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Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
La Cetra Cornuta : the Horned Lyre of the Christian World
What was the stringed instrument known in medieval and early Renaissance Italy as “cetra”?
The coastal site of Butrint is situated on a peninsula in south-western Albania, opposite the island of Corfu and Apulia in southern Italy (across the Adriatic Sea). In Medieval times, Butrint served as a connecting bridge between East and West – between Byzantium and the Latin world.
Athens is universally known as a symbol of democracy, philosophy, and ancient Greek aesthetics. Some of the most famous classical monuments, including the Parthenon and the temple of Hephaestus, can be found here.
After the advent of Islam in the 7th century C.E., the strategic geographical position of Tarsus (its proximity to the sea and to the mountain pass leading to inland Anatolia) made this town the de facto capital of the thughur, a historical and geographical term created by Muslim geographers qualifying
Situated on the west coast of modern Turkey, the site of Ephesus is one of the largest excavations in Turkey and one of the most visited tourist attractions. Only one tenth of the city has been exposed until now although the Austrian Archaeological Institute in Vienna (ÖAI) has been excavating here
Concert Crawford Young
Arts and Culture, Concert/artistic presentation as part of PhD Defence
Leiden University digitises 80,000 pages of medieval manuscripts
Leiden University Libraries and Brill publishing house have digitised one of the University's top collections. The collection is now available as an online publication: Codices Vossiani Latini Online.