Current Projects

Byzantium between Orient and Occident: Appropriation, translation and dissemination of knowledge, ideas and objects

Approaching Byzantium in Ottoman Istanbul: the Reception of the Byzantine Heritage of Constantinople by Scholars from the Holy Roman Empire in the 16th century  
Anti-Jewish Greek literature in late Medieval Crete (15th c.)  
Negotiating Byzantine Theology and Religious Difference in Russia’s Imperial Borderlands: Intercultural Contacts between the Russian Orthodox Church and Oriental Christianities in the Long Nineteenth Century  
Bessarion’s contribution to the processes of dissemination of Byzantine cultural heritage in the West during the late 15th century  
Byzantine Literary History in a Eurasian Context  
Byzanz an frühneuzeitlichen Höfen. Rezeptionen, Konfrontationen und Projekte  
Crisis and Transformation of an Old Regime: Circulation of Ideologies and Institutions between Russian and Ottoman Empires, 1768–1774  
The Greek Treatise 'On the Highly Appreciated and Famous Art of the Goldsmith' - Edition and Interdisciplinary Commentary  
The Iberian Peninsula between Toletum and Constantinople. Hybrid constellations of religious knowledge  
Hagiotopographie und das Synaxar von Konstantinopel  
Canon law and historiography as ways of disseminating Eastern Church norms in the Franconian Empire: Collectio Vetus Gallica and Liber Historiae Francorum  
Commentary on the Ecclesiastical History of John of Ephesus  
Monkish networks of mobility in Trans-Ottoman space. The Danubian Principalities and the Ottoman Southeast Europe between the 14th and the 17th century  
Orbis Romanus? Byzantium and the Roman Legacy in the Frankish World (594–1024)  
Potentiale einer Objektbiographie: Der hochmittelalterliche Silberkasten im Trierer Domschatz  
Sakralarchitektur, Ritus und Musik zwischen Byzanz und dem Westen (6.–15. Jahrhundert)  
Shemarya ha-Ikriti and the Intellectual Cosmos of the Byzantine Jews in the 14th Century  
Sinners and damned in antiquity and Byzantium  
The Beginnings of Book Printing in the Ottoman Empire: The Role of Printed Books in the Transmission of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Heritage  
Zur Rezeption byzantinischer Rechtstraditionen im slawischen und arabischsprachigen Raum  
»Gurbet Istanbul«: Migranten in der osmanischen Hauptstadt (1453–1800)  

GRK 2304 Byzantium and the Euro-Mediterranean Martial Cultures

"Semper vincimus". Die militärische Inszenierung des Herrscherhauses in der römischen Kaiserzeit  
Africam defendere. Byzantinische Fortifikationen in der nordafrikanischen Region Thugga im 6. und 7. Jahrhundert  
Descriptions of Byzantine Combatants in Written Byzantine Sources during the Reign of the First Palaiologan Emperors, 1259-1328  
Christian Symbols on Military Equipment – The Christian Warrior in the Frankish Empire  
Die ‚Kriegshistoriographie‘ des Orosius – Geschichtsschreibung aus christlich-apologetischer Perspektive  
Varangians and Slavs as Byzantium's Threat in 18th and 19th Century Russian Pictorial and Textual Culture  
Geprägte Gelübde – Untersuchungen zu den Votaprägungen anlässlich der Regierungsjubiläen der römischen Kaiser von Antoninus Pius bis Iustinianus I. (138 bis 565 n. Chr.)  
Horos, Sinor, Terminus. Conceptualization of border in Byzantines, Seljuk and Crusader cultures of war from the eleventh to the thirteenth centuries  
Illustrations of Military Technology in Byzantine Manuscripts: Transfer and Adaptation of Ancient Knowledge in Byzantium  
The Language of Peace? – Analysing the language of Tertullian  
The Depiction of Men as Warriors in 14th-Century Sources - Mühldorf and Other Examples  
Kreuzzugsdebatten auf den allgemeinen Konzilien des 15. Jahrhunderts  
Kriegertum in Grenzgesellschaften – Waffengräber des 4. –7. Jh. an der byzantinischen Donaugrenze  
Kriegsdarstellungen und Deutungen in frühneuzeitlichen Reiseberichten zum Osmanischen Reich  
Recollecting Conflict: Descriptions of war in Early Medieval Italian Narratives  
Speaking of War: Moldavian and Wallachian Perceptions to the Ottoman Threat during the 14th-16th Centuries  
Untersuchungen zu Kavalleriedarstellungen in der Spätantike im Osten des Imperium Romanum  
Studies on the Reception of Byzantine Rulers and Military Conflicts in the Italian Musical Theatre of the Early Modern Period  
War Discourse in the Times of Crisis: Authorial Strategies in Byzantine Historical Literature of the 14th century  
Miniature from the Chludov-Psalter, showing the construction of a building (MS. gr.129d, fol. 96r. Fig.: Scepkina, Miniatjury chludovskoj psaltyri, Moskau 1977).