presented. Together they have supplied proof that the famous Oracle Sanctuary at Abai really was located near…

The Team
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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 | 03/13/2013 | 4477 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Eternal Gods? -
Excavations in Kalapodi (Greece)

Episode 7: The Surrounding Area

The Oracle Sanctuary at Abai is to be found in a historically significant landscape. In Antiquity the Phoenicians ruled over this region in Central Greece, which is located between the Evian…

The Surrounding Area
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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 | 02/27/2013 | 5729 Views | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

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Excavations in Kalapodi (Greece)

Episode 5: Stamped and Sealed

The archaeologists’ theory that ritual traditions in ancient Greece date back much farther than previously assumed is fueled further in the continued excavations in Kalapodi. During many hours of…

Stamped and Sealed
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Excavations in Kalapodi (Greece)

Episode 4: Traces of the Mycenaeans

The archaeological campaign in the excavation site of the Oracle Sanctuary in Abai continues. Indeed, it is even going several levels deeper. How many more preceding temples will the archaeologists…

Traces of the Mycenaeans
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Excavations in Kalapodi (Greece)

Episode 3: Reading Bones

The findings from the latest excavations now have to be analysed by experts. The archaeologists mainly came across a large number of animal bones, yet another indication that sacrificial rituals…

Reading Bones
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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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Eternal Gods? -
Excavations in Kalapodi (Greece)

Episode 1: A New Start

Headed by archaeologist Prof. Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier, the team previously proved the existence of six temples on the Kalapodi excavation site; you can follow their work in the first L.I.S.A.video…

A New Start
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Archäologie im Kleingarten

Filmabend mit den Archäologen Ortwin Dally und Kay Kohlmeyer (Teil 2)

Was haben Archäologen und Kleingärtner mindestens gemeinsam? Wir dachten an den Spaten und das Graben. Was Archäologie noch ausmacht, darüber haben wir in der Laube mit zwei renommierte Archäologen…

Archäologie im Kleingarten
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Excavations in Kalapodi (Greece)

Neustart

Project leadership:
Prof. Dr. Wolf-Dietrich Niemeier
Location:
Greece, Kalapodi
Info:

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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Abae - the mystery of the oracle (Greece)

Episode 10: Celebration

Am letzten Grabungstag dokumentiert das Team vor allem den Grabungsstand und deckt die Stätte zu, um sie winterfest zu machen. Beim Abschlussfest lassen die Forscher den Grabungsprozess noch einmal…

Celebration
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 02/14/2011 | 5842 Views | 3 | Movies by the Gerda Henkel Foundation

Abae - the mystery of the oracle (Greece)

Episode 9: Sensational find!

Nun ist es bewiesen: Die Grabung findet tatsächlich in der heiligen Orakelstätte von Abai statt. Heute graben die Forscher in der frühesten Schicht des Tempels, aus geometrischer Zeit (700 v.…

Sensational find!
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L.I.S.A. Redaktion | 12/20/2010 | 4648 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 | 3943 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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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